150 Years of Broadway Musicals, Part 2

Course Dates: 
8 weeks: March 27, April 3, 10, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22
Fridays, 9-11 a.m.
Michael Ruiz
Course Catalogs: 
2020 Spring

150 Years of Broadway Musicals—Part 2 resumes where Part 1 concluded—covering the late 1950s to the 2010s. Enjoy short clips of Broadway musicals and some renditions of show tunes on the piano. The short clips come from a variety of sources including performances in community theaters and revivals staged in schools. Experience the fascinating development of the musical from the Golden Age to today.

Instructor: Michael Ruiz (mjtruiz@gmail.com) is a UNC Asheville professor of physics, holds a doctorate in theoretical physics and has had his physics courses featured on CNN. He is also a pianist and composer with three piano concertos performed by the Winston-Salem Symphony.

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