Program News

Musical Theatre Melodies - 22nd April - "Beauty and the Beast"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on 96.5 FM on Tuesday, 22nd April at 9 p.m. will feature a 20th Anniversary tribute to the Broadway premiere of Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice's Beauty and the Beast, from the original 1995 Australian cast recording starring Rachel Beck, Michael Cormick, Hugh Jackman, Zachary McKay, Ernie Bourne, Robyn Arthur, Grant Smith, Alinta Carroll, Gloden Mercer and Bert Newton.

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

And will be followed by song exerpts from the original 1997 Broadway cast recording of Elton John and Tim Rice's The Lion King and the 1992 original motion picture soundtrack recording of Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice's Aladdin.