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"THANK YOU FOR A GREAT CLASS... ONE OF THE BEST I'VE ATTENDED."  (OSHER Life Long Learning participant) 

CABARET SHOWS AND TALKS WITH MUSIC

 

Beyond Golde and Yente - A discussion of the contributions Jewish women have made to the theater, both on and off the stage. Available as a talk only, or as a talk with live musical performances. 

 

Jewish Composers on Broadway - A lecture with musical performances that looks at the vast array of Jewish composers who have left their stamp on the American Musical. 

Broadway, My Way - A song-filled celebration of great music from great Broadway shows.  

'S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous, 'S Gershwin - A exploraiton of the life and music of composer George Gershwin, filled with performances of his greatest popular songs such as, "Someone to Watch Over Me" and "Fascinatin' Rhythm."

 

Tenderly: The Songs of Rosemary Clooney - A tribute to the legendary singer, featuring hits like "Come on-a My House" and "Hey There," along with songs from the film White Christmas.

AVAILABLE TALKS

Musical Theater and the American Dream - A discussion of how musical theatre expresses the American experience.

 

Eye on the Prize:  Musicals that won the Pulitzer - A look at the 10 musicals that have won the Pulitzer Prize since 1933.

'S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous, 'S Gershwin - A exploraiton of the life and music of composer George Gershwin.

 

The Bard on Broadway - This presentation explores how some of Shakespeare's most famous plays were transformed into Broadway musicals. 

 

Some Enchanted Evenings:  The World of Rodgers and HammersteinAn exploration of the musicals written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II and how this musical and business partnership created the Golden Age of Musical Theater.

 

Almost Like Being in Love:  The World of Alan Jay Lerner - Shows like My Fair Lady, Brigadoon, and Camelot are only part of the story of the life and times of lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, whose personal life reads like the plot of a Hollywood movie.

 

From Page to Stage:  How Great Literature Became Great Musicals - A look at five of Broadway's most popular musicals - Ragtime, Man of La Mancha, Phantom of the Opera, Oliver, and Les Miserables - all of which started as novels.

 

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