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Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

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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. Interviews with songwriters and luminaries including Sheldon Harnick, Stephen Schwartz, Harold Prince, Arthur Laurents, Charles Strouse, and Mel Brooks provide insight, alongside standout performances and archival footage. Narrated by Tony and Academy Award winner Joel Grey, this entertaining documentary mingles cultural history with illuminating perspectives on the origins and meanings of some of Broadways most beloved songs, stories, and shows. Performances by Matthew Broderick, Kelli OHara, Zero Mostel, Nathan Lane, Barbra Streisand, Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, and many more.

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    Title: Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy
    Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
    Starring: Joel Grey
    Director: Michael Kantor
    Attributes: 2PC
    Release Date: 5/7/2013
    Original Year: 2012
    Product Type: DVD
    Rated: NR
    Catalog #: 8984
    UPC: 054961898497
    Item #: 600717X

    Technical Information

    Street Date: 5/7/2013
    Closed Caption: No
    Run Time: 84 minutes
    Studio: Athena

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