Program News

Musical Theatre Melodies - 28th Oct - "Ben Franklin in Paris"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 28th October at 9 p.m. will feature a 50th Anniversary tribute to Mark Sandrich, Jnr. and Sidney Michaels' Ben Franklin in Paris, from the original 1964 Broadway cast recording starring Robert Preston, Ulla Sallert, Franklin Kiser, Bob Kaliban, Jack Fletcher, Jerry Schaffer, Sam Greene and Susan Watson.

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 vocal selections from other Broadway musicals starring Robert Preston, including The Music Man (1957), I Do, I Do (1966), Mack & Mabel (1974) and the film soundtracks of Mame (1974) and Victor/Victoria (1982).