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Arts and Humanities
History of American Musical Theatre Final
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"All That Jazz" is from what show?
"Brotherhood of Man" is from what show?
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
"If You Could See Her Through My Eyes" is from what show?
"I Got Life" is from what show?
"One Song Glory" from Rent is what type of song?
I want song
What Lerner and Loewe musical became the theme for Kennedy's presidency?
What show was based on George Bernard Shaw's play, Pygmalion?
My Fair Lady
What was the first Broadway musical to question the American Dream?
West Side Story
What show featured a lead character that was a man who found more solace in make believe than reality?
Man of LaMancha
What post-WW2 show reflected the country's isolationism?
"Adelaide's Lament" is from what show?
Guys and Dolls
Who was known as the "prince of the concept musical"?
"The Ballad of Mack the Knife" is from what show?
Three Penny Opera
Who was the star of Chicago, Sweet Charity, and Damn Yankees?
Who was the lead of the original Lost In The Stars?
Who was the composer of Lost in the Stars and Three Penny Opera?
Who was the composer of Guys and Dolls?
Composer of lyricist team of The Pajama Game and Damn Yankees?
Adler and Ross
Who was the lyricist of Jesus Christ Superstar?
Who was the composer of Wicked?
Who choreographed Damn Yankees, The Pajama Game, and Chicago?
Who choreographed The King and I, Gypsy, and Peter Pan?
Who was the first woman to be given credit in a program?
What musical was the only fragmented musical to survive the 1980s?
A Chorus Line
What show had producers that fought and won a first amendment supreme court battle?
What show had the look, sound and feel of the late 1960s?
What show compared American to Nazi Germany?
What producer/director was known for working on Cabaret?
What writing team was known for Miss Saigon and Les Mierables?
Boubil and Schoenberg
What show is based on Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly?
What show uses a birthday party as a structuring device?
What is the term for a musical with a rock score that is almost entirely sung through?
Former mayor of New York City (idk what he did but I know he is important)?
What was the first Disney musical on Broadway?
Beauty and the Beast
What Sondheim show was admired by the critics, won tony for best musical in 1994, but wasn't liked by theatregoers?
What show became the unintentional prototype for the fragmented musical?
Who was the director of Cats?
Which Sondheim show came out in 1979?
What type of book musical has dialogue and a predominately rock score?
What type of musical centers around a social agenda or issue?
What type of musical features a catalog of a famous performer?
What late 1970s show was considered an antidote?
Which producer is known for leading the wave of British musicals that came to Broadway?
Which show broke the long run record with 3,388 performances?
Who was the star of Camelot and My Fair Lady?
"I'll Cover You" is from what show?
Which Sondheim show mirrors his own life/creative story?
Sunday in the Park with George
Which Stephen Schwartz show had a lack of critical success and a limited budget? (featured actors in clown makeup)
What does Jones classify as the central theme of fragmented musicals?
Name three of the functions of dance:
carry the plot forward, establish the mood, embody key of the musical, replace dialogue, generate comedy, extended dramatic moment, act as spectacle
What is a type of musical that is known for spectacle? (the chandelier in Phantom, the helicopter in Miss Saigon)
Who starred in Chicago along side Gwen Verdon?
Who starred in the original production of Sweeney Todd? (2 people)
Angela Lansbury and Len Cariou
Who starred in the original production of Sunday in the Park with George? (2 people)
Bernadette Peters and Mandy Patikin
What 1949 show's book and lyrics were written by Maxwell Anderson?
Lost in the Stars
"Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets" is from what show? (starring Gwen Verdon)
Guys and Dolls was a 1950 show written by who?
Who was the composer of Jesus Christ Superstar?
Andrew Lloyd Webber
What team wrote the music and lyrics for Chicago?
Kander and Ebb
What is a show in which music, lyrics, dance, direction, dialogue, and design integrate in production to support a thought (concept)?
What were the cultural forces of the 1960s on Broadway?
the civil rights movement, survival of cultural identity, the generational gap, prejudice and tolerance
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