Program News

MUSICAL THEATRE MELODIES - 18th October - Women Theatre Composers, introduced by Michael Lavine

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 18th October at 9 p.m. will pay tribute to Women Theatre Composers, including Kay Swift, Marian Grudeff, Judith Shubow Steir and Rachel Portman, with a selection of songs from their respective musicals, as featured on the CD album Lost Broadway and More - Volume 4.

Rob's studio guest is the album's compiler - New York-based Musical Director, piano accompaniest and vocal coach, Michael Lavine, who will provide commentary on the featured composers and their musicals, which include Fine and Dandy, Only a Kingdom, Little House on the PrairieNational Velvet and Baker Street.

The album's vocalists include Max von Essen, Jill Paice, Stephen Hanan, Michael Marcotte, Donna Lynne Champlin, Becky Barta, Steve Ross, William Zeffiro, Kate Loprest, Kara Lindsay, Joan Crowe, Marie Pruitt, K.T. Sullivan, Heather Sullivan, Steven Wilde and composer, Marian Grudeff with lyricist, Ray Jessel.