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The Best of Broadway (24 May 1985)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Dancer (as the American Dance Machine)
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Susan Browning ...
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Rene Ceballos ...
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Dan Dee ...
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Carole Demas ...
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Frank DeSal ...
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Mark Esposito ...
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Dan Fletcher ...
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Tinka Gutrick ...
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David Haskell ...
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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. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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This special was originally called "Showstoppers: The Best of Broadway" and premiered on the pay cable Entertainment Channel in 1982. For home video release it was retitled "That's Singing: The Best of Broadway." See more »

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Mean To Me
from "Ain't Misbehavin'"
Written by Fred E. Ahlert and Roy Turk
Performed by Nell Carter
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