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    development. In the sense of Musical Theatre, it is referred to the art of telling stories through or with songs. This art can be traced all the way back to the Ancient Greeks (5th century BC), where music was used to accompany their stage works. It has been said that Sophocles composed his own music to accompany his own stage plays. In Greek theatre, a “Greek Chorus” was used in the play to comment on the actions. They were a part of the plot of the show, but no musical solos were present. The chorus

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    Musical Theatre in America Before the 20th century, people used music and dancing to tell stories, but it had nothing to do with developing musical theater. Musical theatre is a type of play that tells a story through songs, spoken dialogue, and dancing. During the 20th century, there was a lot of change going on in Musical Theatre. Musicals are different from other types of stage works such as opera because a musical would not be a musical without the music, story line, or dancing. European operetta

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    Music Theatre 1. What is the background of this art form? (where does it originate from? What important political, cultural and/or environmental things were occurring in this part of the world that would affected the creation of this art form?) Musical Theatre is a form of theater combing music, songs, and spoken dialog, which can be traced back to the theatre of ancient Greece. The music and dance were included in stage comedies and tragedies during the 5th century BCE. However, the music is

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    Musical Theatre- a Powerful Experience “Ninety percent of people feel stage fright when they face the prospects of a public performance” (Sharma). This statistic reveals that many people suffer from being unable to speak or perform publicly. Being a part of musical theater can help overcome those fears, and give individuals the ability to have less anxiety. In order to fully appreciate the benefits of musical theater, an individual must first know what makes this genre special, how participants can

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    Musical Theatre History

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    collaboration of musical theatre combines the drama aspect and plots of stage plays while adding musical components. The plot and a variety of emotions including love, passion, anger, sadness, and humor, are all presented through words and music. Musical theatre has changed tremendously over time, from operas to orchestras to full fledged plays. However, from the beginning until now the art form has carried a great influence in the world of performance. This essay will explore the history of musical theatre

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    Musical Theatre Analysis

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    Musical theatre is a cherished topic of interest across the cities of Australia; with each production touring, rehearsing and performing with passion, talent, determination, zest and undeniable gratitude of their place on the stage. This comparison of mass media will explore two reviews of Annie the musical; performed by the Adelaide Youth Theatre and the Australian touring cast. Each review was critiqued with an aim to inform the audience about the shows quality, the Adelaide Youth Theatre was reviewed

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    Musical theatre is a cherished topic of interest across the cities of Australia with each production touring, rehearsing and performing with passion, talent, determination, zest and undeniable gratitude of their place on the stage. This comparison of mass media will explore two reviews of Annie the musical; one performed by the Adelaide Youth Theatre and the other by the Australian Touring Cast. Each performance was critiqued with an aim to inform the audience about the shows quality. The Adelaide

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    Musical Theatre

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    An accomplished American lyricist and composer, Stephen Sondheim, once said: “All the best performers bring to their role something more, something different than what the author put on paper. That’s what makes theatre live. That’s why it persists”. Through my experiences in musical theatre, both in elementary school and high school, I have come to realize that the script is the backbone, or the base with which the actor begins to create. All of the words written down on paper are one dimensional;

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    Theatre and Musical Theatre has been a form of entertainment since before North America was “discovered”. Broadway shows have been dated back to the early 1920’s and 1930’s. By 2016, over 25,000 tickets are sold to Broadway shows in a week. Thousands of people enjoy the shows that are featured on Broadway but have no idea the work and process that brought it to life. The process of getting a show on to Broadway can be broken down into three phases: pre-production, staging, and performance/promotion

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    positive reinforcement that I am improving on my projecting skills:) Theatre has always been such a significant part of my life as it occupies almost all of my time. There is just something so irresistible about getting up on stage or in front of a camera and sharing a meaningful story with the audience. I started my theatre journey at Stage Right, a local production company in town. It was there that I discovered my love for musical theatre and instantly knew that nothing else would satisfy my hunger to

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