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My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies (#2503)

A stellar gathering of illustrious leading ladies takes command of Carnegie Hall to perform their signature hits and personal favorites from the Broadway musical. Sharing the spotlight are Nell Carter, Linda Eder, Jennifer Holliday, Anna Kendrick, Judy Kuhn, Priscilla Lopez, Andrea McArdle, Audra McDonald, Marin Mazzie, Liza Minnelli, Bebe Neuwirth, Rosie O'Donnell, Faith Prince, Elaine Stritch and Karen Ziemba, with a special appearance by the Rockettes. The evening's repertoire features a dazzling array of classic numbers from Show Boat, Guys and Dolls, Gypsy, Man of La Mancha, Company, A Chorus Line, Chicago, Annie, Dreamgirls and many others in a thrilling concert in which Broadway's current leading ladies join ranks with veteran stars. Julie Andrews is the host. [87 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Grade Levels
10-12+
Curricular Areas
The Arts
Series Length
252 episodes
Average Episode Length
97 minutes
Record Rights
Sch/until 3/24/16; ncc; simul. ;7-day cached rights
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