6/22/1980 - Hosted by Tony Randall, with Ethel Merman, Mary Martin, Richard Kiley, Howard Da Silva, Peter Gennaro, Stubby Kaye, Robert Kline, Andrea McArdle, Donna McKechnie, Paul Sand, and Sandy Duncan. In this program, top Broadway entertainers perform their most celebrated Broadway musical moments at the Ed Sullivan Theatre in New York. Host Tony Randall introduces the tribute to the Broadway musical comedy and "its most thrilling highlight, the showstopper." Highlights: --Ethel Merman sings "There's No Business Like Show Business". --Robert Klein sings the title song from the Broadway musical "They're Playing Our Song". --Mary Martin introduces Broadway's "new Peter Pan" Sandy Duncan, who sings "Never Never Land”. Dancer/choreographer Peter Gennaro performs a medley of his dance showstoppers: "Steam Heat" (from "The Pajama Game"), "Mu Cha Cha" (from "Bells Are Ringing"). --Andrea McArdle sings "Tomorrow". --Stubby Kaye sings "Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat". --Richard Kiley sings "The Impossible Dream". --Paul Sand recreates the sketch "How to Win a Friend" in which he plays a lonely man who listens to an upbeat self-help record about making friends, from the 1961 comedy revue “From The Second City”. --Donna McKechnie, sings and dances "The Music and the Mirror," --Ethel Merman returns to sing "I Get a Kick Out of You", --Howard Da Silva and his "Crooked Cronies" sing "Little Tin Box" from "Fiorello!". --Mary Martin recreates her show stopping number "My Heart Belongs to Daddy"; and finally Tony Randall, who has attempted to perform a number throughout the program, gets to sing "Give My Regards to Broadway" in an homage to multi-talented Broadway legend George M. Cohan. Presented as part of the series “Standing Room Only”. Recorded from a German broadcast, so there are German subtitles when someone is speaking, but not during the songs. 1 hour. (Live Broadcast)
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