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1 Thank you for choosing Ankeney Air-Ways We are enroute from Beavercreek, Ohio to Europe and then New York City, NY

2 Your captain will be with you momentarily

3 Before we begin our flight… Please make sure your seat belts are completely fastened Please make sure your seat belts are completely fastened Should the cabin lose pressure, the oxygen masks will drop from above your seat. Place the mask over your nose and mouth and continue to breath normally. Should the cabin lose pressure, the oxygen masks will drop from above your seat. Place the mask over your nose and mouth and continue to breath normally. Should you need assistance please press your flight attendant button. Should you need assistance please press your flight attendant button.

4 And now… Please enjoy your in flight entertainment

5 Leaving Beavercreek

6 First stop: Athens, Greece, 550 BC–220 BC the Birth place of theater!

7 How we all got started… Dionysus Dionysus Greek god of wine and fertility Greek god of wine and fertility Festival to him every year Festival to him every year Playwriting competitions-Tragedy, Comedy, and Satyr plays Playwriting competitions-Tragedy, Comedy, and Satyr plays

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9 The first actor was….. Thespis!!!! Thespis!!!! First person to step out of the Greek chorus First person to step out of the Greek chorus Why actors are called Thespians Why actors are called Thespians Used to wear masks to differentiate between characters Used to wear masks to differentiate between characters

10 Greek Playwrights Sophocles Sophocles Euripides Euripides Aristophanes Aristophanes Aeschylus Aeschylus Menander Menander Plato Plato Diphilius Diphilius Alexis Alexis Philemon Philemon Hegemon Hegemon Chionides Chionides Sophron Sophron

11 Next stop… Ancient Rome 27 BC -476 AD

12 How those Romans did it…

13 Influenced by the Greeks Copied and adapted stories from Greek plays

14 How Ancient Rome was different Didnt like the tragedies as much as the comedies Didnt like the tragedies as much as the comedies Werent part of a religious ceremony Werent part of a religious ceremony Adapted the characters (stock characters) and costumes so audiences would understand the plays better. Adapted the characters (stock characters) and costumes so audiences would understand the plays better.

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16 Roman Stock Characters Characters were used over and over again Characters were used over and over again Had certain colors and costumes to help distinguish them and make them easily recognizable Had certain colors and costumes to help distinguish them and make them easily recognizable –A purple robe meant the character was rich –A yellow robe meant the character was a woman. (Needed in early Roman theatre, as originally female characters were played by men, however as the Roman theatre progressed, women took the roles of women in plays.) –A yellow tassel meant the character was a god. –A red wig meant the character was an old man. –Scarves meant the character was a servant

17 Adulescens The hero, who is young, rich, love-struck and none too brave. He tends to bemoan his fate and requires backup. Another character often has to take action on his behalf. His father is often the senex, whom he fears, but does not respect. He wears a dark wig and his clothes are usually crimson. The hero, who is young, rich, love-struck and none too brave. He tends to bemoan his fate and requires backup. Another character often has to take action on his behalf. His father is often the senex, whom he fears, but does not respect. He wears a dark wig and his clothes are usually crimson.

18 Senex The old man has several incarnations. As the father he is either too strict or too soft; either one he does out of love for his son. As the lover he embarrasses his son, his slave, and his wife. He tends to be passionately in love with the same woman as his son, who is much too young for the senex. He never gets the girl and is often dragged off by his irate wife. Sometimes he is a friend of the family who helps theadulescens. He is often a miser, who wears a straight undergarment with long doubled sleeves. It is white and he sometimes carries a staff. The old man has several incarnations. As the father he is either too strict or too soft; either one he does out of love for his son. As the lover he embarrasses his son, his slave, and his wife. He tends to be passionately in love with the same woman as his son, who is much too young for the senex. He never gets the girl and is often dragged off by his irate wife. Sometimes he is a friend of the family who helps theadulescens. He is often a miser, who wears a straight undergarment with long doubled sleeves. It is white and he sometimes carries a staff.

19 Leno The leno runs the brothel. The love interest of the adulescens may be owned by the leno and work at his brothel so the adulescens is often forced to deal with him. He is unabashedly amoral and is only interested in money. He dresses in a tunic and mantel and is often bald with a moneybag. The leno runs the brothel. The love interest of the adulescens may be owned by the leno and work at his brothel so the adulescens is often forced to deal with him. He is unabashedly amoral and is only interested in money. He dresses in a tunic and mantel and is often bald with a moneybag.

