July 1st: “1955 on Stage and Screen” The best of the year, including “Damn Yankees” and “Silk Stockings” on stage, and on screen, Brando in “Guys and Dolls” and Astaire in “Daddy Long Legs.”
July 8th: “There’s a Place for Us: Utopias in Song”
What would your perfect world look like? We may find it in an hour that will take us to 17 utopias explored in songs from stage and screen.
July 15th: “To Dub or Not to Dub?”
Should Emma Stone have been allowed to do her own singing in “La La Land”? Absolutely. How about Lucille Ball in the movie version of “Mame”? Absolutely not. It’s a tricky business!
July 22nd: “1946 on Screen” The best of the year, including Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire and Lena Horne in two films apiece … and Judy Garland in three!
July 29th: “Teamwork: The Brothers Gershwin” Gershwin biographer Deena Rosenberg is the guest in exploring songs that celebrate the synergy of combining the right words and music.