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REHOBOTH BEACH, DELAWARE

The Golden Age of American Musicals and Radio - That's Entertainment!

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Program #9315RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
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Itinerary for Sep 22 — Sep 27, 2013

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Type: Hotel

Description: All suites hotel

Contact info:
34 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DC 19971 USA
phone: 800-227-5788
web: www.brightonsuites.com

Room amenities: Separate living room with full size sleep sofa; wet bar with refrigerator/freezer, microwave, hairdryer and coffee maker; two televisions with premium cable; data port phones; indoor pool; exercise ad changing rooms. Free Wireless Internet Access throughout hotel.

Facility amenities: Heated indoor pool; exercise room, Free Wireless Internet Access Throughout Hotel

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact hotel for rates/availability.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, September 22 - Warm Welcom!/Introductions and Fred and Ginger
Afternoon: Introductions and Orientation

Dinner: Delicious Dining at Hotel

Evening: Fred and Ginger welcomes you! Meet the couple that changed the face of American musical films.

Lodging: Brighton Suites Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: All suites hotel

Contact info:
34 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DC 19971 USA
phone: 800-227-5788
web: www.brightonsuites.com

Room amenities: Separate living room with full size sleep sofa; wet bar with refrigerator/freezer, microwave, hairdryer and coffee maker; two televisions with premium cable; data port phones; indoor pool; exercise ad changing rooms. Free Wireless Internet Access throughout hotel.

Facility amenities: Heated indoor pool; exercise room, Free Wireless Internet Access Throughout Hotel

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact hotel for rates/availability.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, September 23 - Study of West Side Story vs My Fair Lady/American...
Study of West Side Story vs My Fair Lady/American Musical Theatre/An Exciting Time alone with Fred

Breakfast: Breakfast in Cafe adjoining Hotel.

Morning: West Side Story and My Fair Lady a study in contrast. Lecture and discussion of the musicals.

Lunch: Lunch in Cafe adjoining Hotel.

Afternoon: Music, Lecture & Discussion on the History of American Musical Theatre. Trace the history of musical theatre from burlesque to the changes following West Side Story.

Dinner: Dinner at Local Restaurant

Evening: An exciting time alone with Fred Astaire. An intimate look at this American legend.

Lodging: Brighton Suites Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: All suites hotel

Contact info:
34 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DC 19971 USA
phone: 800-227-5788
web: www.brightonsuites.com

Room amenities: Separate living room with full size sleep sofa; wet bar with refrigerator/freezer, microwave, hairdryer and coffee maker; two televisions with premium cable; data port phones; indoor pool; exercise ad changing rooms. Free Wireless Internet Access throughout hotel.

Facility amenities: Heated indoor pool; exercise room, Free Wireless Internet Access Throughout Hotel

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact hotel for rates/availability.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, September 24 - Historic Rehoboth/Fred Astaire/Entertainment
Breakfast: Breakfast in Cafe adjoining Hotel

Morning: Guided tour - Historic Rehoboth. Learn about its evolution from Methodist campground to the nation's lively playground!

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant

Afternoon: Fred Astaire-"The Later Years" After the end of his legendary parternship with Ginger Rogers, Astaire continued to make musicals including "Holiday Inn" (1942) with Bing Crosby, "Sky's The Limit" (1943) with Joan Leslie and "Blue Skies" (1946), his second and last movie with Crosby. He also partnered with numerous other dancers, including Rita Hayworth, Cyd Charisse and Judy Garland

Dinner: Hotel Dining

Evening: Entertainment with popular local musicians, The Back Bay Strummers.

Lodging: Brighton Suites Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: All suites hotel

Contact info:
34 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DC 19971 USA
phone: 800-227-5788
web: www.brightonsuites.com

Room amenities: Separate living room with full size sleep sofa; wet bar with refrigerator/freezer, microwave, hairdryer and coffee maker; two televisions with premium cable; data port phones; indoor pool; exercise ad changing rooms. Free Wireless Internet Access throughout hotel.

Facility amenities: Heated indoor pool; exercise room, Free Wireless Internet Access Throughout Hotel

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact hotel for rates/availability.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, September 25 - Gershwin/Berlin/Fred and Ginger. Tour of Local M...
Breakfast: Breakfast in Cafe adjoining Hotel

Morning: Presentation: A Study in Contrast "George Gershwin and Irving Berlin"

Lunch: Lunch on your own

Afternoon: Free afternoon to enjoy this lovely seaside village

Dinner: Hotel Dining

Evening: Lecture and performance of musical classics.

Lodging: Brighton Suites Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: All suites hotel

Contact info:
34 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DC 19971 USA
phone: 800-227-5788
web: www.brightonsuites.com

Room amenities: Separate living room with full size sleep sofa; wet bar with refrigerator/freezer, microwave, hairdryer and coffee maker; two televisions with premium cable; data port phones; indoor pool; exercise ad changing rooms. Free Wireless Internet Access throughout hotel.

Facility amenities: Heated indoor pool; exercise room, Free Wireless Internet Access Throughout Hotel

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact hotel for rates/availability.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, September 26 - See a production setup given by a local theatre g...
See a production setup given by a local theatre group. Also Cole Porter, Cander&Ebb, Kern, and Hamlish

Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafe adjoining Hotel

Morning: Presentation of how to build a production by Clear Space Theatre Company. Free Time.

Afternoon: Lecture - Cole Porter, Cander & Ebb, Gerome Kern, and Marvin Hamlish. Learn about their lives and music.

Dinner: Dinner at Local Restaurant

Lodging: Brighton Suites Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, September 27 - Musical Wrap-Up
Breakfast: Breakfast at Cafe adjoining Hotel

Morning: Lecture: Brief History of the 20th Century Popular Music Before Rock and Roll. Program ends 11:00 a.m.

Meals Included: Breakfast


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Rehoboth Beach
General OverviewRehoboth Beach Chamber of Commerce
For additional information, visit: www.beach-fun.com

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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
7 Performances

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