Our second Empowerment Series features Broadway Musicals, a Jewish Legacy. This documentary by Michael Kantor and narrated by Joel Grey explores the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American Musical. The film will be followed by a light nosh. Cosponsored by JCC Seniors.
Engaging, humorous, and provocative, Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy examines the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical. The film showcases the work of legends such as Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, George and Ira Gershwin, Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Leonard Bernstein, and Stephen Sondheim.