Frank Loesser Series

Frank Loesser Series
Masterworks Broadway's acclaimed audio podcasts continue with a series on Frank Loesser, the Tony, Oscar and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer/lyricist of Guys and Dolls, The Most Happy Fella and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Included are four interviews with actress/singer Jo Loesser, who starred (as the Tony-nominated Jo Sullivan) in the original production of The Most Happy Fella and became the wife of its composer-lyricist. The series also includes interviews with Laurence Maslon, musical theater scholar and author.

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  • Laurence Maslon on Frank Loesser

    Musical theater scholar and author Laurence Maslon offers his insights to the enduring appeal – and enduring freshness – of the songs of Frank Loesser, whose handful of musicals established him as one of the most beloved geniuses of the genre.

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  • Jo Sullivan on Frank Loesser: Singing His Songs - Coaching the Singers

    Jo Sullivan reminisces about her early days as a Broadway chorus singer and ingénue, including a mid-1950s revival of Carousel at City Center with Barbara Cook, leading to her life-changing encounter with Frank Loesser. She shares her memories of Loesser, how he worked and how deeply involved he became in the art and business of making musicals unique impressions of Broadway’s golden age and one of its most beloved and revered figures.

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  • Jo Sullivan on Frank Loesser: Singing His Songs - The Lyrics

    Jo Sullivan reminisces about her early days as a Broadway chorus singer and ingénue, including a mid-1950s revival of Carousel at City Center with Barbara Cook, leading to her life-changing encounter with Frank Loesser. She shares her memories of Loesser, how he worked and how deeply involved he became in the art and business of making musicals unique impressions of Broadway’s golden age and one of its most beloved and revered figures.

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