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Film Club: Broadway Musicals – A Jewish Legacy

Tuesday 3 Mar 2020 at 7:45 pm

2013 USA Documentary dir: Michael Kantor. 90 min.
Over the fifty year period of its development, the songs of the Broadway musicals were created almost exclusively by Jewish Americans. Michael Kantor’s riveting, toe-tapping film features interviews and conversations with some of the greatest composers and writers of the Broadway stage, including Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, George and Ira Gershwin, Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Kurt Weill, Sheldon Harnick, Jerry Bock, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Schwartz, Jules Styne and many others. Unmissable.