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VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Patti LuPone, Bernadette Peters & Mo PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Patti LuPone, Bernadette Peters & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - August 6, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is Patti and Bernadette not doing a concert together and Daniel's Who Do You Think You Are is Melora Hardin sings Disney. Tune in today, August 6 at 10:30am to watch live!
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Bette Midler, Elaine Paige & More on PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Bette Midler, Elaine Paige & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - August 4, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is Bette Midler's unstreamable concerts and Daniel's Who Do You Think You Are is Elaine Paige's Bohemian Rhapsody. Tune in today, August 4 at 10:30am to watch live!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with Bette Midl PhotoBWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with Bette Midler's DIVA LAS VEGAS!
by Ben Rimalower - August 3, 2020

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk about Bette Midler's 1997 HBO special 'Diva Las Vegas,' filmed at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. They also discuss Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli, Elaine Paige, Tyne Daly, Angela Lansbury, and 'Gypsy.'
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk EVITA & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk EVITA & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is the Evita Original London Cast Recording and Daniel's Who Do You Think You Are is Marilyn Maye in Hello Dolly. Tune in today, July 30 at 10:30am to watch live!
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Stephanie Lawrence & More on 'Tuesda PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Stephanie Lawrence & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is Broadwaya??s Jacobs and Schoenfeld Theaters and Daniel's Who Do You Think You Are is Stephanie Lawrencea??s a?oeRainbow Higha?? (sorta). Tune in today, July 28 at 10:30am to watch live!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with THE FIRST  PhotoBWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with THE FIRST WIVES CLUB!
by Ben Rimalower - July 27, 2020

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk about the 1996 hit movie 'The First Wives Club.' In addition to their in-depth analysis of the comedic talents of Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, and Diane Keaton, they also discuss Eileen Heckart, Sarah Jessica Parker, Stockard Channing, Elizabeth Berkley, Timothy Olyphant, Victor Garber, Bronson Pinchot, Dan Hedaya, Lea Delaria, Debra Monk, J.K. Simmons, Kate Burton, Marc Shaiman, and Maggie Smith. Ben and Daniel also share personal stories of when they discovered the film and how it's stayed with them since.
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Patti LuPone & More on 'Tuesday, Thu PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Patti LuPone & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is Patti's slavish performances of Sondheim and Daniel's Who Do You Think You Are is Bette Davis sings. Tune in today, July 23 at 10:30am to watch live!
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Liz Callaway & More on 'Tuesday, Thu PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Liz Callaway & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is Liz Callaway's 'Meadowlarka?? and Daniel's Who Do You Think You Are is Dorothy Loudon's 'Vodka'. Tune in today, July 21 at 10:30am to watch live!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Instagrammer @dublin PhotoBWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Instagrammer @dublin_zoetrope!
by Ben Rimalower - July 20, 2020

In this episode, Ben and Daniel are joined by Instagram sensation @dublin_zoetrope to discuss the 2016 HBO documentary 'Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.' In addition to Carrie and Debbie, they also discuss Glenn Close, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, 'The Hours,' Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone, and Shirley MacLaine.
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Nell Carter & More on 'Tuesday, Thur PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Nell Carter & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is Nell Carter's unrecorded Annie and Daniel's Who Do You Think You Are is Vivian Vance and 'I Love Lucy'. Tune in today, July 16 at 10:30am to watch live!
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Jenifer Lewis & More on 'Tuesday, Th PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Jenifer Lewis & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is The Robber Bridegroom a?oeOriginala?? Broadway Cast Recording and Daniel's Who Do You Think You Are is Jenifer Lewis a?oeLook At Mea?? from Jackie's Back. Tune in today, July 14 at 10:30am to watch live!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams- JACKIE'S BACK with Jenif PhotoBWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams- JACKIE'S BACK with Jenifer Lewis!
by Ben Rimalower - July 13, 2020

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk about the 1999 Lifetime TV movie 'Jackie's Back,' starring legendary actress Jenifer Lewis. They also discuss Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O'Donnell, Tim Curry, Liza Minnelli, Bette Midler, Penny Marshall, Joan Rivers, Kathy Najimy, Marc Shaiman, Julie Hagerty, 'Sunset Boulevard,' 'Hello Dolly' David Hyde Pearce, Loretta Divine, and Kathy Griffin.
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Judy Kuhn & More on 'Tuesday, Thursd PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Judy Kuhn & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - July 9, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is Judy Kuhn on the She Loves Me cast recording and Daniel's 'Who Do You Think You Are?' is Dina Martina. Tune in today, July 9 at 10:30am to watch live!
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Sutton Foster, Dorothy Louden & More PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Sutton Foster, Dorothy Louden & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - July 7, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is Sutton Foster in Anything Goes and Daniel's 'Who Do You Think You Are?' is Dorothy Loudon's 'Two-A-Day'. Tune in today, July 7 at 10:30am to watch live!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams- Cole Escola Joins to Tal PhotoBWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams- Cole Escola Joins to Talk Bernadette Peters Live!
by Ben Rimalower - July 6, 2020

