Free Senior Film: Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy
Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy - documentary
Director: Michael Kantor / Narrator: Joel Gray
Featuring interviews with Stephen Sondheim, Mel Brooks, Phyllis Newman and Harold Prince, among others. Performance footage includes: Barbra Streisand, Zero Mostel, Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Kristin Chenoweth, David Hyde Pierce and many more!
USA 2012 / English / 90 minutes
This film documents the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical, as well as many of the songs that comprise "The American Songbook." A behind-the-scenes of Broadway history - engaging, humorous, and provocative, mixing an ethnic cultural legacy with entertaining perspectives on the origins and meaning of some of Broadway's most beloved songs, stories, and shows.
Wednesday, 3/13 1:00pm - USM/Abromson Center
Free Film for ages 65+ presented by The Cedars
(There is a free luncheon which precedes the film at noon in the USM Abromson Center. Availability is Limited: For Reservations please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 207-523-3422)
Abromson Center, USM (View)
88 Bedford Street
Portland, ME 04101
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|