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My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs (#2610)

This program celebrates the troubadours whose elegant tunes and graceful lyrics remain as potent today as at the time of their creation. Taped at Performance City Center, New York, the program features the songs of Cole Porter, Frank Loesser, Lerner & Loewe, Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber, as well as the newer Broadway voices of Jonathan Larson, Elton John and Barry Manilow. Julie Andrews tops the lineup of remarkable cast members, including Michael Crawford, Linda Eder, Peter Gallagher, Robert Goulet, Heather Headley, Nathan Lane, Rebecca Luker, Barry Manilow, Marin Mazzie, Bebe Neuwirth, Adam Pascal, Ron Raines, Chita Rivera, Brent Spiner, Three Mo' Tenors and Tom Wopat. Also featured are the American Theater Orchestra and the Broadway Inspirational Voices choir. [86 minutes] Closed Captioning

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

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The Arts
Series Length
261 episodes
Average Episode Length
97 minutes
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Record and retain for 1 year from each broadcast. No duplication allowed.
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