Classical 91.5

Classical 91.5 Presents...On the Town, 9/29/18

Aug 3, 2018

Leonard Bernstein's tunes sing in this musical comedy

  Join WXXI for Classical 91.5 Presents, a series that spotlights classical music connections in film.

Classical 91.5 presents...On the Town, Saturday September 29th at 3pm at The Little Theatre. Tickets available now.

The Empire Film Music Ensemble (EFME) will play in The Little Theatre Cafe starting in 2pm, and the movie will be followed by a discussion hosted by Julia Figueras, with David Raymond from the Eastman School of Music, about the movie and remembering Leonard Bernstein. 

On the Town is a 1949 Technicolor musical film with music by Leonard Bernstein and Roger Edens and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, adapted from the Broadway musical produced in 1944. The plot follows three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City as they look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up.

More about Classical 91.5 Presents...

Selected by our Classical music hosts Julia Figueras, Brenda Tremblay and Mona Seghatoleslami, each film chosen exemplifies the power of music in a non-traditional narrative. Tickets are $7.

Find out more information about Classical 91.5 Presents, including upcoming films, on The Little Theatre website.