The Wonderful Wizard of Song

Start Date: November 05 2017 - 03:00 PM

End Date: November 05 2017 - 05:00 PM

Audience: General Public Event

Category: Performing Arts and Film

Location: The Showroom

Description:

This exceptional jukebox musical, featuring the classic songs by the iconic Oz composer Harold Arlen, is hosted by the composer’s son Sam Arlen.  The show takes the audience on a journey tracing Harold Arlen's career, seamlessly moving through the Cotton Club era to his Hollywood years, culminating with his time on the Great White Way.  Movie buffs and music lovers are treated to inspired renditions of Stormy Weather, Come Rain or Come Shine, Paper Moon, Accentuate the Positive, Let's Fall in Love and the much loved tunes from The Wizard of Oz, including Over The Rainbow, named by the American Film Institute as the No. 1 Greatest American Movie Song.  Weaved throughout the 90-minute musical, are inside stories of how some of the world's most beloved songs were created, as well as rare behind the scenes footage from The Wizard of Oz taken by Harold Arlen himself.  Seating is limited! $40 all seats

 


Contact Name: Susan Agin

Contact Phone: 718.631.6311

Contact Email: sagin@qcc.cuny.edu

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