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The Great CoursesĀ® Documentaries: Great American Music - Broadway Musicals
Lantana Road Branch
Thu, Jan 09, 2:00 pm

Pt. 1 & 2: The Essence of the Musical and The Minstrel Era.

Thu, Jan 16, 2:00 pm

Pt. 3 & 4: Evolution of the Verse/Chorus Song and The Ragtime Years.

Thu, Jan 23, 2:00 pm

Pt. 5 & 6: The Vaudeville Era and Tin Pan Alley.

Thu, Jan 30, 2:00 pm

Pt. 7 & 8: Broadway in Its Infancy and The Revue versus the Book Musical.

Thu, Feb 06, 2:00 pm

Pt. 9 & 10: Superstars on the Horizon and Transition into the Jazz Age.

Thu, Feb 13, 2:00 pm

Pt. 11 & 12: Irving Berlin & Jerome Kern - Contrasts and George Gershwin's Legacy.

Thu, Feb 20, 2:00 pm

Pt. 13 & 14: Rodgers & Hammerstein Era and Golden Age of Musical Theater.

Thu, Feb 27, 2:00 pm

Pt. 15 & 16: Rock 'n' Roll Reaches Broadway and Big Bucks & Long Runs.

Explore the history of American musicals from the 1820s to the present. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Shown with permission. Not rated.