SPL03084 – “Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy”: Behind the Scenes
Instructors: Barbara Brilliant/Barbara Wenglin
Peabody Award Winner Barbara Brilliant discusses the making of her award-winning documentary, “Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy,” with film clips and fascinating behind-the-scenes anecdotes, Brilliant will describe the making of this extraordinary documentary that explores the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in creating the modern American musical. Narrated by Joel Grey, the film showcases Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Leonard Bernstein, Mel Brooks, and Stephen Sondheim, among many others. This uplifting program, featuring Brilliant in conversation with program librarian, Barbara Wenglin, is sure to please!