Musical Theatre DVDs

August 25th, 2018

Broadway: The American Musical – A History of Broadway (DVD) directed by Michael Kantor

Hosted by Academy Award-winning star of stage film and television Julie Andrews. ‘Broadway’ tells two stories: the 100-year history of musical theater and the story of its relationship to 20th-century American life from the immigrant experience at the turn of the century to today’s Broadway where big budget new productions and revivals of classic favorites compete side by side for box office success. Episode 1: Give My Regards To Broadway (1983 – 1927) Episode 2: Syncopated City (1919 – 1933) Episode 3: I Got Plenty O’Nuttin (!930 – 1942) Episode 4: Oh What A Beautiful Mornin’ (1943 – 1960) Episode 5: Tradition (1957 – 1979) Episode 6: Putting It Together (1980 – 2004)