Apr

14 2019

Jewish Author Series: Jamie Bernstein's "Famous Father Girl"

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven 360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525
(203) 387-2424
https://www.jccnh.org/rsvp

Contact Derek Holodak
(203) 387-2424 ext. 217
dholodak@jewishnewhaven.org

$ Cost $ 10.00

Oldest daughter of revered composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of his birth in a deeply intimate and broadly evocative memoir. In Famous Father Girl, Bernstein mines the emotional depths of her childhood and invites us into her family's private world. A fantastic set of characters populates the Bernsteins' lives, including: the Kennedys, Mike Nichols, John Lennon, Richard Avedon, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins, and Betty (Lauren) Bacall. An intoxicating tale and an intimate meditation on a complex and sometimes troubled man, the family he raised, and the music he composed that became the soundtrack to their entwined lives. Deeply moving and often hilarious, Bernstein's beautifully written memoir is a great American story about one of the greatest Americans of the modern age.

In conjunction with Senior Day at the J:

Residents of Mary Wade and the Towers free.                                                   

10% Cafe discount for all pre-registered seniors. Senior Day participants must register at Senior Registration

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