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theatre notes end of semester - Showboat-1927 - Music...

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Showboat-1927 - Music Jerome Kern - Lyrics- Oscar Hammerstein II - First musical to deal with social issues such as misogyny and racial intolerance Okalahoma - Music- Richard Rodger - Lyrics- Oscar Hammerstein II - First “Book” Musical – fully developed story - First to communicate the story through choreography o Agnes De Mille- Choreographer Other Roders and Hammerstein Musicals - Carousel - South Pacific - The King and I - The Sound of Music West Side Story - Music- Leonard Bernstein - Lyrics- Stephen Sondheim - Adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet - Communicating the story through dance 1969 and the Musical - Hair- First rock musical - Dealt with social issues such as the draft, Vietnam way ,and the sexual revolution Kander and EBB - Sleek , sexy lyrics se to jazz music o Chicago and Cabaret - Choreography by Bob Fosse o Hunched over body frame with turned in toes o Use of props such as a hat and a chair Stephen Sondheim - Composer and lyricist - Protégé to Oscar Hammerstein II - Darker themes with an underlying social message - Musicals include: Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods The British Invasion - Andrew Lloyd Webber- composer - Cameron Mackintosh- producer - Use of spectacle in conjunction with mass marketing o Cats logo - Larger than life themes, music, and special effects
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2009 for the course TAR 109 taught by Professor Warburton during the Spring '09 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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