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to actor and comedian Cole Escola about 'Bernadette Peters Live from Royal Festival Hall' in London. In this concert, Bernadette performs favorite songs from her career as well as many from the Sondheim catalogue, including numbers from 'Gypsy,' 'Follies,' 'Into the Woods,' 'Passion,' and more. She also sings songs from her album 'I'll Be Your Baby Tonight.' Cole Escola is known worldwide for his legendary Bernadette impression, and can currently be seen starring alongside Amy Sedaris in 'At Home with Amy Sedaris' on TruTV.
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Lady Bunny & More on 'Tuesday, Thurs PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Lady Bunny & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - July 2, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is the 1998 Tony Award Nominations Best Featured Actress In a Play and Daniel's 'Who Do You Think You Are?' is Lady Bunny performing at the Pyramid Club. Tune in today, July 2 at 10:30am to watch live!
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Hardest Female Roles & More on 'Tues PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Hardest Female Roles & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is the Top 20 Hardest Female Roles in Musical Theatera?? and Daniel's 'Who Do You Think You Are?' is Andréa Burns's audition. Tune in today, June 30 at 10:30am to watch live!
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Diana Ross, Lucille Ball & More on ' PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Diana Ross, Lucille Ball & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is a?oeThe (Straight) Male Gazea?? in casting musicals and Daniel's 'Who Do You Think You Are?' is Diana Ross, Lucille Ball and Dinah Shore. Tune in today, June 25 at 10:30am to watch live!
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Charlene Incarnate & More on 'Tuesda PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Charlene Incarnate & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is HBO: Open The Vaults! Daniel's 'Who Do You Think You Are?' is Charlene Incarnate Lipsyncs LuPone. Tune in today, June 23 at 10:30am to watch live!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Talks Diana Ross! PhotoBWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Talks Diana Ross!
by Ben Rimalower - June 22, 2020

In this very special QuaranStreams, Ben and Daniel talk to Grammy-winning composer, musical director, and performer Billy Stritch about Liza Minnelli's 1992 concert at Radio City Music Hall, for which he arranged the music. Billy tells stories from his years of working with Liza, from their first meeting in 1991 to their decades of collaboration on projects such as 'Minnelli on Minnelli: Live at the Palace,' and 'Liza's at the Palace.' Billy has worked with many other showbiz legends such as Christine Ebersole, Marilyn Maye, and Linda Lavin. Tune in to 'Billy's Place' every Thursday at 8 PM on Facebook Live to hear Billy sing songs and tell stories from his apartment in New York City.
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Special Guest Billy  PhotoBWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Special Guest Billy Stritch!
by Ben Rimalower - June 1, 2020

In this very special QuaranStreams, Ben and Daniel talk to Grammy-winning composer, musical director, and performer Billy Stritch about Liza Minnelli's 1992 concert at Radio City Music Hall, for which he arranged the music. Billy tells stories from his years of working with Liza, from their first meeting in 1991 to their decades of collaboration on projects such as 'Minnelli on Minnelli: Live at the Palace,' and 'Liza's at the Palace.' Billy has worked with many other showbiz legends such as Christine Ebersole, Marilyn Maye, and Linda Lavin. Tune in to 'Billy's Place' every Thursday at 8 PM on Facebook Live to hear Billy sing songs and tell stories from his apartment in New York City.
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Glenn Close & More on 'Tuesday, Thur PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Glenn Close & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard. Plus, Daniel's 'Who Do You Think You Are?' is Diana Barrows singing 'Tomorrow'. Tune in today, May 28 at 10:30am to watch live!
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020

Today, May 26 (and continuing every Tuesday and Thursday), BroadwayWorld's own Broken Records podcast co-hosts, Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen, will be broadcasting 'Tuesday, Thursday, April, August'- a twice-weekly half hour livestream show.
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Liza in New Orleans PhotoBWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Liza in New Orleans
by Ben Rimalower - May 25, 2020

In this episode, Ben and Daniel discuss the 1982 broadcast of the Tony-winning musical 'Ain't Misbehavin',' starring Nell Carter, André DeShields, Armelia McQueen, Ken Page, and Charlayne Woodard. 'Ain't Misbehavin'' is a tribute to the black musicians of the 1920s and 30s, and uses the music of Fats Waller to celebrate the creativity of the Harlem Renaissance and the Golden Age of hotspots like the Cotton Club and the Savoy Ballroom. The musical was directed by Richard Maltby Jr., with choreography and musical staging by Arthur Faria.
VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Discuss Lainie Kazan, Elena Roger & More  PhotoVIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Discuss Lainie Kazan, Elena Roger & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is people dogging Elena Roger. Plus, Daniel's 'Who Do You Think You Are?' is Lainie Kazan's Copacabana. Tune in today, May 21 at 10:30am to watch live!

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