Professors Participate in Panel Discussion with Filmmaker

UNCW Professors Todd Berliner (film studies) and Phil Furia (interim theatre chair) participated in a Q&A session following the Oct. 13 screening of Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy at Thalian Hall The 90-minute film was written, produced and directed by Michael Kantor and documents the monumental contribution to American musical theater by Jewish composers, songwriters, singers and actors.

Furia, an authority on American popular song and author of biographies of Irving Berlin and Ira Gershwin, is interviewed in the movie.