PBS' "Broadway's Lost Treasures" To Be Available on DVD/VHS with Bonus Footage
By Andrew Gans
The DVD and VHS versions of "Broadway's Lost Treasures" — the upcoming television program saluting classic Tony Award ceremony performances — will feature five additional numbers not seen on the PBS broadcast.
"Broadway's Lost Treasures," hosted by Angela Lansbury, Jerry Orbach and Chita Rivera, will air in numerous markets throughout the country next month. In the metropolitan area the special will be broadcast on WNET/Thirteen on Aug. 10 at 8 PM. The telecast will feature 17 performances. As part of the annual PBS pledge drive, viewers will also be able to purchase the DVD or video of the program with additional tunes.
Beginning Sept. 16, the video and DVD of "Broadway's Lost Treasures" will be available for sale on Playbill On-Line, and it will hit retail stores toward the end of October. Producer Christopher Cohen expects the video/DVD to be priced between $24 and $30.
The PBS broadcast will be divided into four segments: Broadway Divas, Leading Men, Dancin' and Record Breakers. The list of performers and tunes follows:
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