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NAUGHTY MARIETTA

1955 live TV production of the famous operetta, starring Patrice Munsel and Alfred Drake. Music by Victor Herbert and Lyrics by Rida Johnson Young.

 


A NIGHT ON THE TOWN

1983 TV special starring Elaine Paige, Eartha Kitt, Ann Reinking, Bobby Short and Lewis Collins. Features music and songs by Cole Porter, Noel Coward and George Gershwin.

 


RICHARD O'BRIENS ROCKY HORROR TRIBUTE SHOW

2006 version of the cult classic with new narration and performances by a cast including Richard O'Brien (book, music and lyrics), Michael Ball, Anthony Head, Patricia Quinn, Little Nell, Rayner Bourton as well as original Transylvanians from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show".


AN OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS - Bell Telephone Hour Telecasts 1959-1966

(VAI) 1965 Bell Telephone TV special starring Florence Henderson stars in and hosts. Over 40 Christmas favorites, with Gianna d'Angelo, Phyllis Curtin, Lisa Della Casa, Anita Gillette, Mildred Miller, Sherrill Milnes, Giorgio Tozzi, Earl Wrightson, Bruce Yarnell, and the Buffalo Bills.


PENNIES FROM HEAVEN

Dennis Potter's television mini-series starring Bob Hoskins, Gemma Craven, Cheryl Campbell, Kenneth Colley, Freddie Jones, Ronald Fraser and Jenny Logan.

 


COLE PORTER - AN ALL-STAR TRIBUTE

The Bell Telephone Hour, on January 1964, celebrated the work of Cole Porter with Ethel Merman, Peter Nero, John Raitt, Martha Wright, Gretchen Wyler and Jillana.


RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR

2007 primetime TV special produced by Don Hewitt and featuring The Rockettes. This special 75th Anniversary DVD features all the best-loved performances including: The Dance of the Nutcracker, Parade of the Wooden Soldiers, Santa' s Toy Headquarters, the Living Nativity and the arrival of Santa.


RECORDING THE PRODUCERS

Subtitle "a musical romp with Mel Brooks", this is documentary about the recording of THE PRODUCERS cast album. Featuring, among others, Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Cady Huffman, Gary Beach, Brad Oscar, Roger Bart, Susan Stroman and Mel Brooks.


JEROME ROBBINS: SOMETHING TO DANCE ABOUT

2008 two-hour PBS American Masters documentary featuring rare footage and interview segments with Mikhail Baryshnikov, Suzanne Farrell, Jacques d'Amboise, Arthur Laurents, Chita Rivera, and Stephen Sondheim.

 


SALAAM BOMBAY DREAMS

The "making of" of the London production of BOMBAY DREAMS. From rehearsal to opening night, with an exclusive interview with Andrew Lloyd Webber and numbers from the musical.

 


THE BOYS: THE SHERMAN BROTHER’S STORY

Documentary about the prolific and award-winning collaboration of songwriting brothers Robert Sherman and Richard Sherman. “It uses original interviews, archival footage and personal photographs to create a full portrait of the songwriters' lives.” Includes bonus features.


SHOW BUSINESS

Over the course of one Broadway musical season (2003-2004), SHOW BUSINESS follows the four high-profile productions that would eventually become Tony nominees for Best Musical: a musical named "Wicked," from creators Rosie O'Donnell/Boy George "Taboo," playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America) musical, "Caroline, or Change," and the puppet show "Avenue Q.".


THE SINGING DETECTIVE

The famous British series by Dennis Potter, that mixes reality (a writer suffering from a terrible disease) with the dream world (where musical numbers are very common).


SMASH: SEASON ONE - DVD release of the complete first season of series about making a musical. Written by Theresa Rebeck. Music by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Starring Megan Hilty, Katharine McPhee, Angelica Huston, Christian Borle, Debra Messing, Brian d'Arcy James and Jack Davenport. Extras to include gag reel, behind-the-scenes feature with Shaiman and Wittman, deleted and extended scenes.


