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what show is "doin what comes natur'lly, you can't get a man with a gun, there's no business like show business, anything you can do"
annie get your gun
what show is , "the heather on the hill, come to me, bend to me, waitin for my dearie, ill go home with bonnie jean, its almost like being in love, there, but for you go i"
Oh what a beautiful mornin, people will say we're in love, the surrey with the fringe on top, I cain't say no, kansas city, all er nuthin' are from what show
Where is teh life that late i led, I've come to wive it wealthily in padua, were thine that special face are from what show
kiss me, kate
I hate men, so in love, wunderbar, always true to you in my fashion are from what show
kiss me, kate
Im gonna wash that man right out of my hair, younger than springtime, wonderful guy, cockeyed optimist, this nearly was mine
what character sings "wouldn't it be lovely" and "I could have danced all night" in My Fair Lady
who is the daughter of a famous composer who wrote the music for Once Upon a Mattress
Mary Rodgers, daughter of Richard Rodgers
although it was their 3rd show together which musical secured the fame of the musical-writing team of lerner and loewe
which musical deals with the oldest established permenant floating crap game in NY and hinges on a bet as whether Sky can get Sara to fall in love with him?
guys and dolls
which musical is set in Bangkok and is based on the diaries of Englishwoman Anna Leonowens
The king and I
what is the narative dance sequence "little house of Uncle Thomas" form the King adn I based on
the book uncle toms cabin
what is the musical that was an all black version of Kismet and starred Eartha Kitt and Melba Moore
which musical is based onThe Beggars Opera and featured the music of Kurt Weill, as well as his wife, Lotte Lenya
The Threepenny opera
which musical was written by adler and ross and featured the numbers "Fernando's Hideaway" and "steam Heat"
the pajama game
which musical features the Devil and Lola making a deal with Joe Hardy,, turning him into a home-run-hitting hero
which musical is an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and is also a collaboration between Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim
west side story
what is the "conditional love song" found early in Carousel that is sung by julie and billy bigelow
if i loved you
Who is the composer/lyricist teams for Wonderful Town
music: Bernstein and Book and lyrics: Adolph Green
Who was introduced in Gentlemen Perfer Blondes and would go on to star in Hello Dolly
Choreographer of the King and I and remembered his version of "The Small House of Uncle Thomas"
T or F: imported pieces frequently adapted the comedy for local taste by raising the level of the comedy
F it was frequently lowered
what piece produced in boston was written by two immigrants but is considered the first "american" piece to be produced?
the doctor of alcantara
in the 1860s successful shows in NYC had two elements common. what were they?
lavish scenery and scantily clad ladies
Alan-a-Dale is a ___________role because it features a woman dressed as a man
pants role or trousers role
what comic duo used immigrant stereotypes for their comedy and were extremely "politically incorrect?"
harrigan and hart
what production featured the hit songs "reuben, reuben" "the bowery" and "after the ball"?
a trip to chinatown
what cellist for the metropolitan opera wrote Babes in Toyland, The Red Mill, and Naughty Marietta?
his material always had one characteristic throughout all his writing. everything was very _______.
who was the most successful composer of American comic opera (american opera-bouffe)?
what two pieces by victor herbert were not considered opera-bouffe?
the serenade and the fortune teller
what operetta written by Franz Lewhar was originally porduced in Vienna in 1905 but became a smash hit in both London and New York?
the merry widow
who made in dahomey unique
written mostly by black writers and songwriters for black actors and singers
show boat broke gorund in terms of its use in the choruses. what was unique about htem
the black chorus and white chorus had equal time on stage and they sang together
what were the two main reasons that the american musicals of the 1920s became so popular
improved libretti and uniquely american music
what show is -Blow, gabriel blow, anything goes, youre the top, i get a kick out of you, be like the bluebirt
what show are -i wish i were in love again, where or when, my funny valentine, johnny one note, the lady is a tramp
babes in arms
what was the most important reason that Jerome Kern's musicals of the 1930s weren't as successful as Show boat
the preposterous libretti that accompanied them
for the most part we know specific songs form 1930s musicals that made it into the popular repertoire but we no longer associate them with ___________.
the shows they came from
George Gershwin had two successes in teh 1930s what were they?
girl crazy in 1930 and of thee i sing in 1931
What show are "I Got Rhythm," "Someone to Watch Over Me," "They Can't Take That Away from Me," and "Nice Work If You Can Get It" from?
crazy for you
In 1935 George Gershwin switched gears and wrote _______________, which is considered a _________________________.
