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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.