FOOTLIGHT PARADE: SOUNDS OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL
Celebrating 25 Years on the Air over WCLV
On Saturday, June 28th, at 7:30PM,
Footlight Parade, the weekly show
hosted by Bill Rudman, will observe its 25th
anniversary with a benefit at Cain Park
in Cleveland Heights. Alma Theatre will
be the site of a two-hour special taping
featuring some the area's foremost musical
theatre talent presenting songs and comedy.
Rudman and Robert Conrad will host.
Tickets are $20.00 at the Cain Park box
office. The program will aire on WCLV,
July 26 at 5:00 PM.
Bill Rudman and Eric Coble during a 1996 Cain Park
taping of Broadway Melodies (now Footlight Parade).
And if you're inclined to be a patron of The Music Theatre Project, the non-profit educational organization that presents Footlight Parade, there is a pre-show dinner at Nighttown, with transportation to and from Cain Park by Lolly the Trolly. Festivities start at 5:00 PM. For details, call 216 529 9411.
Originally called Broadway Melodies, the show featuring the best of Broadway
and Hollywood has been nationally syndicated since 1998, currently on some 80
stations. A version called
On the Aisle is heard twice
weekly on XM Satellite Radio.
The WCLV broadcast is
Saturdays at 5:00 PM,
Robert Conrad and Bill Rudman during a 1995
Cain Park broadcast of Broadway Melody.