The Sembrich

Archive for 2011

How Did They Build Titanic: Disaster Into Broadway Triumph

Wednesday, July 11, 1:30 am, $10 Building Titanic:Turning Disaster to Broadway Triumph Broadway historian/writer John Kenrick tracks the course of this Peter Stone/Maury Yeston musical  from page to stage en route to Best Musical of the Year award at the 1997 Tony Awards.

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And Titanic’s Band Played On: A Multimedia Evening

Wednesday, August 22,  7:30 pm: “And Titanic’s Band Played On” multimedia talk Thomas Larson & Hyperion String Quartet What is the myth of Titanic’s band? Did they calm the fears of and add dignity to the doomed passengers and crew by playing until the end? Did they play “Nearer My God to Thee” as the boat sank? […]

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