Welcome to the 100th episode of Broadway Nation!
To celebrate I invited Albert Evans to join me to discuss, debate, and decide once and for all who is the Greatest Broadway Musical Star Of All Time!
As you will hear, we had a lot of fun with this one, and I have no doubt it will spark a lot of comments, conversation, and controversy! And we look forward to hearing from you.
(And if you are wondering what happened to the third part of my conversation with Barry Kester regarding his book Round In Circles? Never fear! Barry and I will be back next week with the final episode in that series.)
So who did we choose? All I can tell you is that Bernadette Peters, Ethel Merman, Patti Lupone, Robert Preston, Liza Minelli, Mary Martin, Audra McDonald, Angela Lansbury, Vanessa Williams, Al Jolson, Julie Andrews, Kristin Chenowith, Eddie Cantor, Idina Menzel, Fanny Brice, Sutton Foster, George M. Cohan, Lea Solonga, Rex Harrison, Nathan Lane, Barbara Cook, Mandy Patinkin, Yul Brynner, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Donna Murphy, Gertrude Lawrence, Ben Vereen, Hugh Jackman, Joel Grey, Lin-Manual Miranda, Gwen Verdon, Mathew Broderick, and Chita Rivera all get considered and discussed.
And a lot of Broadway history gets explored along the way as well!
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