A chorus of 4th- and 5th-graders at the Brooklyn Friends School and a chorus of elderly retirees at a Brooklyn Jewish seniors' center combine to give an annual joint concert. Practicing separately for several months while communicating only as pen pals, they eventually meet for a rehearsal prior to their concert. The children's various preconceptions about older people, as well as the seniors' approach to aging and their young co-performers, are a principal focus. Written by
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A number of the children in the chorus went on to careers in the entertainment industry, including film executive Amy Israel
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References Saturday Night Live
The Rainbow Connection
Music and Lyrics by Paul Williams
and Kenny Ascher See more