LECTURES

With over 40 topics covering 400 years of music history there's an educational lecture that every resident in the community will enjoy.

With over 40 topics covering 400 years of music history there's an educational lecture that every resident in the community will enjoy.

AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATER 

The lecture will include the development of American Musical Theatre through the years including Minstrel Shows, Ragtime, Vaudeville, George White’s Scandals, operettas, the Golden Age, Disney, Juke Box and contemporary musicals. The great composers (a partial list includes Gershwin, Kern, Porter, Rodgers, Sondheim, Lloyd-Webber etc) will be discussed as well as the famous librettists (Hart, Hammerstein, Sondheim etc).

 

A live demonstration with a singer can be included in the lecture, if a piano is available.

 

Acton Senior Center

 

Ashland Senior Center 

 

Boston Public Library

 

Callahan Center, Framingham

 

Carlisle Senior Center

 

Center Communities, Brookline

 

Chesnut Park at Cleveland Circle

 

Commons, Lincoln

 

Evans Park, Newton

 

Fox Hill Village, Westwood

 

Forge Hill, Franklin

 

Fuller Village, Milton

 

Heritage, Framingham

 

Hopkinton Senior Center 

 

Lasell Village Newton

 

Linden Ponds, Hingham

 

Medfield Senior Center

 

Newbridge on the Charles, Dedham

 

New Pond Village, Walpole

 

Northborough Senior Center

 

North Hill, Needham

 

River Bay Club, Quincy

 

Orchard Cove, Canton

 

Overlook, Charlton

 

Sudbury Senior Center

 

Walpole Senior Center

 

Westwood Senior Center

 

Youville Hospital, Cambridge

 

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