Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy (DVD)

Joel Grey

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2-Disc, set.


Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy~~ 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. Narrated by Tony and Academy Award winner Joel Grey, this entertaining documentary mingles cultural history with illuminating perspectives on the origins and meanings of some of Broadway's most beloved songs, stories, and shows.

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Product Details

  • Cast: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Mel Brooks, Barbra Streisand, Zero Mostel, Kristin Chenoweth, Charles Strouse, Sheldon Harnick, Idina Menzel, Kelli O'Hara, Stephen Schwartz
  • Format: Color, DVD, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: Athena
  • Catalogue #: 8984


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