Intro to theater Musical Theater 3

Intro to theater Musical Theater 3 - to extremes to get...

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M usical T heater Vaudeville Style Musicals (1900-1930’s) Vaudeville musicals often did not have a  story that went all the way through the  show. They were usually a series of acts put  together to form a show. o Singers, Dancers, Comedians,  Magicians and is some cases Burlesque  acts.  Vaudeville characters are usually taken 
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Unformatted text preview: to extremes to get laughs. o Young ingénue roles are utterly virginal, pure, kind and not very bright. • Important Vaudeville Composers o Irving Berlin – Ziegfeld Follies o George M. Cohan – Little Johnny Jones o George Gershwin – Lady, Be Good...
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