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Thtr 3011 - Development of the American Musical Theatre
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Julia Lamb THTR 3011 Midterm Research Paper Tips of the Day 1 Forever Plaid is a musical revue not a jukebox musical 2 A jukebox musical does not have to be based on a single group or composer for example Priscilla Queen of the Desert genre of music 3 Johnny Cash s Ring of Fire is not a jukebox musical I What is a jukebox musical Take a paragraph or two to discuss this Merriam Webster definition a musical that features popular songs from the past Sometimes the plot will actually be the story of the band musician whose music is being used http tvtropes org pmwiki pmwiki php Main JukeboxMusical Collins English Dictionary definition A musical play or film that is based around a series of well known popular songs Ken Davenport definition a jukebox musical is an original stage musical not based on a film that uses previously released popular songs that have no direct relation to the story as its musical score http kendavenport typepad com my weblog 2008 01 the definition html a Characteristics of a jukebox musical i Contains songs written by one band or group of people as the musical score for the entire musical http www kenlyen com gpage65 html ii The lyrics of the original songs being used cannot be changed http www kenlyen com gpage65 html iii Uses existing well known music Jukebox Musical The State and Prospects by Olga Lisa Monde iv Causes nostalgia to its viewers and recognizes creative achievements of outstanding musicians composers songwriters and singers Monde v Revue a show based on a theme where original songs are written to a unifying subject usually devoid of story or if present the plot is usually very weak http www kenlyen com gpage65 html definition from class mixes song dance and comedy together and has a single songwriter vi Jukebox musicals that draw from a broader swath of material as opposed to the work of a particular group or songwriter find themselves at an automatic disadvantage in terms of cohesion Rather than a specific melodic voice these



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