Watch Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 6:30pm on WMHT-TV
From the late 1940s through the early 1970s, “The Ed Sullivan Show,” based in the heart of New York’s theatre district, presented live special performances by cast members from the most beloved stage musicals of Broadway’s golden age. Not seen for decades since their original broadcasts, these rare selections include legends Julie Andrews, Ethel Merman, Joel Grey, John Raitt,
Gwen Verdon, Dick Van Dyke, Richard Burton and others in songs from classics such as Oklahoma!, My Fair Lady, West Side Story, Annie Get Your Gun, Sweet Charity, George M! and Camelot. Hosted by Broadway legend Shirley Jones.
GREAT BROADWAY MUSICAL MOMENTS FROM THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW (MY MUSIC) features these performances:
- From Man Of La Mancha: “The Impossible Dream” – Richard Kiley
- From Bye Bye Birdie: “Put on a Happy Face” – Dick Van Dyke
- From George M!: “Give My Regards to Broadway” – Joel Grey
- From Oklahoma!: “Oklahoma” – John Raitt, Celeste Holm, Florence Henderson, Barbara Cook, Richard Collett
- From My Fair Lady: “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly” – Julie Andrews
- From Camelot: “What Do the Simple Folk Do” – Julie Andrews and Richard Burton
- From West Side Story: “Tonight” – Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence
- From Sweet Charity: “I’m a Brass Band” – Gwen Verdon
- From Annie Get Your Gun: “Anything You Can Do” – Ethel Merman
- From Annie Get Your Gun: “There’s No Business Like Show Business” – Ethel Merman
GREAT BROADWAY MUSICAL MOMENTS FROM THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW (MY MUSIC) also includes recollections from Gwen Verdon, John Raitt, Carol Lawrence, and Rodgers & Hammerstein.