2024 Season Lecture Series

Hap Erstein

Topic: Andrew Lloyd Webber: Lord of Musical Theatre
Andrew Lloyd Webber, described as the most commercially successful composer in history," has written 21 musicals, from his early "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamboat," to "Cinderella. In between has been "The Phantom of the Opera," the longest-running show ever on Broadway, "Cats", "Evita", "Jesus Christ Superstar." and many more. Broadway Expert, Hap Erstein, details Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber's personal and professional career, with colorful video clips of his most popular shows.
Thursday, January 18 at 7 PM - Theatre
Bonnie Koppelman

Topic: The Wonders of Whales
Discover the largest mammals on earth. Learn about whales, dolphins, and porpoises and what makes them so unique in marine life. Observe whale species such as the Humpback, Sperm, and Beluga, as well as the "Killer Whale." Is it really a whale at all? Wildlife Expert Bonnie Koppelman graces the stage, yet again with her magnetic presence and personality.
Thursday. February 15 at 7 PM - Theatre
Dan Hudak

Topic: The Oscars!
Dan is Back by Popular Demand. A lifelong film lover, Dan Hudak has worked extensively as a film critic in print, radio, and television. He has provided film reviews and commentary for WPLG-TV (ABC) Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, ABCNews.com, The Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, CNN.com, indieWIRE.com, New Orleans Times-Picayune, Newsday, Orlando Sentinel, San Francisco Examiner and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Let's talk about the 2024 Oscars!
Thursday, February 22 at 7 PM - Theatre
Ira Epstein

Topic: A Pioneer of Television Comedy: CAROL BURNETT
Carol Burnett was an undisputed leader in television entertainment. The multi-talented and gifted comedienne, on her long-running program for CBS, The Carol Burnett Show, expanded and upgraded the concept of the television variety show, mixing song and dance routines, elegant costumes, and zany humor sketches in ways that appealed to a massive populous audience. Video Clips will be shown.
Thursday, March 7 at 7 PM - Theatre
Maxine Simson

Topic: Great Balls of Fire: The Life and Legacy of Lucille Ball
For more than fifty years, Lucille Ball has been television's most recognizable and beloved face. As Lucy Ricardo, she was the ultimate screwball housewife, getting herself into and out of scrapes with unmatched comic finesse. Maxine Simon will share an intimate view of this Ball of Fire!
Thursday, March 21 at 7 PM - Theatre
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$20 Series or $5 per lecture.
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