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Broadway musicals [videorecording] : a Jewish legacy / Albert M. Tapper presents ; production of B'WAY Films, Ghost Light Films and Thirteen for WNET ; directed by Michael Kantor ; Barbara Brilliant, executive producer.

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk DVD 7656-7657 disc 1 37684001104653 Learning Center Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -
Library Reserve Desk DVD 7656-7657 disc 1 37684001104748 Learning Center Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -
Library Reserve Desk DVD 7656-7657 disc 2 37684001104654 Learning Center Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -
Library Reserve Desk DVD 7656-7657 disc 2 37684001104749 Learning Center Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781598289848
  • ISBN: 1598289845
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (84 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 pages)
  • Publisher: [Silver Spring, Maryland] : Athena ; [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Premiered nationally on PBS "Great Performances", January 1, 2013.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Film (84 min.) -- disc 2. Bonus features. (176 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Musical supervisor, Andy Einhorn.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator: Joel Grey.
David Hyde Pierce, Matthew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara, Zero Mostel, Nathan Lane, Barbra Streisand, Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth. Joel Grey, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Al Jolson, Fanny Brice, Dick Van Dyke.
Summary, etc.:
Examines the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical. 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.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation, NTSC.
Language Note:
English; SDH subtitles.
Local Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for MHIS-P325 (Brown).
Subject: Musicals > Excerpts.
Theater > New York (State) > New York > History.
Broadway (New York, N.Y.) > History > Jews.
Genre: Documentary films.

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