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CV%20Show%20Boat0 - Why or why not? Be prepared to discuss...

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The Development of American Musical Theatre Spring 2009 Core Viewing Assignment: Show Boat 1. Why is Queenie surprised to hear Julie sing the song “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man?” 2. Why are Julie and Steve exiled from the Cotton Blossom? 3. Before they are cast out, how does Steve protect himself and Julie from going to jail? See Back From your textbook: Composer: Librettist: Source Material: Producer: Year (Broadway Opening): Name:
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4. What sacrifice does Julie make for Magnolia in the second act? 5. Do you think the ending of this musical is an example of poetic justice?
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Unformatted text preview: Why or why not? Be prepared to discuss in class (You do not need to write your answers) : Do you see the use of stock characters in this production? If so, who are they? Do certain characters contain more complexity than others? In 1994, a revival of Show Boat opened on Broadway. In its pre-Broadway run, one critic attacked the musical because the entire play, its plot, and characterizations demean black life and culture. Do you agree? See Back...
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