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The Dress Circle

Michael Kownacky and Ted Otten Michael Kownacky and Ted Otten are your co-hosts for The Dress Circle, heard Sunday evenings at 7. With music drawn from their personal and vast music collection, The Dress Circle features the best of Broadway, stage music from around the world, film scores, and the performing arts.

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Click on the program below you wish to webcast. Programs will available the day after they air on The Classical Network.

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Special Presentation - Scott Joplin's Treemonisha

Michael Kownacky and Ted Otten hosted this special edition of our Sunday Opera featuring a reconstruction of the 1911 Scott Joplin opera Treemonisha, with Rick Benjamin conducting the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra.

The Dress Circle web exclusive -

                   Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire interview


Notable archived programs:

10/26/2014 ~ Kristen Chenoweth - So Far

2/15/2015 ~ A Tribute to Mickey Rooney


You can hear The Dress Circle LIVE on-line every Sunday at 7pm, eastern!
                    [Links for this program will be available after the live broadcast]


4/5/15 ~ The Shows of April

3/29/15 ~ Bing Crosby Duets

3/22/15 ~ Recent CD Releases

3/15/15 ~ Four Forgotten Musicals

3/8/15 ~ Composer Output Anthology Musicals

3/1/15 ~ The Shows of March

2/22/15 ~ Richard Rodgers Rareities & Variations

2/15/15 ~ A Tribute to Mickey Rooney

2/8/15 ~ Uncommon Love Songs for Valentines Day

2/1/15 ~ Openings & Overtures from the Shows of February

1/25/15 ~ Hail & Farewell (Those We Lost in 2014)

1/18/15 ~ Four City Center Encores Musicals

1/11/15 ~ Frank Sinatra at the Movies

1/4/15 ~ The Shows of January

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