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Explore the lives and work of some of musical theater’s most fascinating figures.

Host Sean Hartley welcomes an exciting array of performers including Farah Alvin, Kate BaldwinEric Comstock, Eddie CooperBarbara Fasano, David GarrisonJose Llana, Charlotte Maltby, Jason RobinsonKirsten Scott, Matthew Scott, Emily SkinnerGabrielle StravelliMichael Winther and Karen Ziemba.

Fall 2021 performances in Merkin Hall celebrate the great community of musical theatre as NYC re-opens with a concert re-creating the Gershwin brothers' famous Jazz Age parties, and an exploration of the great tradition of storytelling in song. You'll hear music by the Gershwins, Jerome Kern, Irvin Berlin, Oscar Levant, Cole Porter, Joni Mitchell, Kander & Ebb, Rupert Holmes, William Finn, Bock & Harnick, Gilbert & Sullivan, Noel Coward, Dan Fogelberg, David Yazbek, Marvin Hamlisch, Ed Kleban, Cole Porter and Barry Manilow.

Watch virtual 2020-21 Broadway Close Up performances on demand: Oscar Hammerstein II, Dorothy Fields, Stephen Schwartz, Kay Swift & Kander & Ebb.

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