The history of the American musical is both glorious and complicated. What can we learn by examining where the Broadway musical has been and where it's going?

The Greene Space teamed up with New York City Center to present Encores! Unscripted  conversations and performances that expand on the center's Tony-honored series and explore how musicals have reflected and shaped American life. 

Watch archive video below.

This series was generously sponsored by Margee and John Falk

Recently in City Center Encores! Unscripted

Watch: On Broadway, Who Tells 'Their' Stories?

Monday, March 14, 2016

Watch our conversation with 'Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson' composer Michael Friedman, 'Hamilton' stars Javier Muñoz and Betsy Struxness, and '1776' director Garry Hynes.

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Watch: How Can Great Orchestrations Transform Musicals?

Monday, February 01, 2016

A conversation with legendary orchestrator Jonathan Tunick, music director Rob Berman and Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown.

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Watch: Sexism, Racism and the Golden Age of Broadway

Monday, December 14, 2015

How do we make sense of an art form that has perpetuated so many ugly stereotypes? A conversation with Tony winners Sheldon Harnick, Ruben Santiago-Hudson and Jeanine Tesori.

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