The next “Musical Theatre Melodies” broadcast on 96.5 FM on Tuesday, 21st February will feature a 10th Anniversary tribute to Paul Keelan and Gary Young’s “Sideshow Alley”, from the 2007 original Australian cast recording starring Silvie Paladino, Alex Rathgeber, Christopher Parker, Robyn Arthur, Michael Bishop and Darren Natale, plus additional songs from the 2003 demo recordings featuring Marina Prior. This will be preceded by a ‘live’ telephone interview with composer/lyricist, writer and Australian Musical Theatre historian* Peter Pinne from Brisbane discussing the background history of the musical. Also,the broadcast will feature selections from the 1994 ABC-TV concert recording Once in a Blue Moon – A celebration of Australian Musicals, starring Robyn Archer, Valerie Bader, Simon Burke, Judi Connelli, Michael Cormick, Drew Forsythe, Philip Gould, Nancye Hayes, Philip Quast, Tony Sheldon and Geraldine Turner.
The broadcast will go “to air” between 9 – 11 p.m. EDT local Melbourne time; (= 10 a.m. – 12 noon GMT in Britain; = 11 p.m. – 1 a.m. NZDT; = 5 – 7 a.m. EST New York time; = 2 – 4 a.m. PST Los Angeles time.) Listen here: http://right-click.com.au/rcPlayer/index.php?c=innerfm