Friday, April 18, 2008

PODCAST: Studio 54


Join us as we step behind the velvet ropes to explore the history of Studio 54, legendary dance club.



Listen to it for free on iTunes or other podcasting services. Or you can download or listen to it HERE

April 26 marks the 31st anniversary of the opening of Studio 54



Before it was Studio 54, Studio 52 was one of CBS's premier recording studios for a wide variety of programs. It was the home of such shows as Password, To Tell the Truth and the soap Love Of Life.







Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager



A typical scene outside the club


Halston, Bianca Jagger and Liza Minelli at 54



Bianca ... on horseback!


A different Studio 54 as the Roundabout Theatre moves in. Here's Alan Cumming and Cyndi Lauper from the edgy production of Threepenny Opera
(Photo Sara Krulwich/The New York Times)


An entirely different Studio 54, this time in Las Vegas


Disco Disco has a warm look back at the club. New York Magazine did a where-are-they-now? And check out some of Ian Schrager's elegent properties -- the Hudson and the Gramercy Park Hotel

2 comments:

  1. I once tried to take some friends there in the early 1980s, but had been away at college too long - Studio 54 was no more! So basically I almost went there, but not quite.

    I like your blog a lot - I was born and grew up in Manhattan (with roots in Brooklyn & Queens) and conduct my NYC/Brooklyn history pursuits long distance at

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