CU-Boulder THTR 3011 - Final Exam Study Guide (6 pages)

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Thtr 3011 - Development of the American Musical Theatre
Development of the American Musical Theatre Documents

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THTR 3011 1st Edition Final Exam Study Guide 1970s What s going on Vietnam War ongoing 1970 Kent State Incident large social media incident and protest at Kent State in protest of stuff going on in Cambodia 100 shots fired 4 killed and many injured 1972 Watergate Nixon Scandal Watergate was were the National Democratic Convention was located has spies break in to pull video and gets caught Not trust w in government 1972 70 000 troops pulled from Vietnam 1972 Equal Rights Amendment outlaws any discrimination based on sex 1973 Vietnam cease fire signed 1973 Roe vs Wade allowed women the right to women to have an abortion Mid 1970s Recession unemployment up 1970s NYC and Broadway hit hard by the recession 1970s Musicals Company 1970 Jesus Christ Superstar 1971 Pippin 1972 The Rocky Horror Show 1973 A chorus Line 1975 Godspell 1976 Telling of the story of Jesus Annie 1977 Sweeny Todd 1979 Metatheatre it is outside of theatre but references and comments on theatre Ex Hamlet when they play is put on of the King killing his brother which is performed in front of the King himself as a way to comment on something In the 1970s there is a lot more playing around with musicals seeing what is working and what is not Chicago Premiere 1975 Music John Kander Lyrics Fred Ebb Book Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse Choreography Bob Fosse intricate nature seems simply but yet is complex and entertaining All That Jazz Both Reached For The Gun showstopper Cell Block Tango We see characters develop through choreography and lyrics this is one way that the story line is developed throughout the performance Ukraine ballerina is the only innocent prisoner who is hung What is this musical speaking about massive distrust in government and politics and those in authority the facts don t matter all about public opinion brings attention to how all information is mediated by society social media humorous look into our justice system obsession with fame and corruption Stephen Sondheim Born in 1930 NYC Parents



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