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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 250 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 broadwaytomainstreet.com

May 31, 2020

Fifty years ago at the Tonys, Broadway audiences were rendering their applause to Lauren Bacall, Katharine Hepburn, Cleavon Little, Melba Moore--and to special guests Noel Coward and Barbra Streisand. Take a step back in time and revel in their accomplishments.


May 24, 2020

The great Kander and Ebb score to Chicago is a tribute to vaudeville. Here are the original inspirations for the songs--Helen Morgan, Sophie Tucker, Eddie Cantor--side-by-side with their Broadway counterparts. It's all show business, kid.


May 17, 2020

A spotlight on the songs--all tunes originally from Broadway--performed by America's greatest song-and-dance man.  Fred Astaire takes a tuneful spin through the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Schwartz and Dietz and more.


May 10, 2020

Ready or not--here comes Momma! A musical bouquet for Mother's Day, featuring songs from all sorts of shows--Gypsy, Hairspray, Minnie's Boys--and all sorts of songwriters--Noel Coward, Kander and Ebb, David Yazbek.


May 3, 2020

Princesses have played the Palace for decades; here's a long list, from Snow White to Anne Boleyn to Ariel--in songs from Cole Porter, Elton John, Kurt Weill, Richard Rodgers and the new musical, Six.