How were Damon Runyon’s tales of the gamblers and showgirls of old Times Square turned into a hit musical that remains an international favorite after more than 70 years?
John Kenrick takes us behind the scenes into the creation of the original production, the film version and some memorable revivals. Performance clips will cover three generations performing Frank Loesser’s glorious score.
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Our Presenter: John Kenrick has worked in the theatre at every level from amateur to Broadway, eventually serving as personal assistant to 6 Tony Award winning producers, including the team behind the original production of Rent. He has taught musical theatre history courses at NYU and The New School and is the creator of the educational website www.Musicals101.com.