Episode 90: Stopping the Show: Jamie’s Top Ten Showstoppers

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On this week’s show, Jamie and Rob talk through Jamie’s personal top ten list of showstopping production numbers, celebrating some of the greatest moments in Broadway musical theatre history. They take a look at the extraordinary work of choreographers like Bob Fosse, Michael Bennett, Tommy Tune, Onna White, Jerome Robbins, Gower Champion, and Agnes DeMille, and dig into some of the more unheralded contributions from composer/lyricists, orchestrators, dance arrangers, and designers that combined with top-notch performers to make the best showstoppers. What’s number one? Tune in to find out.

This week’s music: “Glory” from “Pippin”, “Overture”, and “Mame” from “Mame”. “42nd Street” from “42nd Street (Original Recording)”, “Wedding Dance” from “Fiddler on the Roof (New Broadway Cast Recording)”. “Steam Heat” from “The Pajama Game”, “Dance at the Gym: Bass, and Jump” from “Bernstein: West Side Story”, “Ballet” from “Oklahoma! (1998 Royal National Theatre Cast Recording)”, “Turkey Lurkey Time” from “Promise, Promises”. “The Rich Man’s Frug” from “Sweet Charity (Original Cast Recording)”, “H-A-P-P-Y / We’ll Take A Glass” from “Grand Hotel” and “The Music and the Mirror” from “A Chorus Line”.

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