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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, Oct 13, 2012 - 11:00 PM    "Give My Regards to Broadway (1893-1927)" Forence Ziegfield Jr. and his Follies introduce key figures of the era: Irving Berlin, Fanny Brice and George M. Cohan. Host Julie Andrews introduces the episodes filed with music, interviews, archival photographs and footage. Highlights of the opening episode include footage of Fanny Brice singing "My Man" from Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's 1927 masterpiece, Show Boat. Part 1 of 6 G
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