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Arts and Humanities
theater chapter 12 textbook
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a musical has three parts: the music with orchestrated melodies; the lyrics or the sung words; and the spoken lines of dialogue. What other name describes the spoken lines
The song "tonight" from West Side Story is an example of ________.
What is a play without music sometimes called?
What is a big musical number that results in a torrent of applause called?
What musical combined comedy and serious drama to create what we know today as the American musical?
Which play, produced in 1866, is often called the first modern musical?
the black crook
What type of Opera is sometimes called light Opera?
What are musicals that have less spoken dialogue then music, such as Les Miserables and Evita also known as?
What are musicals that have particularly well-developed story lines, characters and spoken dialogue called
What form of early American "Entertainment" included comic scenes, dance interludes, and sentimental ballads, all based on white stereotypes of black life in the south?
Which country produces more musicals today than any other>
A __________ is a program of satirical sketches, singing, and dancing on a particular theme.
Which composer is the creator of Cats,, Evita, The Phantom of the Opera, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
The movie Chicago was based on a Broadway musical choreographed by
What term refers to the Hindi cinema
Who wrote such famous musicals as Sweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park with George?
When a song is sung a second time it is called a _____ .
The first Opera originated in what country?
The fist talkie movie
4 basic types of music theater
opera, operetta, musical comedy, revue
entirely of music; has recitatves: short songs that move the story along; arias: songs that comment the action of the story.
mostly music, some dialog, more fanciful, and usually romatic
comic with story written around the popular music of that time
sits and scenes no real story plot; mainly for entertainment
the only form of art that is American
3 important people for music theater
composer, liberettist, and lyricist
writes the music
writes the book or play
writes the song
First break through musical
Showboat: a combination of musical comedy and operetta; by Oscar Ham and Jerome Ken
8 year later George Porty and Bess
The Golden era of book musical
1943: Richard Rogers and Oscar Ham mad Oklahoma (many years) ;
also made: Carousel, the King and I, Sound of music, and South Pacific.
1940-1950 other musicals came to broadway
Kate, Kiss Me, Anne get your gun, West side story, Guys and dolls, My fair lady
the golden era ended with (1964)
fiddler on the roof
rock musical came to broadway
brought concept and follicles: based around an idea instead of a story
the British invasion
CATS, POO, JCS,Les M Mass sagium
first major hit= JCS story of Jesus life based on the book or Mathew.
wrote about biblical stuff
did CAT based off TS elliots practical cats (18 years)
collaborated with AA= jeves (NS)
- tom rice the life of us (NS)
- Richard Stilgoe lives on train cars
- Richard stioge and Charles Hart POO
andrew weber (NS)
aspects of love
whistle down the wing
love never dies (POO sequel)
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a musical has three parts, the music with the orchestrated melodies, the lyrics or the sung words, and the spoken lines of dialogue. What other name describes the spoken lines