Argument: In the coda to this chapter, Everett traces the remnants of 1940s-60s musicals in recordings and revivals. Contributors approach the subject from a wide variety of perspectives, including historical concerns, artistic aspects, important trends, attention to various genres, the importance of stars, the influence of race, the various disciplines of theatrical production, the musical in varied media, and changes in technology. From Hair to Rent and beyond: has 'rock' ever been a four-letter word on Broadway? American musical theatre before the twentieth century Katherine K. Written especially for students and theatregoers. For the Rest of the World the cost is £100 for each package purchased. This period dominated by stock productions at local theatres, with material largely derived from London. Noel Coward is remembered through individual songs, but not a coherent repertoire.
From Hair to Rent: is rock a four-letter word on Broadway? The successors of Rodgers and Hammerstein from the 1940s to the 1960s Thomas L. Because of the updated chapters and the extensive new material included in the later edition, it is well worth having, even if the reader also has the earlier 2002 edition. Carefully organised and highly readable, it will be welcomed by enthusiasts, students, and scholars alike. The Cambridge Companion to the Musical Ed. Knickerbocker Holiday 1938 veers closer to operetta 169. Audiences come to expect performances to match commercial recording sound. Laird, he is the co-author of the Historical Dictionary of the Broadway Musical 2008, 2nd edition 2015 , and was co-commissioning editor for musical theatre for The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition 2013.
Series Title: Responsibility: edited by William A. Carefully organised and highly readable, it will be welcomed by enthusiasts, students, and scholars alike. However, economic conservatism of Broadway prevents its return for seven years. He teaches courses in American musical theatre, nineteenth-century music, and medieval music. Your reading intentions are private to you and will not be shown to other users.
Two key strategies Sondheim uses to advance this aim are motives and pastiche. Laird is Professor at the University of Kansas School of Music. Every dance advances the plot. Contents: List of illustrations; Introduction William A. American musical theatre before the twentieth century Katherine K. .
Only later do its writers become freer. Big dreams on the small screen: the television musical Mary Jo Lodge. Choreographers, directors, and the fully integrated musical Paul R. Your statutory rights are not affected. The most salient point here is that these recordings, sonic, filmic, or otherwise, is how new generations access these shows. Notes: Originally published in 2002. Choreographers, directors, and the fully integrated musical Paul R.
Series Title: Responsibility: edited by William A. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. The megamusical and beyond: the creation, internationalization and impact of a genre Paul Prece and William A. Footnotes are provided for each essay; the bibliography is extensive; and the index includes a full coverage of shows, songs, dances, lyricists and composers. His books include Sigmund Romberg 2007 , Rudolf Friml 2008 , and Music for the People: A History of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra, 1933-82 2016. The British agenda is impenetrable to outside audiences, and irrelevant today.
Evolutions and Integrations: after 1970: 12. Berlin Russian immigrant and Porter Protestant Hoosier are exceptions. Full director in West Side Story. Sondheim scores exhibit multiple musical voices in pursuit of a singular voice: that of character delineation. Post-revolution saw the rise of permanent theatres. Chapters related to the contemporary musical have been updated, and two new chapters cover the television musical and the British musical since 1970.
Maturations and Formulations: 1940 to 1970: 7. The creation of a Broadway musical: Stephen Schwartz, Winnie Holzman, and Wicked Paul Laird. Evolutions and Integrations: After 1970: 10. His books include Wicked: A Musical Biography 2011 , The Musical Theatre of Stephen Schwartz 2014 , Leonard Bernstein: A Guide to Research 2002, 2nd edition, with Hsun Lin, 2015 , and Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms 2010. Laird ; From Hair to Rent : is rock a four-letter word on Broadway? Opera-bouffes popular until translated to English, seen as offensive 24. Laird Chapter Outline Preface William A. The expanded and updated third edition of this acclaimed Companion provides an accessible, broadly based survey of one of the liveliest and most popular forms of musical performance.