SMASH: SEASON TWO - DVD release on 4 discs of the television series. Starring Megan Hilty, Katharine McPhee, Debra Messing, Christian Borle, Jack Davenport, Krysta Rodriguez, Andy Mientus. Guest stars include Jennifer Hudson, Liza Minnelli, Sean Hayes and Bernadette Peters. 17 episodes plus never-before-seen bonus content including deleted scenes and more.


THE SOUND OF MUSIC - DVD release of NBC live production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein’s musical, presented live on December 5, with Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer, Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti, Christian Borle and Christiane Noll.


THE STEPHEN SONDHEIM COLLECTION

A six-disc box by Image Entertaiment that includes the previous released SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, INTO THE WOODS, PASSION, SWEENEY TODD IN CONCERT, FOLLIES IN CONCERT and SONDHEIM: A CELEBRATION AT CARNEGIE HALL.


THE SONGWRITERS COLLECTION

In an unique 4 DVD box set, the music and stories of Arthur Schwartz, Charles Strouse, Mitchell Parish, Burton Lane, Sheldon Harnick, E. Y. Harburg, Alan Jay Lerner and Kander & Ebb. This shows had been previously released as "A Visit with... ".


THE STINGIEST MAN IN TOWN

1956 Television musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”. Score by Fred Spielman and Janice Tore. Starring Basil Rathbone, Vic Damone, Patrice Munsel, Johnny Desmond and Robert Weede.


BARBRA STREISAND: THE TELEVISION SPECIALS

Includes My Name Is Barbra (1965), Color Me Barbra (1966), The Belle Of 14th Street (1968; Never Available On Home Video), A Happening In Central Park (1968), and Barbra Streisand ... And Other Musical Instruments (1973).

 

ELAINE STRITCH AT LIBERTY

Live recording of the acclaimed Elaine Stritch's one-woman show that won a Tony.

 


SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM

From 1955, Sunday Night at the London Palladium established itself as one of the weekly televisual highlights for the British viewing public. This DVD set released to celebrate the London Palladium's centenary contains some of the best of what remains in the archives for the original run from the 1950s and '60s, with hosts including Tommy Trinder, Bruce Forsyth and Hughie Green. Also special two-hander show from December 1961 that featured only Norman Wisdom and Bruce Forsyth, with some of the remaining shows from the 1970s revival. Beryl Reid, Adam Faith playing with the John Barry Seven, Bobby Darin, Pinky & Perky, Sarah Vaughan, Freddie and the Dreamers, Mario Lanza, Larry Grayson, Jim Dale, Paul Anka, Rod Hull and Emu, Ted Rogers, Sacha Distel, Cliff Richard, Bob Monkhouse, Clodagh Rodgers and many more [to include London cast of "The Most Happy Fella" from a 1960 program].


TROUBLE IN TAHITI

BBC production of Leonard Bernstein’s opera conducted by Paul Daniel with Music and Lyrics by Leornard Bernstein. Starring Karl Daymond, Stephanie Novacek.


TROUBLE IN TAHITI

Leonard Bernstein’s 1951 opera conducted by the composer himself, presents a live-action cast starring Nancy Williams, Julian Patrick, Antonia Butler, Michael Clarke and Mark Brown Trio. Music and Lyrics by Leonard Bernstein.


TRY TO REMEMBER THE FANTASTICKS

Documentary on The Fantasticks. "Filmmaker Eli Kabillio takes a wistful look back at the shows genesis, its creators and its continued worldwide popularity. Features interviews with composer Harvey Schmidt, author Tom Jones, original cast member Jerry Orbach, columnist Liz Smith, talk show host Joe Franklin, and many others. Bonuses: deleted scenes, Fantasticks ephemera gallery with vintage posters and photos.


THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD AND BEYOND

DVD release of the 2008 documentary of the complete history of “The Wizard of Oz”, the story, the stage and film productions, up to “Wicked”. Clips and interviews from Tommy Tune, Joan Leslie, Mickey Rooney, Dom DeLuise, Joel Grey, film cast members, Mervyn LeRoy and others. Directed by Rob Marshall.


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