534 episodes

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 • 93 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.

    The 2024 Tony Awards

    The 2024 Tony Awards

    An overview of this year's 2024 Tony Awards. Selections from all the major nominees: Hell's Kitchen, The Outsiders, Suffs, Merrily We Roll Along, and more.

    • 54 min
    The 1974 Tony Awards

    The 1974 Tony Awards

    In our run-up to the 2024 Tonys, we look at Broadway 50 years ago: Raisin, Seesaw, Over Here! plus performances by Christopher Plummer, Michelle Lee, Alfred Drake, Lewis J. Stadlen and more.

    • 54 min
    Sondheim, Rolling Along

    Sondheim, Rolling Along

    Since Stephen Sondheim's passing in 2021, there have been several exciting revivals and revitalizations; here are a few: Merrily We Roll Along, Here We Are, Into the Woods, Melissa Errico, Liz Callaway and more.

    • 54 min
    My Favorite R&H

    My Favorite R&H

    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 others.

    • 54 min
    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

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
93 Ratings

93 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.

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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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