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Broadway to Main Street is the crossroads where the greatest songs of the Broadway stage meet popular culture in America.  You can listen to this week's show; or dig into the archives of nearly 250 different broadcasts celebrating the timeless tunes and traditions of the American Musical Theater; or investigate books, articles, and news about the American musical. broadwaytomainstreet.com

Feb 22, 2015

It was the sweet spot of the Golden Age of the American Musical: the 1950s.


Feb 15, 2015

They dominated London’s theatre scene in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s—but they never made it across the pond: great British musicals, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, John Barry, John Williams, and Lionel Bart.


Feb 15, 2015

To celebrate Valentine's Day we're looking at the early stirrings of love on the Broadway stage--West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie, 13--and contrasting it with the kind of love that endures through time--Gigi, Follies, The Bridges of Madison County.