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This edition: Ethan Mordden on his book "Anything Goes"

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 13, 2013.

First aired: October 5, 2013.

Author Ethan Mordden returns to discuss his new book "Anything Goes: A History of American Musical Theatre." Mordden tracks the history of musical theater from John Gay's "The Beggar's Opera" in 1728, through the integrated operettas by Gilbert & Sullivan and Victor Hugo, as well as hybrid Twentieth Century musicals with more serious themes.

Guest List

  • Halloween Gala
  • Saturday, September 22 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, September 23 - 7:00am
  • Monday, September 24 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • "Torch Song" Trio
  • Monday, September 24 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, September 29 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, September 30 - 7:00am
  • Monday, October 1 - 7:30am, 1:30pm