History of Broadway (Open to the Public)


Every Tuesday • 11:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m. • Shapiro CD & Zoom 

May (30 cancelled) • June 6, 13, 20, 27 • July (4 no class), 11, 18, 25 • August 1

Come enjoy the fun of learning about the great Broadway Musicals. This course will cover the history of how Broadway Musicals developed using various taped lectures and documentaries presented by the instructor. The material will cover the 200-year evolution of American musical theater which will include: the Minstrel Era, the Vaudeville Era, Early Broadway, the Revue versus the Book Musical, and Broadway Musicals over each decade. America’s favorite Broadway Musicals will be explored. In addition, short biographical clips of major Broadway composers and performers of each era will be featured. This course will be a series which will span several
future terms. 

Instructor/Coordinator: Ellie Monroe     Coordinator: Jim Medici

Tech Coordinators: Jim Monroe and Sue Batie