Program News

Musical Theatre Melodies - 14th Oct - "Bloomer Girl"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 14th October at 9 p.m. will feature a 70th Anniversary tribute to Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg's Bloomer Girl, from the original 1944 Broadway cast recording starring Celeste Holm, David Brooks, Joan McCracken, Toni Hart, Richard Huey, Hubert Dilworth and Dooley Wilson with Harold Arlen; plus the Overture and Civil War Ballet score recorded respectively in 1958 and 1956.

This will be followed by an interview with Matthew Lee Robinson, the composer/lyricist and librettist of a new Australian musical Happy People being performed "in Concert" at Chapel off Chapel in Prahran, with matinee and evening performances on Saturday, 18th and Sunday, 19th October; (see for further details.)