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Hosted by Laurence Maslon, BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET is a weekly radio program devoted to the greatest songs of the American Musical Theater. Originating from WPPB 88.3FM on Long Island's East End, each weekly episode

celebrates the shows, stars, songwriters, and cultural phenomena that makes Broadway a legendary place. Music taken from classic original cast albums, film, cabaret, rare recordings, and unique interpretations, with commentary, guest appearances, and news from Broadway.

Broadway to Main Street Laurence Maslon

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    • 4.7 • 94 Ratings

Hosted by Laurence Maslon, BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET is a weekly radio program devoted to the greatest songs of the American Musical Theater. Originating from WPPB 88.3FM on Long Island's East End, each weekly episode

celebrates the shows, stars, songwriters, and cultural phenomena that makes Broadway a legendary place. Music taken from classic original cast albums, film, cabaret, rare recordings, and unique interpretations, with commentary, guest appearances, and news from Broadway.

    Audra McDonald: Greatest Performances

    Audra McDonald: Greatest Performances

    In preparation for the PBS/Great Performances concert of Audra McDonald from the London Palladium (May 17), we play some of her finest moments from across her storied career: rarities and Tony-winners.

    • 54 min
    Broadway and Beyond

    Broadway and Beyond

    We're kicking off WLIW's "Broadway and Beyond" television/radio programming with a special episode of Game Changers and Groundbreakers: Show Boat, Pal Joey, Company, The Producers, Hamilton, and more.

    • 54 min
    The Other Couple

    The Other Couple

    In classic American musicals, there's usually a supporting--other--couple. Here's a tribute to Nathan and Adelaide, Ado Annie and Will Parker, Fraulein Schneider and Herr Schultz, and many more.

    • 54 min
    Broadway International

    Broadway International

    We travel the world for great international performers singing show tunes--Maurice Chevalier, Jacques Brel, Astrud Gilberto--and rare international cast albums, like Mi Bella Dama.

    • 54 min
    More of Loesser

    More of Loesser

    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 tune. 

    • 54 min
    Sarah Vaughan at 100

    Sarah Vaughan at 100

    One of the greatest singers of the 20th Century, Sarah Vaughan gets her centennial moment in the show tune spotlight. Songs from Babes in Arms, West Side Story, Golden Boy, South Pacific and more.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
94 Ratings

94 Ratings

willy 277 ,

Great

How can you not like this podcast? 👏

NeilGL ,

A gem!

I came across this podcast about 3 years ago, and it became a regular weekly companion for my long drives. Mr. Maslon’s love and knowledge of Broadway musicals is always on hand, and he has introduced me to shows, songs and singers I am very grateful to have experienced. Truly a jewel.

SophiaR12345 ,

A Theatre Lover’s Dream

The perfect balance of entertaining and educational; Broadway To Main Street provides a unique experience for its audience. Not only are you being introduced to a catalog of music, but you’re learning facts along the way. Each episode might be similar in format, but it brings a new surprise every week. If you want more than a traditional radio experience, Broadway To Main Street is the perfect avenue for you.

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