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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 SEARCH through the archives of over 500 different episodes celebrating the timeless tunes and traditions of the American Musical Theater. Hosted and produced by Laurence Maslon, each podcast has its own theme and topic and is the best seat in the house for your favorite scores—and songs and shows just waiting to be discovered by you.  Winner of the 2019 ASCAP/Deems Taylor Award for Best Radio/Internet Program. Curtain up! For more information go to

May 27, 2024

To tee up the "Rodgers and Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert" on Great Performances l PBS on May 31st, I've selected some of my favorite things: performances by Sinatra, Johnny Mathis, Nina Simone, Ray Charles and a surrey full of...

Apr 14, 2024

Broadway's troubadour of the 1950s, Frank Loesser was a master of melody. Some of the greatest pop and jazz performers--Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Evans, Bobby Darin, Eliane Elias--roll the dice with Loesser's...

Mar 10, 2024

We're hopelessly devoted to the Academy Awards. This episode, we look at the songs written expressly for film adaptations of Broadway shows. Sinatra, Madonna, Streisand, Minnelli, and many more.

Mar 3, 2024

A tribute to the indomitable creator of Oliver!, From Russia With Love, and so many more--songs performed by Shirley Bassey, Judy Garland, Bernadette Peters and many others: whatever we got, we...

Feb 19, 2024

Highlights from the great songs in Porter's film musicals, rendered by a sensational company of greats: Bing Crosby, Barbra Streisand, Fred Astaire, Nancy Wilson, and...