Big Band, Broadway, and Beyond featuring Show Boat Friday Sept 21, 2012 10am - 1pm
Every week Joe spotlights one Broadway musical on Big Band, Broadway, and Beyond and this week it will be Show Boat. Based on the bestselling novel by Edna Ferber and first appeared on Broadway in 1927 with music by Jerome Kern and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Show Boat is a musical about the lives of performers, stagehands and dockworkers on the Mississippi River show boat, the Cotton Blossom. This musical has been on the Broadway stage several times throughout the years along with several film version of the music. Classic songs from Show Boat are "Ol' Man River," "Make Believe," and "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man."
Listen to Big Band, Broadway, and Beyond everyone week on Fridays from 10am - 1pm to hear a different Broadway musical.