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We are delighted to partner with our friends at The Osher Marin JCC (San Rafael, CA) and other JCC program partners* to bring you

BROADWAY BACKSTAGE

Four Thursdays, Sept 3-24, 2020:  4:00-5:30 (EDT) on Zoom

Let Osher Marin Jewish Community Center Program Director, James Sokol, sneak you in the Stage Door to go “backstage” on Broadway! A different, special guest theater professional – who brings his/her unique expertise, experiences and insights to the discussion – will be featured at each of these exclusive, behind-the-scenes visits. Live Q&A and photos/video clips (when available) will enrich the experience.

Your ticket purchase helps support not only this program, but also our special guests – theater professionals – who are mostly or completely out of work. 

Come learn, off-stage, what makes the magic happen on-stage!

Optional Broadway Chat: If you like, stay after the class for an additional 30-mins to meet other Broadway lovers in a small “chat room” and discuss a proposed question or just connect over the topic of the small group’s choice. No need to register for the chat; it will be offered at the end of each class.

*Partner list is on the Eventbrite ticket site.

SEPTEMBER 3

Tim Dolan
The Walking Broadway Encyclopedia

Let us whisk you away to tour Southern Times Square area with the incomparable and multi-talented Tim Dolan. When not performing, Dolan runs his small business offerings the district’s premiere tours. Explore some of the theaters from 41st to 44th Streets. Hear about the titans & legends associated with these theaters and much, much more! Rarely-seen photos enrich the tour.

SEPTEMBER 17

Amy Justman
The “Leading Lady of
Crossover”

With a career spanning musical theater, classical music, jazz & beyond, Amy Justman has performed on Broadway in the revival of Sondheim’s Company, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, In Transit and, most recently, covering and performing for both Renée Fleming and Jessie Mueller in the revival of Carousel. Come meet and see video clips of this multi-faceted performer!

SEPTEMBER 10

Caitlin Kinnunen
The Tony Nominee!

After making her Broadway debut at age 16 in Spring Awakening, Caitlin Kinnunen went on to The Bridges of Madison County and, most recently, to the leading role in 2018’s The Prom, earning a Tony nomination for “Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical.” Be enchanted by video clips of this delightful talent!

SEPTEMBER 24

Max Clayton
The Chorus-star

More than a “chorister,” Max Clayton has emerged as one of the premier, most in-demand chorus boys of Broadway – a “chorus-star!” After his Broadway debut in On the Town, Clayton went on to be in the ensembles (and, in some cases, the lead’s understudy) in the revivals of Gigi and Hello Dolly! and in Something Rotten!, Bandstand, Pretty Woman and, most recently, the hit Moulin Rouge! With performance video clip, enjoy this charming and talented young man!