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Exploring Broadway: “I Am” Songs

Thursday, December 2 @ 1:00 pmThursday, December 16 @ 2:30 pm

Join James Sokol to explore and experience a range of “I Am” songs from Broadway’s Golden Era to now!

Exploring Broadway: “I Am” Songs

Thursdays, December 2, 9 & 16

1-2:30pm (PT), 2-3:30pm (MT), 3-4:30pm (CT), 4-5:30pm (ET)

on Zoom

Dancer, choreographer, director, Bob Fosse (think “jazz hands!”) said that most songs fall into two categories: 1) “I Want” songs and 2) “I Am” songs. “I Want” songs were the subject of our October series; now explore “I Am” songs. (Participation in the October series not required or needed.)

Usually sung early in the show, “I Am” songs help establish a character’s personality, role in the plot, and/or motivations. They can be more effective and efficient – and certainly much more fun! – than using dialogue. Join James Sokol for a journey with audio & video performance clips of these compelling and propelling songs. From soaring ballads to charming ditties, songs will come from the “Golden Age” to recent shows.

Come for the songs; stay for the fun!

Praise for our Exploring Broadway classes:

“These classes are so good that I have thank you. You share so many wonderful insights and make it so much fun. Your choices of songs are absolutely great. I’m already looking forward to the next ones.” – Shirley L.

“Thanks for the delightful and educational classes. They are both interesting and fun; the presenter and the material were terrific.” – Sandi B.

“Thank you so much! I loved the class — learned several things I did not know.” – Linda C.

Ticket & Notes:

Series Tickets: $37.50/Series of 3-classes (equals $12.50 per class).

Tickets: All tickets are 1) are per device, not per person, on Zoom, and 2) are non-refundable & non-exchangeable.

The Fine Print:

Fortunately, we’ve had very few issues, but just to be clear…

Your Zoom “Event Link”: The Zoom event link will be emailed to all registrants 2-days prior to the first class. To help it land in your “inbox,” before registering, please add the following emails to your contacts:

  • James Sokol — jsokol@marinjcc.org
  • JCC Alliance — alliance@marinjcc.org

Registrants are requested to make sure the email w/link has arrived by the evening of Nov 30th. If the email does not arrive, please see “Troubleshooting” below.

The email w/link will be re-sent to all registrants about 2-hours prior to the event. NB: However, if it landed somewhere other than in your inbox upon registration, it will probably do the same later.

Have a Comcast email? Please refer to this guide: https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/spam-filters-and-email-blocking-new-experience.

Troubleshooting: We will do our best to remedy any issues. Registrants who have NOT received the email w/link are asked to check their email “junk” and “spam” folders. If found, please move the email to your inbox. If the email/link is still not there, please contact James (see below) immediately.

Late Troubleshooting: We will try our best – but cannot guarantee – help with Zoom links to guests contacting James less than 30-minutes prior to the event.

Live Only: In agreement with our guides, artists, instructors, special guests, etc., events are not recorded. Make-up sessions are unavailable. Credit/refund is not given for missed events.

Liability: While we will do our best to remedy any issues, The Osher Marin JCC & its Program Partners cannot be held responsible for 1) issues related to Eventbrite or Zoom, 2) ticket buyers not following the instructions above, nor 3) packing, shipping, or deliver services of food/beverages not received in time for tasting events.

Don’t ya just hate “the fine print?!!”

Questions? Email James at jsokol@marinjcc.org.

Exploring Broadway is created by the Osher Marin JCC (San Rafael, CA) and offered by the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance. See below for a full list of Alliance Partners.

ALL ARE WELCOME to join in our activities! JCC members, non-members, those who live near or far, people of all backgrounds, faiths, ethnicities, hair styles, fashion choices, chocolate preferences, etc. “The more the merrier!”

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