Aug. 12, 2020

Episode 14: Lerner & Loewe and the "Golden Age of Broadway", Part 1

In this episode I explore two musicals that led to the "Golden Age of Broadway" -- Lady In The Dark and On The Town. And I highl…

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Aug. 5, 2020

Episode 13: How "The Bench Scene" Changed Broadway

Stephen Sondheim considers "The Bench Scene" in Rodgers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL to be “the singular most important moment in the…

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July 29, 2020

Episode 12: The Harbach, Hammerstein, Sondheim, Miranda Connection, P…

In this episode Albert Evans and I continue our exploration of the amazing "legacy chain" during which the art and craft of writi…

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July 22, 2020

Episode 11: The Harbach, Hammerstein, Sondheim, Miranda Connection, P…

In this episode and the next Albert Evans and I explore the knowledge, understanding, and skills that were handed down directly f…

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July 15, 2020

Episode 10: Dietz & Schwartz And The Silver Age of Broadway, Part 2

During the 1930s Broadway was severely impacted by the economic disaster of the "Great Depression". However, somehow out of all …

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July 8, 2020

Episode 9: George Gershwin & "The Silver Age" of Broadway!

This episode explores at the first half of what I call "The Silver Age Of Broadway" -- a period that spans from the end of WWI to…

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June 24, 2020

Episode 8: Agnes DeMille & The Women That Invented Broadway

In this episode I share the often overlooked stories of Broadway's groundbreaking female choreographers including Aida Overton Wa…

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June 20, 2020

Episode 7: Dorothy Fields & The Women That Invented Broadway

In this episode my special guest Albert Evans and I will share the often overlooked stories of Broadway's female songwriters and …

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June 13, 2020

Episode 6: Lorenz Hart & The Queers That Invented Broadway!

In this episode David Armstrong shares the fascinating stories of Broadway's defining queer choreographers Robert Alton & Jack Co…

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June 6, 2020

Episode 5: Cole Porter & The Queers That Invented Broadway

In this episode David Armstrong shares the fascinating stories of early queer producing and life partners Charles Frohman and Cha…

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May 30, 2020

Episode 4: Eubie Blake & The African-Americans That Invented Broadway

The 1920's begin to roar when Eubie Blake and many other brilliant black theater artists bring the Jazz Age to Broadway..

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May 23, 2020

Episode 3 - Bob Cole & The African-Americans That Invented Broadway

African-American theater artists played a much larger role in the creation of the Broadway Musical than is generally acknowledged…

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May 16, 2020

Episode 2 - Irving Berlin & The Immigrants That Invented Broadway

In this episode David Armstrong and special quest Albert Evans continue the amazing story of how Jewish, Irish and other immigran…

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April 29, 2020

Episode 1 - George M. Cohan & The Immigrants That Invented Broadway

In this episode, host David Armstrong, along with special guest, Albert Evans, begin to tell the amazing story of how Immigrants,…

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