American Musical Theatre 5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT, Tuesday, September 21 (10-11pm BST)
Heather Nathans, Alice and Nathan Gantcher Professor in Judaic Studies
For more than two centuries US theatre audiences have clamored for musicals--but why? How do musicals invite audiences to imagine different identities around questions of race, gender, ethnicity, or orientation? Which shows have promoted inclusion and which have supported exclusion? Join us for an exploration of the form and its history.