May 27, 2018
We’re joined in the studio by author Todd S. Purdum to discuss the wonderful world of Rodgers and Hammerstein from his brand-new book that chronicles their revolutionary collaboration. Songs from all the major shows performed by Julie Andrews, Leslie Odom, Jr., Barbara Cook, and many others.
May 6, 2018
With the team's My Fair Lady ensconced at Lincoln Center, wouldn't it be loverly to hear some Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe? Popular recordings of their masterpieces from Frank Sinatra, Julie Andrews, Robert Goulet, Nat "King" Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and the songwriters themselves.
Apr 22, 2018
Movie-maker, musical maven, and meshugguner--it's springtime for Mel Brooks and his wonderful wacky world of song. Performances from Madeline Kahn, Nathan Lane, Harry Connick, Jr. and Mel himself.
Mar 11, 2018
The musical march of the 20th Century, as seen by Stephen Sondheim in a chronological decade-by-decade collection of his songs; from Follies to Merrily We Roll Along to Assassins and more.
Feb 4, 2018
To celebrate Leonard Bernstein's centennial, we're playing highlights from On The Town, West Side Story, Candide and more, featuring Audra McDonald, Johnny Mathis, Chita Rivera and others.