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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 scroll through the archives of over 400 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. Curtain up! For more information go to

Aug 28, 2022

For our annual August tribute to film composers, we spotlight four giants of the 1960s: Elmer Bernstein, John Barry, Burt Bacharach, and Richard Rodney Bennett. Highlights from their major movie and theater achievements of the...

Jun 26, 2022

The second part of our two-part interview with Mark Eden Horowitz, editor of "The Letters of Oscar Hammerstein II": Now, we move on to OH2 and Rodgers, Sondheim, and the "what-ifs" of this mighty career. Songs performed by Nat King Cole, Audra McDonald, Dinah Shore, and...

Jun 19, 2022

The first of a two-part interview with the editor of "The Letters of Oscar Hammerstein II," Mark Eden Horowitz, with brand-new insights of our greatest lyricist. With songs performed by Irene Dunne, Paul Robeson, Sarah Vaughan and more.


Mar 7, 2022

Go east, young tunesmiths! Great Hollywood songwriters try their respective hands at Broadway musicals with such shows as Ballroom, Skyscraper, Oh Captain!, Shangri-La,...

Feb 20, 2022

A big parade of songs by The Music Man's music man. Robert Preston, Barbara Cook, Tammy Grimes lead off, of course, but Perry Como, Ray Charles, Sammy Davis Jr., and a famous quartet (not barbershop) from Liverpool follow right behind.