Program News

MUSICAL THEATRE MELODIES - 21st February - "Sideshow Alley"

Rob Morrison's next "Musical Theatre Melodies" broadcast on Tuesday, 21st February at 9 p.m. 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.

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 of the musical.

The remainder of 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.