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“Discovering Musicals” Book Signing, with author Marc Strauss and Special Guest, Sirius XM Morning DJ Christine Pedi
September 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Join author Marc Strauss in the Marc Jacobs Reading Room for a reading and signing of his new book Discovering Musicals: A Liberal Arts Guide to Stage and Screen. Marc will be joined by special guest Christine Pedi, Sirius XM On Broadway Morning DJ, Forbidden Broadway alum, cabaret performer, and impressionist artist.
Marc will read a few excerpts from Discovering Musicals and Christine, who also wrote the Foreword to Discovering Musicals, will sing a few songs with her New York accompanist Matthew Martin Ward on piano.
The event is free and open to the public. Copies of Discovering Musicals will be available to purchase. For more information, please contact Marc Strauss at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marc Strauss is Professor Emeritus in Theatre and Dance from Southeast Missouri State University (1995 – 2014), having taught all levels of studio ballet, jazz, and ballroom as well as theory classes in dance history and appreciation, dance in world cultures, the creative process, the aesthetics of movement, and the history of the musical. He has studied, performed, taught, and choreographed in a variety of dance styles at the regional, national and international levels since the early 1980s