Porgy and Bess Folk opera
Was Porgy & Bess a commercial success in its first run?
no, it only ran 124 performances and lost money
What was significant about a 1952 revival of Porgy and Bess?
toured for four years under state department and played in 28 countries through Europe
in 1983 a huge production of porgy and bess played what 6,000 seat theatre in NYC?
radio city music hall
what two rodgers and hart shows from the 1930s are done the most today
on your toes and babes in arms
what claim to fame does babes in arms have
it has more rodgers and hart hits than any other of their musicals
what is the most significant and influential part of On Your Toes
the contemporary dance piece Slaughter on Tenth Ave
what actor/dancer was introduced in the show and is most famous for his portrayal of teh Scarecrow in the movie version of The Wizard of Oz
why was the plot of Anything Goes changed before opening
an ocean liner the ss morro castle burst into flames
moon-face mooney tries to escape the long arm of the FBI in Anythign Goes. he is also known as what
public enemy no. 13
what is the biggest single reason that that the shows of the 1920s were more popular
american dance music
what was the biggest international success of an american musical comedy after no no nanette
what were the two most popular shows written by the team of rodgers and hart in the 1920s
the girl friend and a connecticut yankee
in the 1920s what genre of musical theatre was just as popular as the musical comedies and used colorful times and places dashing and dramatic tales and a much wider musical palette
the romantic musicals
Rudolf Friml wrote a musical set in exotic Canada and featured "Indian Love Call" and "Totem Tom-Tom" what was the name of the musical
sigmund romberg wrote three of the most popular romantic musicals of this period. what were they
the desert song, the student prince, the new moon
which romberg romantic musical contains more popularly known and loved songs than any other romantic musical of the period
the new moon
rudolf frimls rose marie is considred a musical comedy true or false?
false- it was considred a romantic musical
which show from vienna was originally called "die lustige witwe" and was produced at the dalys theatre in london
the merry widow
Who works directly with the actors/singers/dancers to teach and interpret the music of a production?
Greek: T or F: 534 BCE is when all theatre began.
False- it is official beginning of western theatre
what was the structure of each entry in the city Dionysia
three plays by the same playwright followed by a 4th play that ridiculed the previous three
In Greek Comedy, when did the various acts (similiar to vaudeville- songs, dances, chorus girls, animal acts, magicians, jugglers etc) perform
between sections of the Greek Comedy Plays
T or F: greek new comedy was edgier and more political than greek old comedy
false political satire was eliminated
Who stated in his "republic" that poets(playwrights) tell corrupting lies about men and the gods?
what r the trhee things that roman playwright Plautus introduced into his plays??
more elaborate plots, song and dance, assigned material directly to chorus
who condemned the roman theatre's arousal of passions and though theatre sought to destroy Roman manners and morality
In what work does the roman theatre's arousal of passions and though theatre sought to destroy Roman manners and morality
what were the two physical structures used at the churches to stage biblical stories
pageant wagons and mansions
what form started in italy and included stock characters and was lively and vlugar
Acting styles became more naturalistic as the productions _____________ ______________.
E: in 1642 what happeed that caused the theatres to clse
the puritans took control of the governmetn
1700s- what were the two distinct forms of "musical theatre" in france in this period?
popular entertainments and comic opera
what was the most famous ENGLISH-language popular entertainment:
"The newgate pastoral" "the beggars opera"
which form of musical theatre in this period had music written specifically for the productions
what was one of the main distinctions between grand opera and comic opera
comic opera had music and dialogue
what playwright and composer did he bring together to write a christmas piece
william gilbert and arthur sullivan
what was the name of that piece written by william gilbert and arthur sullivan for the christmas piece
who was the producer that moved gilbert and sullivan works to the savoy theatre
richard d'oyly carte
t or f: eventually gilbert and sullivan developed their own style and no longer simply parodied styles of the period
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