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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


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]


1/18/15 ~ Four City Center Encores Musicals

1/11/15 ~ Frank Sinatra at the Movies

1/4/15 ~ The Shows of January



12/28/14 ~ Happy Songs for a Happy New Year

12/21/14 ~ A Radio & Television Nostalgic Christmas

12/14/14 ~ Ballets & Dances from the Musicals

12/7/14 ~ Openings & Overtures from the Shows of December

11/30/14 ~ Singing Cowboys & Western Themes

11/23/14 ~ Bernstein Rarities & Variations

11/16/14 ~ Wedding Songs for November Grooms

11/9/14 ~ New For Us

11/2/14 ~ Openings & Overtures from the Shows of November

10/26/14 ~ Kristen Chenoweth - So Far

10/19/14 ~ The Songs of Burton Lane

10/12/14 ~ A Gaggle of Cinderellas

10/5/14 ~ The Shows of October

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