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Broadway Bound

Series produced by Garrett Stack

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A 2-hour program of music from Broadway. Features a couple of dozen performances from yesterday and today, with commentary and background information about the music and the performers. Developed for WMNR, since 2005 Broadway Bound radio shows have aired on this public radio station in Monroe, CT.

Broadway musicals have the power to inspire, entertain and teach. Broadway Bound features individual tracks from new, not so new and older Broadway musicals. Tributes, interviews, focus on themes, spotlights on new recordings as they are released and theater information is just part of what makes this program entertaining and informative.
Garrett Stack is a regular at Broadway musicals and as part of the media is at many openings, providing first-hand impressions of new works and revivals.

47 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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On this edition of Broadway Bound we devote the entire second hour to the incredible true story in the new musical Come From Away. In hour 1 we enj...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:30
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Many a Broadway song asks a question. This show is all questions.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:29
Caption: Glenn Close as Norma
The revival of 1994's Sunset Boulevard with Glenn Close reprising her starring role is worth celebrating along with three other Andrew Lloyd Weber ...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:14
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New York City was a mess in the 1980's. Broadway attendance plummeted. Some predicted the end of the American Musical. In spite of all that, a few ...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:27
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A run on Broadway can be a matter of days, or years or decades. The list keeps changing as some musicals continue their runs and others close. Here...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:47:58
Caption: Debbie Reynolds & 2017 Broadway
With the passing of Debbie Reynolds we pay tribute to the singing, dancing actress. Also in store is a look at 2017 and what's on the Broadway hori...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:09
Caption: Lea Salonga
The "power ballad" is an emotional song performed as a solo or a duet. Here are about ten . Plus, other Broadway favorites lighten up the mood.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:55:34
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Not often, but sometimes Broadway songs break out of the theater and reach a huge audience beyond the footlights. Everybody knows them.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:55:20
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The production number is at the heart of Broadway musicals. They follow certain rules that never get old. We love 'em.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2016
  • Length: 01:55:20
Caption: Which Came First?
A trend that hasn't stopped over the past few decades is building new shows around pre-existing music, as opposed to writing new music for new show...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:04
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The best of the best, are proven through the decades to appeal to Broadway audiences who know their contributions generation after generation.

Bought by WMNR

  • Added: Sep 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:55:34
  • Purchases: 1
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The Broadway song canon is filled with exciting, moving, funny and heart wrenching duets and trios.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:55:16
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23 musicals were on Broadway in the middle of the 2016 summer. We count them down from #23 to #1 based on the percentage of seats sold in each venue.

  • Added: Aug 07, 2016
  • Length: 01:55:05
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Thousands of Broadway songs fill hundreds of scores from flop shows. But sadly, only a relatively few of the many good ones are known. Here we list...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:54:55
Caption: Coming Attractions!
15 musicals are scheduled to open in the 2016-2017 Broadway season. Of them six are revivals.

  • Added: Jul 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:54:58
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A 25-year review of Broadways "best." Best Musical Tony and Best Musical Revival Tony.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:56:20
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Tony nominated musicals and performers for the 2015-16 season are featured as well as Tony winners from 10 years and 25 years ago.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:56:41
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The Tony Nominations are in. The Musicals and their casts are up fort awards. Let the suspense begin!

Bought by KPIP-LP

  • Added: May 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:55:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Featuring Broadway music from yesterday and today

  • Added: Apr 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:56:40
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Many a Broadway musical has had a Broadway show or a song about Broadway as part of its plot. Here are about two dozen.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:56:26