About the film
The Best of Broadway
Release Date: May 24, 1985
|Slogan||:||«A tribute to the American Musical Theatre.»|
|Production Companies||:||An Entertainment Channel Presentation, KQED|
|Writers||:||Ken Shapiro, Michael Brandman, Leonora Thuna|
Tom Bosley hosts a tribute to the American musical theater taped before a live audience featuring dozens of stars recreating their original performances. Among the show-stoppers are Chita Rivera's Spanish Rose dance in "Bye, Bye, Bireie," Ray Walston as the Devil in "Damn Yankees," Nell Carter singing the Fats Waller classic "Cash for Trash" from "Ain't Misbehavin," Glynis Johns with "Send in the Clowns" from "A Little Night Music," Barry Bostwick from "Grease," and many more.