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Broadway: The American Musical

BROADWAY: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL chronicles the history of this uniquely American art form. "Broadway," hosted by Academy Award- winning star of stage, film and television, Julie Andrews, tells two stories: the 100-year history of musical theater, and the story of its relationship to 20th-century American life, from the immigrant experience at the turn of the century to today's Broadway, where big budget new productions and revivals of classic favorites compete side by side for box office success. Peppered throughout are legendary moments in Broadway history and first-person accounts from dozens of theater luminaries -- among them late greats such as . . .

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Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 - 8:00 PM
"Putting It Together (1980 - Present)"
Legendary as the "Abominable Showman," notorious producer David Merrick reconquers Broadway in 1980 with a smash adaption of the movie musical 42nd Street. But soon the biggest hits are arriving from an unexpected source - London. Producer Cameron Mackintosh redefines the business of show business as Cats, Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera and Miss Saigon become international blockbusters. Part 6 of 6 G
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Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 - 8:00 PM "Putting It Together (1980 - Present)" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Nov 25, 2012 - 12:30 AM "Putting It Together (1980 - Present)" (PLUS)
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