KCET Presents 'The Broadway Lullaby,' Unique Look At Broadway's Brightest Performers | KCET
KCET Presents 'The Broadway Lullaby,' Unique Look At Broadway's Brightest Performers
Documentary chronicles charitable artistic effort 'Over The
Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project' from conception to completion.
BURBANK, CA--June 2, 2014--KCET, the nation's
largest independent public television station, has announced it will present A
BROADWAY LULLABY, a new documentary from award-winning director Barbara
Rick that provides an unprecedented inside look at Broadway's brightest
performers, all uniting to combat breast cancer through the beauty and
power of music and art. The documentary airs on KCET Thursday, June 5 at 10 p.m. and will stream online at kcet.org.
Through interviews and behind-the-scenes
footage, A BROADWAY LULLABY chronicles the unique charitable artistic
effort, Over the Moon: A Broadway Lullaby
Project, to which nearly 200 well-known
artists contributed time and talent. The film captures
the inspiration, rehearsals, recordings and creative process of artists
including Victoria Clark, Raul Esparza, Sutton Foster, Marva Hicks, Nikki M.
James, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker, Audra McDonald, Donna Murphy, Laura Osnes,
Vanessa Williams, Charles Randolph-Wright, Stephen Schwartz, David Shire, and
Jules Feiffer. Also, musicians Larry Campbell, Dave Eggar, Taylor Eigsti, Gil
Goldstein, Fred Hersch, Julian Lage, and many more.
This project culminates with the
creation of an extraordinary double CD of original lullabies, illustrated
children's book, and ebook, with proceeds going directly to serve women with
breast cancer, their families, and research for a cure.
Winner of BEST DOCUMENTARY, BEST DIRECTOR, and
BEST EDITING prizes at the 2014 Women's Independent Film Festival in Los
Angeles, and an Official Selection of Doc NYC 2012, A BROADWAY LULLABY
is one of the latest documentaries from Peabody & Emmy winning
director/producer Barbara Rick and Out of The Blue Films, Inc. - a 501(c)(3)
documentary nonprofit devoted to exceptional storytelling that explores,
articulates, and celebrates humanity.
The film's credits
Photography: Barbara Rick, Cinematographer/Sound: Jim Anderson, Editor: Laure Sullivan, Assistant
Editor/Associate Producer: Julia Wrona, Executive Producers: Jodi Glucksman and Daniel Glucksman, Luckimann
of The Blue Films, Inc. Production in association with Public Interest Projects, Inc.
online and in the community, KCET plays a vital role in the cultural and
educational enrichment of Southern and Central California. KCET offers a wide
range of award-winning local programming as well as the finest public
television programs from around the world. Throughout its 50-year history, KCET
has won hundreds of major awards for its local and regional news and public
affairs programming, its national drama and documentary productions, its
quality educational family and children's programs, its outreach and community
services and its website, kcet.org. KCET is a donor-supported community
institution. For additional information about KCET productions, web-exclusive
content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org.
KCET is a service of KCETLink.
If watching birds just isn’t enough for you — and you’d rather join their ranks up there in the sky — here are five of the most exciting ways to get airborne and pretend for a while that you may actually have wings.