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Anything Goes with Paul Lazarusa
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Take a trip backstage with Broadway’s best – exclusive interviews with the leading creators of musical theatre. Based on the popular 1980s radio series produced and hosted by award-winning director and producer, Paul Lazarus, ANYTHING GOES is a celebration of storytelling through song, past, present and future. Now available in 30-minute segments. Hundreds of episodes featuring show-stopping interviews with composers, lyricists, book writers, directors and performing legends from the Broadway stage. A treasure trove of rare and famous songs performed by the original singers as well as the writers themselves. The series showcases interviews with living composers and lyricists like Stephen Sondheim, Gretchen Cryer and Stephen Schwartz, tributes to past greats like the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Comden & Green, Dorothy Parker and Ethel Merman as well as early encounters with now famous tunesmiths like Alan Menken, William Finn and Craig Carnelia. Anything Goes is everything Musical Theatre. Join Paul Lazarus as he explores the dazzling history of the musical stage. 

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Episodes

07 Joseph Stein

07 Joseph Stein

The legendary book writer of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and THE BAKER’S WIFE, Joseph Stein, shares his writing process and his insights into what contributes to a good book of a musical. Together with Elisa Loti and Jeff Keller, Stein reads scenes from FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and ...
06 Craig Carnelia

06 Craig Carnelia

Composer-lyricist Craig Carnelia talks IS THERE LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL, his contributions to WORKING under Stephen Schwartz, and an un-produced show titled, THE NEWCOMERS. Carnelia takes us through his songwriting process, including how shows evolve and songs are added even after the premiere. A talented performer in his ...
05 Comden and Green II

05 Comden and Green II

Betty Comden and Adolph Green walk us through BELLS ARE RINGING, SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPING, FADE OUT – FADE IN, HALLELUJAH, BABY!, ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, and A DOLL’S LIFE. They describe their experiences working with composers Cy Coleman and Jule Styne and star performers like Carol Burnett, ...
04 Comden and Green I

04 Comden and Green I

Betty Comden and Adolph Green, famed musical theatre writing team discuss their careers. Authors of arguably the best film musical ever, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, and countless Broadway musicals including PETER PAN, TWO ON THE AISLE, and WONDERFUL TOWN recall how their career began with THE REVUERS singing ...
03 Stephen Schwartz

03 Stephen Schwartz

A celebration of the musical theatre, past, present and future. Based on the popular 1980’s radio series produced and hosted by award-winning director and producer, Paul Lazarus, now available in 30-minute segments ...
02 Ethel Merman

02 Ethel Merman

Broadway’s greatest belter and star of GYPSY, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, and CALL ME MADAM is honored with highlights from her 50-year career. From GIRL CRAZY to HELLO, DOLLY!, Merman dazzled audiences with her performances and powerful, brassy voice. Listen as she recalls working with Cole Porter, Bert ...

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