GiveMyRegardstoBroadway
Written by George M. Cohan
Date 1904
Source Little Johnny Jones (play)
Publisher George M. Cohan Music Publ. Co.

"Give My Regards to Broadway" is a song written by George M. Cohan for his musical play Little Johnny Jones.

In the special Julie on Sesame Street, Ernie, Bert, and Biff sang this song to introduce their salute to Broadway. Later, Julie Andrews and Big Bird sang this song in a salute to the musical George M..

In Sesame Street Episode 4236, Oscar closes his new business, Dirtballs. His two workers, Hiram and Burt then realize they're out of a job. Hiram suggests they work in musical theater and they dance off singing the song. In Episode 4237, in a Word of the Day segment with Rachel Griffiths, a dozen singing penguins appear to squawk a portion of the tune.

Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Sam the Eagle, Pepe the King Prawn, The Swedish Chef, Dr. Teeth and Animal sing the song in a video where the Muppets audition for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

References

  • In episode 414 of The Muppet Show, as Liza Minnelli's character begins to die, she tells detective Kermit to "Give my regards to Broadway. Remember me to-to..." Kermit assumes she means "Herald Square," but she demurs, since Harold's really square.
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