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Lesser-Known Stories About Leonard Bernstein: A Museum Tour

August 8, 2018

A large wall photo at a Philadelphia exhibition shows Leonard Bernstein during one of the most poignant days of his life – a day in 1948 when he conducted a concert with a small group of Holocaust survivors in Germany. The picture and the story behind the moment are part of the Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music exhibit at the National Museum of American Jewish History. The presentation marks what would have been Bernstein’s 100th birthday in August 2018.

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A Classic Musical Returns Live!

December 2, 2013
Carrie Underwood in The Sound of Music

On December 5, NBC aired a live performance of the Rogers and Hammerstein classic. The Sound of Music cast may have changed, but the story is as lively and inspiring as ever. For those of you who might not be familiar with the full impact the show has had, here’s a little history:

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Broadway Comes to the Movies

August 25, 2011

I am among the fortunate who live close enough to New York to see a Broadway show, if not as often as I’d like, at least once in a while.  But there are a lot that I miss, and I’ve always wished I could see those shows, and have an affordable way to introduce my kids to my love of musical theater.

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