Learn about the marvelous men of movie musicals who have enchanted us with their fabulous feet and way with a song. Discover who was also a classical composer, who was a jazz pianist, who was a lion tamer, and who was a political activist and (closet) intellectual! Featured performers include Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Ray Bolger, Bill Bojangles Robinson, the Nicholas Brothers, and Donald O’Connor.
Bonnie Weiss has lectured on the legends of Broadway and Hollywood for over 30 years. Besides her extensive research on the dancers presented, she has met and talked with three of them, conversed at length with two of their widows, and interviewed one of them for a feature story in TheaterWeek.