form that presented the popular dancing and singing in a dramatic plot with charectors who play out a complete storey.
Concept musical:a musical that emphisizes a theme in which scenic and performence elements are of greater significance than the plot
My fair lady
introduced brillent language to the musical stage. "book musical"
Based on Romeo and juliet the play involves little talking and expresses everything through song.
represented nastalgia for the past at a time when war made for a anxious and uncertain present.
known for his expermintation for subject and form , for being adventourus in a field that has teneded to favor predictability,
is a form of drama that has particular resonance today.
is concerned with the humerous posobilities of the moment. (Highlights actors rather than playwrights)