Laurence Maslon is an arts professor at New York University’s Tisch School of. the Arts. He is also the host and producer of the radio series, Broadway to Main Street on the NPR radio station WLIW-FM. The program is winner of the 2019 ASCAP Foundation/Deems Taylor Award for Best Radio Broadcast. His history of recorded music from Broadway, Broadway to Main Street: How Show Music Enchanted America, was published in 2018 by Oxford University Press. He’s written or edited over a dozen books on musical theater and popular culture as well as several documentaries for PBS, including the American Masters biography of Sammy Davis, Jr. His most recent book is I’ll Drink to That!: Broadway Cocktails, published this spring by Insight Editions in 2023.