Free Screening: Broadway: The Golden Age

Date: Saturday, May 12, 7:30pm
Location: Westbeth Community Room
55 Bethune Street (in the West Village, at Washington St).
Admission: Free to the public
Info: 212-989-4650

The film’s producer, Richard Eric Weigle, will screen the award winning documentary, Broadway: The Golden Age. This film chronicles the Broadway theater from the 40’s through the 60’s and stars over 100 legends including: Angela Lansbury, John Raitt, Kim Hunter, Julie Harris, Uta Hagen, Eva Marie Saint, Bea Arthur and Ben Gazzara.

Mr. Weigle will also talk about the sequel Broadway: The Next Generation to be released in 2008.

I know about this film because Rich and I have sung together for many years in the New York Choral Society. This is a really terrific documentary – I saw it when it aired on PBS. Want to know more? This screening also features an additional 30 minutes which was cut from the version shown on PBS. See the IMDB listing, which has great photo galleries and trivia, or watch trailers from the movie.