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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: Apr 05, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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The man behind the music of Annie, Bye Bye Birdie, Applause, and other Broadway hits

Bought by Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920 and KKRN


  • Added: May 03, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Stage and Hollywood songs of World Wars I and II, with a special emphasis on Irving Berlin's patriotic gems

Bought by KSQM 91.5 FM, Spokane Public Radio, KKRN, and Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920


  • Added: Jun 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Music from the creator of La Cage aux Folles, Mame, and Hello Dolly

Bought by KKRN and Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920


  • Added: Jun 21, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Country music on and off Broadway, from Best Little Whorehouse in Texas to the latest Tony award winner, Once

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


  • Added: Jun 28, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Chivalrous soldiers are rather silly on Broadway, from Camelot to Don Quixote to Monty Python's Spamalot.

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


  • Added: Jul 25, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Songs of Sports on stage and screen - basketball, baseball, football, and even board games are featured in shows.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, KSQM 91.5 FM, Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920, and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 4
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The Christian story of Holy Week as featured in Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell, and Your Arms Too Short to Box with God.

Bought by WNMU-FM and KKRN


  • Added: Mar 30, 2013
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Aug 13, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Comparing some of the 20+ cast and studio recordings of the classic R&H musical

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


  • Added: Sep 19, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Just what is a theatrical producer? Songs from musicals that illustrate this behind-the-scenes person who accepts the Best-Musical Tony Award

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


  • Added: Sep 20, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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The romance of the western frontier inspired showtunes and songs for films

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


  • Added: Sep 20, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Oct 09, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Broadway casts sing holiday songs in the latest edition of the Broadway Cares fundraising CD series

Bought by Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920, KKRN, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 04, 2012
  • Length: 58:05
  • Purchases: 3
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Gay characters began to "come out" from the closet to the stage in the 1960s, with a surge in the 1990s.

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


  • Added: Jul 18, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Explore the handful of quality recordings of the longest-running musical on Broadway.

Bought by Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920 and KKRN


  • Added: Jan 23, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Facing the inevitable with songs from Sweeney Todd, Les Miserables, Chicago, and more

Bought by Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920, KKRN, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 30, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Feb 13, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3