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MUSICAL THEATRE MELODIES - 17th May - "Annie Get Your Gun"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 17th May at 9 p.m. will feature a 70th Anniversary tribute to Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun, (suggested by the life of Annie Oakley), from the 1966 Music Theatre of Lincoln Center revival cast recording starring Ethel Merman, Bruce Yarnell, Benay Venuta and Jerry Orbach, with Rufus Smith and Ronn Carroll; plus additional songs and dance music from the 1991 EMI studio cast recording conducted by John McGlinn and Judy Garland's recording of "Let's Go West Again" written for the MGM film version.

This will be preceded by an introduction to the musical (via Skype) from New York-based theatre critic and Internet columnist - Peter Filichia.