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4/3 “We Sing of Spring!”                                                  And there’s a lot to sing about in this season which is always so very welcome. The title of the show, by the way, is actually a Gershwin song. FP17:14
4/10 “Celebrating John Kander (Part 1)”
The award-winning composer of “Cabaret” and “Chicago” recently turned 90, and we’ll survey his extraordinary career in a program laced with clips from Bill Rudman’s exclusive interview.
4/17 “Celebrating John Kander (Part 2)”
4/24 “Celebrating John Kander (Part 3)”
5/1 “Celebrating John Kander (Part 4)”
5/8 “Right Off the Streets” 
Songs that sing out with the news of their day, or with pungent social commentary … from “Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?” to “West Side Story.”
5/15 “Laundry Lists”
Which is another name for what writers like Cole Porter called list songs, and they include “You’re the Top” (naturally!), “Let’s Do It” and “The Lady Is a Tramp.”
5/22 “Curiouser and Curiouser … “
Recordings you will never hear anywhere else, including Jack Nicholson singing (!) and a cut from Ethel Merman’s disco album.
5/29 “Let Me Show You”
Sixteen terrific writers play and sing their songs in demonstration recordings for “Guys and Dolls,” “Mame,” “Cabaret,” “Fiddler on the Roof” and many more.
6/5 “1971 on Stage and Screen”
The best of the year including Broadway’s “No, No, Nanette” and “Follies” and three rock musicals from Hollywood.
6/12 “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”
Fourteen songs about money will get you thinking about your own financial goals … and ready to spur you on are Ethel Merman, Frank Sinatra, Mandy Patinkin and more
6/19 “From the Heart”
An hour in the company of 21 performers whose passion didn’t just carry across the footlights; it registers on recordings.
6/26 “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.”












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