Saturday, 9:30–12:00, Apr. 14
Instructor: Dan Sherman
Coordinator: Marianne Metz
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This presentation will cover the 40-year career of Oscar Hammerstein and his contributions to American musical theatre. Although well known as a lyricist, Hammerstein made major contributions to the form of the American musical as a writer of the musicals’ books. The presentation will include video clips from Hammerstein’s plays, along with rare interview clips.
Dan Sherman has taught nearly 20 OLLI courses over the past seven years, including many on American musical theatre. Dan holds a PhD in economics from Cornell and is managing director at the American Institutes for Research.