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Photo Flash: Broadway Close Up: When Broadway Went To Hollywood

On November 12 at Kaufman Music Center's Merkin Hall, Broadway Close Up host Sean Hartley interviewed ETHAN MORDDEN, author of When Broadway Went to Hollywood, exploring how songwriters like Rodgers & Hart, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Yip Harburg, Irving Berlin and the Gershwin brothers navigated the often antagonistic culture of Hollywood with different degrees of success - and why they ultimately returned to Broadway.

Hosted by Sean Hartley, the performance featured author ETHAN MORDDEN, Darius de Haas, Lora Lee Gayer, Jason Gotay, Amy Justman, Barbara Walsh, Music Director Evan Rees and Stage Director Devanand Janki.

Photo Flash: Broadway Close Up: When Broadway Went To Hollywood
Austin Marquez, Taylor Blackman, Lora Lee Gayer, Brian Fender, Jason Gotay Photo credit: David Andrako

Photo Flash: Broadway Close Up: When Broadway Went To Hollywood
Brian Fender, May Yoshioka, Darius De Hass, Nicolette Shin, Victoria Nassberg, Austin Marquez Photo credit: David Andrako

Photo Flash: Broadway Close Up: When Broadway Went To Hollywood
Ethan Mordden & Sean Hartley Photo credit: David Andrako

Photo Flash: Broadway Close Up: When Broadway Went To Hollywood
Lora Lee Gay, Darius de Haas, Amy Justman Photo credit: David Andrako

Photo Flash: Broadway Close Up: When Broadway Went To Hollywood
Nicolette Shin, Brian Fender, May Yoshioka, Taylor Blackman, Austin Marquez, Victoria Nassberg, Photo credit: David Andrako

Photo Flash: Broadway Close Up: When Broadway Went To Hollywood
Amy Justman, Victoria Nassberg, Austin Marquez, Darius de Haas, May Yoshioka, Lora Lee Gayer Photo credit: David Andrako



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