4. Vaudeville 3.19

4. Vaudeville 3.19 - Vaudeville B Vaudeville Str uctur e...

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Unformatted text preview: Vaudeville ( ) B. Vaudeville Str uctur e: Acts and Bills Act s -10 – 15 min long -Types Song & Dance Comedians Animal Act s Specialt y Act s -Escape Ar t ist s -Cont or t ionist s -H igh diver s -Really, anyt hing at all Announced w ith placar ds Bills (T he lineup of the acts) -Typical 8 act st r uct ur e: Opening – a silent act or a r eally bad one Song or Dance pair A comedy sket ch or one-act play Somet hing wacky t o liven t hings up Somet hing solid t o end t he act A big, f lashy act t o br ing ‘em back fr om int er mission Next t o last – t he st ar spot Closing act – somet hing t o make people want t o leave C. Vaudeville Str uctur e: Cir cuits 1. Cir cuit s Booking syst em -Act s t our ed ar ound t he count r y Not all cr eat ed equal -Small t ime -M edium t ime -Big t ime -Pr est igious, and ver y good money -Or pheum Cir cuit: National, gor geous theatr es D . Vaudeville: L egacy 1. “End” of t he for m Depr ession M ovies L at e 1920s: Or pheum H ouses become M ovie Theat r es 3. C ontempor ar y Examples – Sat ur day Night L ive, Amer ica’s Got Talent ...
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