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[Past Event] Classic American Musicals | Lighthouse Cinema, Pacific Grove

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Course Description:

The period between 1940 and 1960 was a vibrant one for the American Musical Theatre. In contrast to the “revues” and “follies” of the early 20th century, these musicals had plots where the action moved forward via acting, singing and dancing. Subjects expanded to include exotic locales, the immigrant experience, spousal abuse, and racism. Join us for an extensive look at this “Golden Age,” when musicals were forever changed. We'll focus on musicals created by the famous team of Rodgers and Hammerstein. We'll meet at the historic Lighthouse Cinema in Pacific Grove for films on the big screen with concessions available for purchase (real popcorn anyone?).


Thank you for your enthusiastic support of this offering. Although the theater seats 150, we are holding attendance to 90, to make sure you have ample room to sit back and spread out.

Schedule of Films:

8/30 Oklahoma!
9/6 Carousel
9/18 South Pacific
9/20 King & I
9/27 Flower Drum Song

Bonus: 9/30 Sound of Music


Tuition: $45.00

Additional Fees: $0.00

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Wednesdays, Aug. 30; Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27 *1:00 - 4:00pm* (5 sessions)


Course will be presented live at Lighthouse Cinema in Pacific Grove and will NOT be recorded or available for viewing later. Details will be emailed to participants prior to the beginning of the class. Seats are limited.


Karen D. Kadushin, J.D., is Dean Emerita of Monterey College of Law and was a law professor there and in San Francisco. In another life, she was a lighting designer, stage manager, assistant producer, and performer in musical comedies from Los Angeles to New York City.