WEST SIDE STORY – MUSICAL THEATRE MELODIES MARK THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY

The next “Musical Theatre Melodies” broadcast on 96.5 FM on Tuesday, 26th September will feature a 60th Anniversary tribute to Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim’s “West Side Story“, from the 1957 original Broadway cast recording starring Carol Lawrence, Larry Kert and Chita Rivera, with Mickey Calin, Marilyn Cooper, Reri Grist, Eddie Roll, Grover Dale, Hank Brunjes, Tony Mordente and David Winters. This will be introduced by New York-based theatre critic and Internet columnist Peter Filichia. 

The remainder of the programme will feature an archival interview with leading-lady, Carol Lawrence talking about her career to Kevin Trask, (host of “That’s Entertainment”, heard on 96.5 FM each Sunday at 12 noon), during a visit to Melbourne in 1999.

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.)

The on-line “address” of the 96.5 FM web-player has changed:

For those listening in via the Internet on 96.5 Inner FM’s website the webpage link for the Inner FM Web Radio – go to the Inner FM homepage at www.innerfm.org.au, simply click on the menu item “LISTEN LIVE” at the top of this page or click on the following link – https://right-click.com.au/rcPlayer2/index.php?c=innerfm
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