Broadway Musicals: A jewish Legacy at the Mandel JCC Cleveland Jewish FilmFest
BROADWAY MUSICALS: A JEWISH LEGACY Sunday, October 6, 4:00 PM, Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Michael Kantor USA, 2012, 90 minutes Documentary
Exploring the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical and many of the songs that fill "The American Songbook", this documentary particularly focuses on the 50 years when songs of the Broadway musical were created almost exclusively by Jewish Americans. A look behind the scenes of Broadway, this is an engaging, humorous and provocative film, mixing cultural history with entertaining perspectives on the origins of some of Broadway's most beloved songs, stories and shows.
Cedar Lee Theatre (View)
2163 Lee Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118