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New Rare Tony Clips Shown on Bway's Lost Treasures III

"Broadway's Lost Treasures," which has offered a treasure trove of rare Broadway gems in its last two installments, will once again showcase a wealth of Tony Awards clips.

In "Broadway's Lost Treasures III," theatre legends such as Chita Rivera, Zero Mostel, Gwen Verdon, Julie Andrews, Jerry Orbach, Robert Goulet, Ethel Merman, Alfred Drake and Kristin Chenoweth will be seen performing such songs as "America" (West Side Story), "Whatever Lola Wants" (Damn Yankees), "Ol' Man River" (Show Boat), "Comedy Tonight" (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum), "Where You Are" (Kiss of the Spiderwoman) and "My New Philosophy" (You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown). 

The series is produced by Christopher J. Cohen, the son of Alexander Cohen; the latter produced the Golden Age Tony broadcasts from 1967 to 1986.  The first "Broadway's Lost Treasures" aired in 2003 and was a hit for PBS; it was the top-rated show in the channel's Summer Pledge Drive.  "Broadway's Lost Treasures II" premiered the next year; both are available on DVD.  The DVDs of the series traditionally offer bonus performances that the broadcasts do not.

Broadway's "Lost Treasures III: The Best of the Tony Awards" will air in the metropolitan area on WNET/Thirteen on Sunday, Aug. 7 at 8 PM ET (check local listings), with encore broadcasts airing on August 8th at 12:30 AM, August 9th at midnight, August 9th at 1 PM and August 13th at 8 PM.

A complete list of musical numbers and performers is as follows:

"We're in the Money," 42ND STREET, cast, 2001
"Whatever Lola Wants (Lola Gets)," DAMN YANKEES, Gwen Verdon, Ray
Walston, 1971
Medley, INTO THE WOODS, Vanessa Williams, cast, 2002
"She Likes Basketball," PROMISES, PROMISES, Jerry Orbach, 1969
"America," WEST SIDE STORY, Debbie Allen, cast, 1980

Medley, MY FAIR LADY and CAMELOT, Julie Andrews, 1991
"Ol' Man River," SHOW BOAT, Michel Bell, cast, 1995
"Step to the Rear," HOW NOW, DOW JONES, Anthony Roberts, cast, 1968
"Where Is the Life That Late I Led?" KISS ME, KATE, Alfred Drake, 1971
"Sing, Sing, Sing," FOSSE, cast, 1999

"I Can't Be Bothered Now," CRAZY FOR YOU, Harry Groener, cast, 1992
"Where You Are," KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, Chita Rivera, cast, 1993
"Indian Love Call," ROSE-MARIE, Robert Goulet, Inga Swenson, 1982
"T'Ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do," BLACK AND BLUE, cast, 1989
Mostel, 1971

Medley, Ethel Merman (tribute), GYPSY, CALL ME MADAM, ANYTHING GOES, 1972
"Happiness," "My New Philosophy," YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN,
Kristin Chenoweth, 1999
"Caldonia," FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, cast, 1992
"Ragtime," RAGTIME, cast, 1998

"The American Dream," MISS SAIGON, Jonathan Pryce, cast, 1991
"Everything's Coming Up Roses," GYPSY, Angela Lansbury, 1975
"The Happy Time," THE HAPPY TIME, Robert Goulet, 1968
"She Could Shake Her Maracas," TOO MANY GIRLS, Desi Arnaz, 1972

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