Opera & Musical Theatre - g Fiddler on the Roof –...

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Opera A. Aria – solo B. Recitative – dialogue C. Operetta D. George M. Cohan a. Invented the libretto i. The text used in operas b. Librettist c. Lyricist d. Composer E. Musical Theatre a. American Invention b. Showboat – 1927 c. Oklahoma – 1943 i. Rodgers and Hammerstein ii. First true American musical d. The Sound of Music – 1959 i. Rodgers and Hammerstein ii. The pair’s most famous musical e. West Side Story – 1957 i. Leonard Bernstein – music ii. Stephen Sondheim – lyrics f. Fantasticks – 1960 i. Harvey Schmidt – music ii. Tom Jones – lyrics iii. Ran 40 years on Broadway
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Unformatted text preview: g. Fiddler on the Roof – 1964 i. Jerry Bock – music ii. Sheldon Harnick – lyrics iii. Joseph Stein – book h. Hair – 1968 i. Concept musical ii. Rock opera iii. Controversial i. Jesus Christ Superstar – 1970 i. Rock opera ii. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber j. Grease k. Stephen Sondheim I. Drama a. Heroic b. Romantic c. Barqea’s Catharsis d. Melodrama e. Sinadrama f. Pharse g. Pun h. Malaprop i. Epigram j. Burlesque k. Satire l. Domestics m. Theatre of the absurd...
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