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Jack Lemon; John Grisham; and Stephen Sondheim

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6 Days | 5 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
In the “Sunshine City” of St. Petersburg, learn from expert instructors and engaging actors about three exciting topics in the history of American entertainment. Celebrate the life work of “everyman” actor John Lemmon through lectures and film clips, and delve into the unique writing style of John Grisham to learn how he masterfully weaved words into gripping stories. Finally, marvel as experts and choreographers reveal the brilliance of musical director Stephen Sondheim, the mind behind groundbreaking shows like “Gypsy” and “West Side Story.”


• Shed new light on the prolific work of John Lemmon, the “everyman” actor who portrayed memorable characters in classic films like “The Odd Couple” and “Some Like it Hot.”
• Discover the powerful storytelling techniques of author John Grisham – bestseller and master of the modern legal thriller.
• Learn from experts, choreographers and well-known actors about the genius of Stephen Sondheim, the father of the modern musical.

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There is minimal walking and standing on this program.

Coordinated by Eckerd College.

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
12 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances


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