54 Jones and Schmidt III

In This Episode

The conclusion of a three-part program featuring legendary writing partners Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, known for such amazing shows as THE FANTASTICKS, I DO, I DO, and 110 IN THE SHADE. Jones and Schmidt discuss the success of “My Cup Runneth Over,” developing THE FANTASTICKS, and the show’s subsequent long-running success.


Featured songs: “My Cup Runneth Over” from I DO, I DO, and from THE FANTASTICKS: the writers performing “Come on Along” the original opening number and “Try to Remember” the show’s ultimate opening song, “Plant a Radish,” featuring Bert Lahr and Stanley Holloway from the TV version and “Soon It’s Gonna Rain,” “Try to Remember,” and the reprise of “Try to Remember.”


Originally produced and broadcast in 1980. For more information go to AnythingGoesPL.com or BPN.FM/Anything Goes. Theme music arranged by Bruce Coughlin. Backstage with Broadway’s Best – is produced and hosted by Paul Lazarus.

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