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Arts and Humanities
Musical Theatre Homework 9
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Dames at Sea
Dick Van Dyke
Bye Bye Birdie
Bye Bye Birdie
Fiddler on the Roof
Man of la Mancha
The musical, Hair, was created by...
The longest running musical (ever), was created by...
The musical, No Strings, served as this composer's chance to also be his own lyricist:
The musical, Hello, Dolly! based on the play The Matchmaker, was composed by...
She Loves Me marks the first musical to be directed/produced by George Abbott protégé:
The musical, Fiddler on the Roof, considered the "last" musical of the Golden Era, was composed and written by:
Funny Girl, a "star" turn for Barbara Streisand in the title role, was created by:
What show beat out Hair for that year's Tony Award for Best Show?
Esteemed actress Katherine Hepburn appeared in only one musical:
Stephen Sondheim got his start as a ____________ for West Side Story and Gypsy.
Harold "Hal" Prince got his start as an ___________ to George Abbottt.
George Furth, Sondheim, and Prince collaborated first on the musical __________.
Additional shows upon which Hal Prince and Stephen Sondheim collaborated
A Little Night Music
Merrily We Role Along
By the 1970s, __________ _________ was in chaos, filled with bars, adult entertainment, prostitution, and drugs.
By the mid 1970s, there was a "heated battle" for box office and stylistic dominance between what three types of musicals?
post Oklahoma conventional book musicals
Andrew Lloyd Webber wrote...
Jesus Christ Superstar, Cats, Joseph and the Amazing...
___________ ________ __________ was the first musical to be presented first as a concept album.
Jesus Christ Superstar
Three musicals that featured all African American casts in the 1970s
Kander and Ebb wrote what musicals during the 1970s
______________ was the longest running and most profitable Broadway revival of the 1970s.
No, No Nanette
The musicals Annie, Shenandoah, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, and Ain't Misbehavin' are just a few shows that barely topped the __________ performance mark
1000 performance mark
With the presentation of Lloyd Webber/Rice's musical Evita we see the advent of the British invasion of the "____________"
six of the characteristics of the mega musical form
1. Sung through with very little, if any, dialogue.
2. Songs and emotions are big, loud, and bombastic
3. Characterizations are explained rather than dramatized
4. The music is pop-rock but can incorporate various styles
5. Plots are melodramatic, with minimal humor
6. All major professional productions are carbon copies of the original.
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