Program Details

Basically Broadway Glee Club Concert

Barbara Brilliant
Video Catch-up

Course Description

"Basically Broadway Glee Club" presents their final performance! Come see your fellow patrons as they perform songs from your favorite Broadway musicals. This concert is for  anyone who enjoys the delight of choral music.

About the Instructor

  • Barbara Brilliant, recipient of a Peabody Award for "Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy" was both the creator and executive producer. The film airs on PBS. Brilliant has won numerous other awards for her television programs "Prime Time Conversation with the Conductor, For Kids Only", and other television programs which she hosted and/or produced. She has also won an award for her album "Brilliant Better Late Than Never". She has been artistic director of Basically Broadway North and Basically Broadway South (at OLLI Boca). At the NBC affiliate in Boston, she interviewed Carol Channing, John Raitt, Tommy Tune, Eartha Kitt, Robert Goulet, and many others. She studied at McGill Conservatory of Music and graduated summa cum laude from Boston College. Presently she is working with her daughter Michelle, Billy Porter, and "Show of Force" on another documentary, "Broadway Pride" detailing the LGBTQ+ contributions to the broadway musical.

    Accompanist Willa Trevens, earned a master's degree in music from Boston University. She has accompanied many professional singers and choruses.