Tuesday, February 25, 2014

ABQ Jewish Film Fest: Broadway Musicals

Celebrating the Jewish Experience Through Film: The ABQ Jewish Film Fest is proud to present:

Broadway Musicals:
A Jewish Legacy
Saturday March 8 ~ 7:30 pm
Albuquerque JCC

Engaging, humorous, and provocative, this film 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.

Purchase tickets here. View a clip here.

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