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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]


4/17/16 ~ British Musicals that Didn't Make it to Broadway

4/10/16 ~ Songs by Richard Whiting

4/3/16 ~ Songs from the Shows of April

3/27/16 ~ Stage & Screen Music of Michel Legrand

3/20/16 ~ Jo Stafford Sings Broadway & Hollywood

3/13/16 ~ Scene-Setting Opening Numbers

3/6/16 ~ Songs from the Shows of March

2/28/16 ~ New Issues, Reissues, & Recent Acquisitions

2/21/16 ~ Hail and Farewell - Those We Lost in 2015

2/14/16 ~ Disney Love Songs

2/7/16 ~ Songs from the Shows of February

1/31/16 ~ Comedy and Comic Songs from the LP Era

1/24/16 ~ Rosemary Clooney Sing Broadway

1/17/16 ~ An Hour with Kurt Weill

1/10/16 ~ Musical Memories from Television

1/3/16 ~ Songs from the Shows of January


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