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Unformatted text preview: 11-19-2010•Amsterdam Theater?•Lady from Sound of Music and My Fair Lady•Ziegfeld Follies oAbundance of talent, designoBest that money could buyoGirl dancers in skimpy outfits•Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.oCame to the US at Chicago world fairoBroadway and 42ndNothing with theater north of the areaNotorious for horseplayoThings Ziegfeld observedBlack-faced minstrel showsVaudeville comedy actsEuropean Style OperettasoAudience was minorities that had moved into NYCAppealed through minority jokes•Being made fun of on stage made them ‘included’ in AmericaoEugene SandowMade Ziegfeld’s First mark Body builderWomen passing out by touching his musclesoZiegfeld knew and understood that sex soldoMade major mark with the folliesWould make him most famous broadway person everWanted personality and grace•Didn’t care about long hair or shortPicked girls he thought was pretty...
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- Fall '07
- Musical theatre, Broadway theatre, tin pan alley, Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., Lady Ziegfeld Follies