Broadway: The American Musical

Broadway: The American Musical (2004)

  • Genre: Documentary
  • First Air Date: 2004-10-19
  • Last Air Date: 2004-10-21
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 6
  • Status: Ended
  • Production Company: BBC
  • Production Country: Japan, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Networks: PBS
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This six part documentary miniseries presents the evolution of the Broadway musical from its inception in 1893 to current day 2004. It presents those influential players both on stage and behind the scenes, as well as a variety of influential Broadway shows, a handful which are known to have transformed the musical into what the audience knows it to be today.

  • Keywords: musical, miniseries, broadway
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    Broadway: The American Musical Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2004-10-18
    6 Episodes

    Broadway: The American Musical Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Give My Regards to Broadway (1893-1927)60 min
    Season 1Episode 2Syncopated City (1919-1933)60 min
    Season 1Episode 3I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' (1930-1942)60 min
    Season 1Episode 4Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' (1943-1960)60 min
    Season 1Episode 5Tradition (1957-1979)60 min
    Season 1Episode 6Putting It Together (1980-2004)60 min
    • Julie Andrews

      as Self (Host)
    • Al Hirschfeld

      as Self
    • Michael Kidd

      as Self
    • Stephen Sondheim

      as Self
    • John Lahr

      as Self
    • Tommy Tune

      as Self
    • Joel Grey

      as Self
    • Hal Prince

      as Self
    • Mel Brooks

      as Self
    • Carol Channing

      as Self
    • Kitty Carlisle

      as Self
    • George C. Wolfe

      as Self
    • Arthur Laurents

      as Self
    Production Jac Venza Executive Producer
    Production Sally Rosenthal Producer
    Production Jeff Dupre Producer
    Production Michael Kantor Producer
    Production Bill O'Donnell Producer