Kurt Weill Festival: Pre-Performance Discussion: Street Scene

Kurt Weill Festival: Pre-Performance Discussion: Street Scene

Naomi Graber, Craig Kier, Amanda Consol
Friday, April 12, 2019 . 6PM

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Naomi Graber, Assistant Professor of Musicology at University of Georgia and Weill scholar, is joined by Maestro Craig Kier and Stage Director Amanda Consol for a pre-performance discussion on Street Scene as part of the Kurt Weill Festival.

Naomi Graber is an assistant professor at the University of Georgia. Her book "Kurt Weill's America," which explore's the composer's U.S. career during the Great Depression, World War II, and early Cold War in light of his status as an immigrant, is forthcoming from Oxford University Press. Her work has been supported by the Kurt Weill Foundation and UGA Willson Center for the Humanities. Her publications on the politics of musical theatre have appeared in Studies in Musical Theatre, Musical Quarterly, the Journal for the Society of American Music, and on several blogs, including Musicology Now, and Trax on the Trail.

This event is part of the Kurt Weill Festival funded in part by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Inc., New York NY.


This event is part of the Year of Immigration, which aims to transform dialogue into impact on urgent issues related to immigration, global migration and refugees, and to foster open conversation and greater connection with the University of Maryland’s large and diverse international community. For more information visit yearofimmigration.umd.edu.