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Great Broadway Musical Moments From The Ed Sullivan Show (MY MUSIC)

The immortal stage star Ethel Merman performs "There's No Business Like Show Business" from the classic "Annie Get Your Gun."
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The immortal stage star Ethel Merman performs "There's No Business Like Show Business" from the classic "Annie Get Your Gun."

Airs Monday, June 1, 2015 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV

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Give at the $150 level during our TV membership campaign and receive a "Great Broadway Musical Moments From The Ed Sullivan Show" 4-DVD set plus a "The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection" 12-DVD set. This gift also includes enrollment in the myKPBS Savers Club plus additional online access to more than 130,000 merchant offers and printable coupons, as well as a KPBS License Plate Frame (if you're a new member). The "Ed Sullivan Show" 4-CD set is also available at $150, and you can get a combo package at $252.

From the late 1940s through the early 1970s, THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW, based in the heart of New York’s theatre district, presented live special performances by cast members from the most beloved stage musicals of Broadway’s golden age. Not seen for decades since their original broadcasts, these rare selections include legends Julie Andrews, Ethel Merman, Joel Grey, John Raitt, Gwen Verdon, Dick Van Dyke, Richard Burton and others in songs from classics such as "Oklahoma!," "My Fair Lady," "West Side Story," "Annie Get Your Gun," "Sweet Charity," "George M!" and "Camelot." Hosted by Broadway legend Shirley Jones.

"Great Broadway Musical Moments From The Ed Sullivan Show" (MY MUSIC) features these performances:

•From "Man Of La Mancha" - “The Impossible Dream” – Richard Kiley

•From "Bye Bye Birdie" - “Put on a Happy Face” – Dick Van Dyke

•From "George M!" - “Give My Regards to Broadway” – Joel Grey

•From "Oklahoma!" - “Oklahoma” – John Raitt, Celeste Holm, Florence Henderson, Barbara Cook, Richard Collett

•From "My Fair Lady" - “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly” – Julie Andrews

•From "Camelot" - “What Do the Simple Folk Do” – Julie Andrews and Richard Burton

•From "West Side Story" - “Tonight” – Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence

•From "Sweet Charity" - “I’m a Brass Band” – Gwen Verdon

•From "Annie Get Your Gun" - “Anything You Can Do” – Ethel Merman

•From "Annie Get Your Gun" - “There’s No Business Like Show Business” – Ethel Merman

"Great Broadway Musical Moments From The Ed Sullivan Show" (MY MUSIC) also includes recollections from Gwen Verdon, John Raitt, Carol Lawrence, and Rodgers & Hammerstein.