At 3 PM today Curtain Call mixes art and politics. You can tune in at 3 PM on The AIR website or on this embedded radio player…
Curtain Call host, Mel Larch, brings you an hour of the best broadway musicals that address politcal themes, since that seems to be a topic weighing heavily on everybody’s minds these days. You will hear tunes from American Idiot, Evita, Lil’ Abner, Hamilton, Cabaret and more.
These musical numbers range from strong protest songs, to biting political satire to astute history lessons, and demonstrate how politics infiltrate every aspect of our lives.
Curtain Call can be heard on The AIR every Wednesday at 3 PM, with replays Thursday at 7 AM and 8 PM, Saturday at 1 PM and Tuesday at 9 AM.
Here is this week’s playlist:
“American Idiot” from American Idiot
“The Art of The Possible” from Evita
“America’s Son” from The Fix
“Politics and Poker” from Fiorello!
“The Corrupt Bargain” from Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
“Piddle, Twiddle and Resolve” from 1776
“The Country’s In The Very Best of Hands” from Lil’ Abner
“Me and My Town” from Anyone Can Whistle
“History Has Its Eyes On You” from Hamilton
“Take Care of This House” from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
“Freedom of the Press” from The Cradle Will Rock
“Allegiance” from Allegiance
“Finale” from Cabaret
“Seize The Day” from Newsies
“Make Them Hear You” from Ragtime