America's Music - Broadway and Tin Pan Alley
August 24, 2013
The 100-year history of musical theater and the story of its relationship to 20th-century American life.
Broadway: The American Musical Episode 2: Syncopated City
Celebrate America’s music! America's Music is a series of public programs created by the Tribeca Film Institute™ in partnership with the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and in consultation with the Society for American Music. The programs feature documentary screenings and scholar-led discussions of 20th century American popular music. The sessions will focus on uniquely American musical genres: blues and gospel, Broadway, jazz, bluegrass and country, rock 'n' roll, and mambo and hip hop.