Program News

Musical Theatre Melodies - 17th November - "Skyscraper"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 17th November at 9 p.m. will feature a 50th Anniversary tribute to James Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn's Skyscraper, (based on the Elmer Rice play "Dream Girl"), from the 1965 original Broadway cast recording starring Julie Harris, Peter L. Marshall and Charles Nelson Reilly with Dick O'Neill and Rex Everhart.

This will be preceded by a 'live' telephone introduction to the musical from New York-based theatre critic and Internet columnist - Peter Filichia.

The remainder of the broadcast will feature a selection of songs from James Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn's respective film scores, (written together and with other composers/lyricists), including the Academy Award winners "Swinging on a Star," "Three Coins in the Fountain," "All the Way," "High Hopes," and "Call Me Irresponsible"  and the Emmy Award winner "Love and Marriage."