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Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy Preview

Preview: Season 40 Episode 20 | 30s

This film explores the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical. Featuring interviews and conversations with some of the greatest composers and writers of the Broadway stage. "Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy " premieres March 11 at 8 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.)

Aired: 01/01/13

Rating: NR

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