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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 dig into the archives of over 130 different broadcasts celebrating the timeless tunes and traditions of the American Musical Theater; or investigate books, articles, and news about the American musical. 

THIS WEEK'S SHOW

Original Air Date 5-17-2015

Chita Rivera

Broadway royalty is celebrated in this episode, with a tribute to the brilliant singer-dancer-actress Chita Rivera, currently knocking them dead (literally) in The Visit.  A look at her amazing six-decade-long career, with guest stars Dick Van Dyke, Liza Minnelli, and Gwen Verdon.

 

Chita Rivera

Encore: Memorial Day

In honor of our brave men and women who served in the Second World War, Ted Chapin (president of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization) joins us for a virtual tour of the Stage Door Canteen and the songs that celebrated America on the homefront.  Popular and little-known tunes by Rodgers and Hart, Kurt Weill, Johnny Mercer, Oscar Hammerstein, Harold Rome, and, of course, Irving Berlin.

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Welcome 

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 dig into the archives of over 130 different broadcasts celebrating the timeless tunes and traditions of the American Musical Theater; or investigate books, articles, and news about the American musical. 

THIS WEEK'S SHOWOriginal Air Date 5-17-2015 

Chita Rivera

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Broadway royalty is celebrated in this episode, with a tribute to the brilliant singer-dancer-actress Chita Rivera, currently knocking them dead (literally) in The Visit.  A look at her amazing six-decade-long career, with guest stars Dick Van Dyke, Liza Minnelli, and Gwen Verdon.

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