Good News on Musical Theatre Melodies this week

The next “Musical Theatre Melodies” broadcast on 96.5 FM on Tuesday, 5th September will feature a 90th Anniversary tribute to B.G. “Buddy” DeSylva, Lew Brown and Ray Henderson’s “Good News”, from the 1995 studio cast recording featuring members of the 1993 Music Theatre of Witchita production including Kim Huber, Ann Morrison, Linda Michele, Michael Gruber, Wayne Bryan, Hal Davis, Jessica Boevers, Michael McCormick and Mark Madama, and to be introduced by New York-based theatre critic and Internet columnist* – Peter Filichia. 

Also, the programme will contain song selections by DeSylva, Brown and Henderson composed for the stage and screen from 1926 and on featuring Helen Kane, Al Jolson, Harry Richman, Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell, Phyllis Dare, the Boswell Sisters, Bing Crosby, Russ Columbo and original Good News Broadway cast members, Zelma O’Neal and George Olsen and His Music.

The broadcast will go “to air” between 9 – 11 p.m. EST local Melbourne time; (= 12 noon – 2 p.m. BST in Britain; = 11 p.m. – 1 a.m. NZST; = 7 – 9 a.m. EDT New York time; = 4 – 6 a.m. PDT Los Angeles time.) For those listening in via the Internet on 96.5 Inner FM’s website the webpage link for the Inner FM Web Radio player is  http://right-click.com.au/rcPlayer/index.php?c=innerfm or go to the Inner FM homepage at www.innerfm.org.au and follow the links.
IMPORTANT – THERE WILL BE NO BROADCAST NEXT WEEK – SEPTEMBER 12TH DUE TO THE LIVE BORADCAST OF THE V.A.F.A. FOOTBALL AWARDS, BUT WILL BE BACK ON 19TH SEPTEMBER WITH A 10TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE TO AHREN AND FLAHERTY’S “THE GLORIOUS ONES”.
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