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From Broadway to Hollywood  

Find out about the rise of Broadway as the center of the musical theater and Hollywood as the center of the movie industry. Many music and video clips of the “Golden Age” of Broadway and Hollywood musicals will be presented. Topics to be covered in the course include the following: the rise of New York City as a “world capital” and the center of the American musical and dramatic theater; the origin of the musical theater and early Broadway theaters; the beginning of the modern musical with “Showboat” in 1927 and the “Golden Age” of Broadway musicals; the origins of Hollywood and the Hollywood movie industry; the beginning of “talking pictures” and the early Hollywood movie musicals; and the “Golden Age” of Hollywood musicals.

 

From Broadway to Hollywood
Facilitator: Sidney Soclof  
Dates: 11/2/2020 - 12/7/2020 Day of the Week: M
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Number of Sessions: 6
Location: Video or phone conference Room:
 
 
 

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