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Broadway Matinee - Songs from the Stage & Screen

Series produced by Janean Jorgensen

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The weekly hour of show tunes, including vaudeville, the "Golden Age," songs sung on screen, and today's newest stage and cabaret music.

MATINEE explores a theme through music written to be performed on stage, in cabaret, or sung in film. Host Janean Jorgensen is an actress and singer with a passion for stories told in song. Even people who say they hate musicals say they like the ‘musical essays’ she creates.
Starting 2010, all shows are :59 with a 1-minute music break at :29. A full playlist is included compliant with both SX and BMI reporting.
A print advertisement for the Matinee, in either full color or BW, is available for free, for station customizing and placing in your market's theater programs (theater ads make great in-kind donations!). Contact Janean with your print ad size requirements.


107 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First

  • Added: Jun 06, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9

  • Added: Jun 21, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
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The lyricist/composer of Guys & Dolls and How to Succeed wrote many other great tunes for Hollywood and the stage.

Bought by 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, KMRE-LP, KFOK-LPFM, Spokane Public Radio, Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920 and more


  • Added: May 27, 2012
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 6
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Women who like to stir things up aren't always appreciated by society, but they make great stage characters

Bought by 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, KMRE-LP, Spokane Public Radio, KFOK-LPFM, Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920 and more


  • Added: Apr 16, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Even Broadway characters are under-employed and unsatisfied with their jobs.

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, KMRE-LP, KFOK-LPFM, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 26, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Laborious songs, including from the Stephen Schwartz musical Working

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, KMRE-LP, WRPI, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Sep 03, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6

  • Added: Oct 12, 2011
  • Length: 58:53
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Aug 04, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Aug 11, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Songs from The Apple Tree, Big River, Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, and other shows inspired by the works of Mark Twain.

Bought by Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, KMRE-LP, KREV-LP, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The Tony-award-winning composer is called one of Broadway's smartest songwriters since Stephen Sondheim. An introduction to this working musical pr...

Bought by 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, KMRE-LP, KFOK-LPFM, Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920, KKRN and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Jul 10, 2011
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Jan 15, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9

  • Added: Jul 18, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: Apr 30, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6

  • Added: Jan 15, 2012
  • Length: 58:18
  • Purchases: 4
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Salute the flag and those who defend freedom, in war and in peace, from composers George M Cohan, the Gershwins, Bock and Harnick, Harburg and Arli...

Bought by 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT, KHEN-LP, KSQM 91.5 FM, KKRN, and Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920


  • Added: Jul 04, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5