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Iconic music theatre history
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she was one of the first ingenues to gain mass exposure and inspire a generation of singers
leave it to me B&F, peter pan B, south pacific F, sound of music B
Candide B,The MusicMan B, She Loves Me B
Oklahoma! F,Carousel F, The MusicMan F
The Boyfriend B, Victor/Victoria F, My Fair Lady B, Mary Poppins F, Sound of Music F, Camelot B
The Light In The Piazza, The Pajama Game, The King And I, South Pacific, Kiss Me, Kate
Ragtime!, Carousel, Porgy & Bess, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar And Grill
Where were Variety shows held?
in saloons and bars
What was the old name of Times Square?
Times square subway station opened 11 days before this show in 1904
Little Johnny Jones
what are three causes/effects of the population tripling?
Industrial Revolution, more people moved to urban centers, European Immigrants
What is a good way to describe Vaudeville?
a cleaned up version of variety
what is vaudeville made up of?
songs, comic skits, animal acts, novelty acts, singing sisters and dancing brothers
what is the difference between an operetta and an opera?
shorter, more dialogue, lighter in tone
what time period were minstrels popular?
When were showboats popular?
what routes did showboats take?
ohio and mississippi river
common characteristics of Ingenues
lyric soprano, beautiful, gentle, naive, damsel in distress, romantic plot
what are rodgers and hammerstein's full names?
richard rodgers and oscar hammerstein the second
beginning of golden age
5 rodgers and hammerstein shows
Oklahoma!, Carousel, The King And I, Sound of Music, South Pacific
common characteristics of golden age musicals
integrated book musicals, pastoral, no star names
end of golden age
who wrote the lyrics, music, and book for Music Man?
Who was Richard Rodgers first partner?
George M. Cohen
1904 - Little Johnny Jones
Yanky doodle dandy
Give my regards to broadway
Basically Lin-Manuel Miranda
Katherine McPhee final Jenna in Waitress
Mrs. Doubtfire musical Nov. 13-26 Seattle
Little Shop Off Broadway
Jimmy Awards June 29 2020
Whoopi Goldberg Sister Act in London
Why do lots of shows close on January 5th?
After January 5th the holiday season is over, and it's hard to get people in seats
mostly film, worked with Jeanette MacDonald , Naughty Marietta film
mostly Bway, Oklahoma!, Kiss Me, Kate, Kismet (won a Tony)
What other shows does "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life" appear?
Young Frankenstein, Thoroughly Modern Millie
mostly film, worked with Shirley Jones , Oklahoma! , Carousel
What are the differences that Gordon MacRae had to show for the two characters, Curly vs. Billy Bigelow?
Curly - Good guy , Billy - bad guy trying to be good
all film, Show Boat, Kiss Me, Kate, Annie Get Your Gun, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers
mostly Bway, Carousel, The Pajama Game (B&F)
what did John Raitt sing as his warm up for his audition?
figaro aria from Barber of Seville
How did John Raitt describe is "soliloquy" song in Carousel?
a 7 minute 1 act opera
Brian Stokes Mitchell
mostly Bway, Ragtime (with Audra McDonald), Kiss Me, Kate (won a Tony), Man of La Mancha
leading men common characteristics
big baritone sound, handsome, hero, romantic plot
Bway and Film (mostly) , Debut - Leave It To Me w/ Mary Martin, Pal Joey, An American In Paris (film), Singing In The Rain (film)
The Music Man- worked with Barbara Cook on Bway and Shirley Jones on Film
What is a conditional love song?
a love song in the first act when they aren't in love yet
Who created the idea of a "conditional love song"?
Oscar Hammerstein ||
Name three known conditional love songs by Hammerstein:
"Make Believe" 1927 Show Boat, "People Will Say We're In Love" 1943 Oklahoma! , "If I Loved You" 1945 Carousel
The Possible Current Events:
Hal Prince memorial Majestic Theatre in December, West Side Story (altered version) on Broadway by Ivo Van Hove, Tootsie and Waitress closing Jan 5, Wicked moved up to 5th longest running musical (beating Les Mis)
Who wrote Annie Get Your Gun?
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