Courses by instructor: Bonnie Weiss
Bonnie Weiss is a seasoned theatre educator, writer, radio and cabaret producer. She teaches musical theatre appreciation for Bay Area Classic Learning Road Scholar (Elder Hostel) programs and for S.F. State, Santa Clara, and Dominican University OLLI. She also lectures at retirement communities throughout California. Among the many educational and community organizations through which she has offered her acclaimed presentations are San Francisco Conservatory of Music, The Concordia-Argonaut and Commonwealth Clubs, Masonic Lodges, The Stanford Women’s Alumni Association, U.C. Berkeley Extension, the Colleges of Marin and San Mateo and the Blackhawk, Oakland and Palace of the Legion of Honor Museums.
Bonnie also writes feature stories and reviews for The Sondheim Review. From 1983 to 1991 she co-produced and hosted a radio show "Front Row Center" on KALW-FM, "Two for the Show" on KEST-AM and "Open Ear" on KQED-FM. She has also produced and acted as Master of Ceremonies for 12 sold-out cabaret shows in San Francisco and San Mateo.
The Man Who Put the Rainbow in the Wizard of Oz:
A Tribute to Lyricist Yip Harburg
With Musical Theatre Historian, Bonnie Weiss In honor of the 75th anniversary of the beloved film The Wizard of Oz, Bonnie Weiss presents the life and work of lyricist Yip Harburg. In addition to his ...