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Online Program

Online Lecture: Politics in Broadway Musicals

Program No. 24745RJ
Join us on Monday, October 2, 2023, at 2 p.m. (ET)/ 11 a.m. (PT), for a one-hour lecture and Q&A on politics in Broadway musicals.
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At a Glance

Join us for a journey through a century of Broadway musicals inspired by the world of politics. From idealistic grassroots politicians to rogue populists, witness the creative genius of songwriters like Irving Berlin, the Gershwins and Rodgers and Hart. Discover how personal ambition, conquest and failure became the muse for captivating tunes. From Pulitzer Prize-winning classics to intriguing flops, immerse yourself in the world of shows like "Of Thee I Sing," "Fiorello!" and the audaciously titled "How to Steal an Election." Cast your ballot for this fun and entertaining exploration of politics on Broadway.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.

Important registration tip:
If you want to attend the live lecture, please do not wait until the last minute to enroll.
If you enroll after a lecture is complete, we’ll send you a recording of the event.