TD301 3.24 - 2008-03-24Musical TheatreA. Concept...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 2008-03-24Musical TheatreA. Concept musicalsBecame common in 1970sEverything is about furthering the storyMusicals based around an idea, rather than a conventional plotNone-linear narrativesPresentational Aware of audience, out of story elements, avant-grade, techniquesB. Case study: Company1. Production team-Stephen Sondheim: Composer, lyricistGeorge Furth: BookHarold Prince: DirectorMichael Bennett: Musical Staging2. Original Production 1970Revival: 20063. The Idea: Love, relationships, & connection in the modern age4. Highly episodicC. Director-Choreographers1. Bob Fosse (1827-1987)Began dancing in vaudeville burlesque performancesDistinctive style: Articulate movement with handsChoreographer: Pajama Game, Damn YankeesDirector-Choreographer: Sweet Charity, Pippin, ChicagoFilm work (Cabaret, All That Jazz)2. Michael Bennett (1943-1987)Started as a Broadway dancer (in West Side Story)Choreographer Company, Follies (also co-directed)D-C: A Chorus Line: Dreamgirls3. Graciela Daniele(1939 - )...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 06/06/2010 for the course T D 301 taught by Professor Skeiker during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

Page1 / 3

TD301 3.24 - 2008-03-24Musical TheatreA. Concept...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online