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There is Nothing Like a Dame

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November 15, 2002

A program celebrating two notable theatrical ladies: Ethel Merman and Dame Edna.

PLAYLIST
Selection Source Performer(s) Comments
I Get a Kick Out of You American Musical Theatre, V. 2 Ethel Merman Recorded in 1934, from Anything Goes (in which Merman played the starring role of evangelist-turned-singer Reno Sweeny). Merman was only 25 had already been a Broadway star for four years when she recorded this.
October 14, 1930/Johnny One-Note/I Got Rhythm Everything the Traffic Will Allow: The Songs and Sass of Ethel MermanÝ(OC 2002) Klea Blackhurst From the recording of Blackhurst's one-woman show, which she presented at the Grandel Theatre in St. Louis through November 16th.
You're the Top Everything the Traffic Will Allow: The Songs and Sass of Ethel MermanÝ(OC 2002) Klea Blackhurst
Interview with Steve Woolf and Mike Isaacson   Deborah Sharn and Scott Miller From this week's "Break a Leg", Deborah and Scott talk with Steve and Mike about the visit of "Dame Edna" (the best-known character of Australian actor Barry Humphries) to the Fox stage.


Acronyms and other mysteries defined:

OC: Unless otherwise indicated, the Original Cast recording of a Broadway show, along with the date.

OS: Unless otherwise indicated, the Original Soundtrack recording of a film, TV show, etc.


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