Music Theatre  9/10 Elective This is a performance based class (singing)– where we study the history and development of mu...
MUSICALS
Changes to Musicals in 1920s  <ul><li>A change that Broadway undertook in the Twenties was the presentation of black life ...
THE 30s
Featured genres in the ’50s <ul><li>Comedy was a featured  </li></ul><ul><li>genre in musicals of the  </li></ul><ul><li>1...
Guys and Dolls (1950) The King and I (1951) My Fair Lady (1956)
In the 1970’s…and beyond <ul><li>Musical theatre </li></ul><ul><li>1776 , London production  </li></ul><ul><li>Applause , ...
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Music Theatre Powerpoint For Moodle

  1. 1. Music Theatre 9/10 Elective This is a performance based class (singing)– where we study the history and development of music theatre. We look in depth at character development, score analysis, and develop your vocal skills in a class context. We also study the necessary aural and theoretical skills to understand any score and text. The final recital consists of solos, duets, trios and chorus numbers from the musicals studied. The following are a few excerpts of presentations by the current Music Theatre students.
  2. 2. MUSICALS
  3. 3. Changes to Musicals in 1920s <ul><li>A change that Broadway undertook in the Twenties was the presentation of black life by black performers. Surely, black performers were previously seen on Broadway. </li></ul><ul><li>Musical theatre in 1920s in Broadway was not only successful for comedy but also its romantic musicals, not musicals that were really romantic like Cinderella but romantic in their use of colourful sets and their places as their setting </li></ul><ul><li>As the world started to become bored of American dancers, songs, tales and shows American hit hard and made there best ever musicals by introducing more wonderful actors. </li></ul>
  4. 4. THE 30s
  5. 5. Featured genres in the ’50s <ul><li>Comedy was a featured </li></ul><ul><li>genre in musicals of the </li></ul><ul><li>1950’s. </li></ul>‘ Singing in the rain’ is an example of a musical comedy Another example is ‘Annie Get Your Gun’
  6. 6. Guys and Dolls (1950) The King and I (1951) My Fair Lady (1956)
  7. 7. In the 1970’s…and beyond <ul><li>Musical theatre </li></ul><ul><li>1776 , London production </li></ul><ul><li>Applause , Broadway production </li></ul><ul><li>The Boy Friend (Sandy Wilson) - Broadway revival </li></ul><ul><li>Cabaret (Kander and Ebb) - Vienna production </li></ul><ul><li>Company (Stephen Sondheim) - Broadway production </li></ul><ul><li>Dames at Sea , Broadway revival </li></ul><ul><li>Golden Bat Off-Broadway production opened at the Sheridan Square Playhouse on July 21 and ran for 152 performances </li></ul><ul><li>The Great Waltz , London production </li></ul><ul><li>Joy , Broadway production </li></ul><ul><li>Last Days of Isaac , Broadway production </li></ul><ul><li>Look to the Lilies (Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn) - Broadway production </li></ul><ul><li>The Me Nobody Knows , Broadway production </li></ul><ul><li>Minnie's Boys , Broadway production </li></ul><ul><li>Ododo , Broadway production </li></ul><ul><li>Purlie , Broadway production </li></ul><ul><li>The Rothschilds , Broadway production </li></ul><ul><li>Touch , Broadway production </li></ul><ul><li>Two by Two , Broadway production </li></ul><ul><li>And of course – Les Miserable, Phantom, Keating - the Musical, etc, etc, etc………… </li></ul>

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