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12/22 “A Visit with Martin Charnin (Part 1)”
The stellar lyricist of “Annie” just turned 80, and his musicals also include work with Mary Rodgers, Vernon Duke and Harold Arlen.
FP14:52
12/29 “A Visit with Martin Charnin (Part 2)”
In this installment, the story behind “Annie” plus selections from “Two by Two,” Charnin’s musical with Richard Rodgers.
FP15:01
1/5 “A Visit with Martin Charnin (Part 3)”
More from “Annie,” along with the hit revue “Upstairs at O’Neals” and Charnin’s musical with Richard Rodgers, “I Remember Mama” (the composer’s final show).
FP15:02
1/12 “Shows Within Shows”
What happens in musicals when characters decide to put on a little entertainment, such as “Honey Bun” in “South Pacific” and “Over the Moon” in “Rent.”
FP15:03
1/19 “Recycling”
Songs that had to go through the recycling bin before they became popular, including the Gershwins’ “The Man I Love” and Rodgers and Hart’s “Blue Moon.”
FP15:04
1/26 “2001 on Stage”
The best of the year including such astonishing musicals as “The Producers” and “Urinetown.”
FP15:05
2/2 “Dirty Rotten Rascals”
The musical theater is full of ‘em … from Groucho Marx’s Captain Spaulding to Robert Preston’s Harold Hill and Cyril Ritchard’s Captain Hook.
FP15:06
2/9 “1952 on Stage and Screen”
The best of the year … and what a year! “Singin’ in the Rain,” “Hans Christian Andersen,” “Wish You Were Here,” “New Faces of 1952″ and more.
FP15:07
2/16 “Good Advice”
Tips for leading a better life offered by such self-help experts as the doctors Sondheim, Porter, and Lerner and Loewe.
FP15:08
2/23 “Celebrating Frank Loesser (Part 1 – Mostly Hollywood)
He was a singular sensation who may have talked like a tough guy, but this native New Yorker wrote from a heart of gold.
FP15:09
3/2 “Celebrating Frank Loesser (Part 2 – Mostly Broadway)
The focus is on his three classic Broadway scores: “Guys and Dolls,” “The Most Happy Fella” and “How to Succeed …”
FP15:10
3/9 “2000 on Stage”
The best of the year including Elton John and Tim Rice, Andrew Lippa, Stephen Sondheim, and Bock and Harnick.
FP15:11
3/16 “Good Sports”
Baseball, basketball, football, skating, tennis and more … all in songs from musicals, of course!
FP15:12
3/23 “It’s All in the Title”
Seventy-four years of title songs from musicals that really pack a punch … from “Of Thee I Sing” to “The Light in the Piazza.” 
FP15:13

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