Broadway lectures Tucson AZ

Richard T Hanson

Another Op’nin’ Another Show!


Another Op’nin’ Another Show!
The Saga of the American Musical Theatre


In 2020, for the first time in the history of the Great White Way, Broadway went dark and the theatres closed.


Times Square

Times Square

Times Square

There is a legend that every performer leaves a bit of themselves on those magical stages. As the lights of Broadway went out, the spirits of all the performers who sang and danced on those boards, must have wept in the silence.

1920's Broadway showgirls

Mary Martin

Robert Preston and Barbara Cook

Gwen Verdon

Zero Mostel

Ethel Merman

John Raitt and Jan Clayton

Carol Channing


As Broadway comes back to life and the theatres re-open, it’s a perfect time to celebrate America’s great gift to world: Musical Theatre!



Another Op’nin’ Another Show! will explore the history of the American Musical Theatre and trace the evolution of this unique American form of lyric theatre. From The Black Crook to Hamilton, Another Op’nin’ Another Show! will chart the creation of what is now the world’s most produced form of theatre.



Another Op’nin’ Another Show! will toast the tunesmiths, the poets, and the stars of Broadway whose collective genius created the American Musical Theatre. Join me as we journey from Musical Comedy to Musical Theatre to Pop Opera to Hip-Hop and Rap! From Cohan to Gershwin to Miranda, Another Op’nin’ Another Show! is an invitation to be in “The Room Where It Happened!

George M. Cohan

George Gershwin

Lin-Manuel Miranda


For more information or to register contact The Learning Curve at or call (520) 777-5817.

It’s standing room only for Another Op’nin’ Another Show!


The Learning Curve presents:

Another Op’nin’ Another Show!


A standing ovation! Bravo!