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The golden age of American musical theatre

1943-1965

by Corinne J. Naden

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCorinne J. Naden
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML1711 .N22 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24383684M
ISBN 109780810877337, 9780810877344
LC Control Number2010028844

  For this Platinum Age to continue and thrive, theatre-makers and fans need to continue to discover the balance between conventional forms and brand-new ones, take risks on tasks with no precedent, and diversify the mediums in which musical theatre lives. Industry leaders plant seeds now that will grow musical theatre in remarkable methods. Rodgers and Hammerstein refers to the duo of composer Richard Rodgers (–) and lyricist-dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II (–), who together were an influential, innovative and successful American musical theatre writing team. They created a string of popular Broadway musicals in the s and s, initiating what is considered the "golden age" of musical theatre.

According to critical consensus, the musicals produced by Freed represent the height of the genre's Golden Age, roughly from the end of World War II through the s. Freed's unit at MGM included, among others, performers Kelly and Judy Garland, directors Stanley Donen (b. Browse classic Broadway musicals - those that were written and premiered between and , a period that includes the golden age of musical theatre, including news and gossip, production information, synopsis, musical numbers, sheetmusic, cds, videos, books, sound and video clips, tickets, lyrics, rights holders, the offical website and more.

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Which musical (book by Jerome Kern, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. This post is an attempt to categorize every song within the five Soprano volumes of The Singer’s Musical Theatre criteria like character name, age, and song tempo may be added at a later time.

Productions ranged in format from Burlesque to High Opera, with musical comedies being especially popular. - (top) The Decline.

Whilst in the heady days at the turn of the century it may have seemed that Theatre would rule forever, the end of the golden age of theatre was already ordained by the arrival of another new invention, moving pictures.

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