20 Miles Gloriosus The literally braggart soldier, is a character that is especially familiar today. He loves himself more than anything else and sees himself as handsome and brave, while in reality he is very stupid, cowardly, and gullible. He may be interested in the same girl as the adulescens'. He wears a tunic with long sleeves and has curly hair. The literally braggart soldier, is a character that is especially familiar today. He loves himself more than anything else and sees himself as handsome and brave, while in reality he is very stupid, cowardly, and gullible. He may be interested in the same girl as the adulescens'. He wears a tunic with long sleeves and has curly hair.

21 Parasitus The parasite lives only for himself. He is often seen begging meals or being refused them. He lies for his own gain. He dresses in a long, black or gray garment with long, doubled sleeves. The parasite lives only for himself. He is often seen begging meals or being refused them. He lies for his own gain. He dresses in a long, black or gray garment with long, doubled sleeves.

22 Servi The slaves take up about half of the cast and often have the most monologues. They are not the toilers typical of a real Roman home. The servus callidus or clever slave is always talkative, but his other traits vary. Most of the time he is loyal, more so to the adulescens than the senex. He brings tricks and comedy and tends to drive the plot. He is often the one who finds the truth out at the end of the play. He could be identified by his tendency to use alliteration and meter in his speech. The servi wear tunics and hold or carry scarves. The slaves take up about half of the cast and often have the most monologues. They are not the toilers typical of a real Roman home. The servus callidus or clever slave is always talkative, but his other traits vary. Most of the time he is loyal, more so to the adulescens than the senex. He brings tricks and comedy and tends to drive the plot. He is often the one who finds the truth out at the end of the play. He could be identified by his tendency to use alliteration and meter in his speech. The servi wear tunics and hold or carry scarves.monologues

23 Ancilla The maid or nurse of no particular age. She is a minor character used to move the plot by presenting information or helping to develop another character. She is a tool of her mistress and may be used as a messenger. The maid or nurse of no particular age. She is a minor character used to move the plot by presenting information or helping to develop another character. She is a tool of her mistress and may be used as a messenger.

24 Matrona/Mulier/Uxor The mother, woman, or wife is shrewd. She loves her children, but is temperamental towards her husband. She does not have to be a devoted wife, but sometimes is. She wears a long garment with flowing sleeves and a mantel. The mother, woman, or wife is shrewd. She loves her children, but is temperamental towards her husband. She does not have to be a devoted wife, but sometimes is. She wears a long garment with flowing sleeves and a mantel.

25 Meretrix The prostitute is either a mercenary or devoted. The first type is older or more experienced and has seen a lot. The second type is truly in love with the adulescens. Both are very attractive with a complex hairdo and outfit, which is yellow. She also has a mantel The prostitute is either a mercenary or devoted. The first type is older or more experienced and has seen a lot. The second type is truly in love with the adulescens. Both are very attractive with a complex hairdo and outfit, which is yellow. She also has a mantel

26 Virgo The young maiden is the love interest of the adulescens, but does not get much stage time. She is beautiful and virtuous with little personality. She is treated as a prize. The young maiden is the love interest of the adulescens, but does not get much stage time. She is beautiful and virtuous with little personality. She is treated as a prize.

27 Welcome to Medieval Europe 400 AD Where Christianity takes over the theaters…

28 Theater

29 Liturgical Dramas Plays put on by the priests or the church members Plays put on by the priests or the church members Run by the Roman Catholic Church Run by the Roman Catholic Church Performed in Latin Performed in Latin Usually a complex ritual that includes theatrical elements Usually a complex ritual that includes theatrical elements

30 Vernacular Drama Series of one-act dramas performed in the town square or other parts of the city. Series of one-act dramas performed in the town square or other parts of the city. Spoken in the language of the common man Spoken in the language of the common man Mystery Plays Mystery Plays –Plays based on stories of the Old and New Testament Miracle Plays Miracle Plays –Plays based on the lives of saints Morality Plays Morality Plays –Taught a lesson through allegorical characters representing virtues or faults

31 Music and Dance Almost all music was religious Almost all music was religious Choirs would use the same Latin lyrics and put them to different tunes Choirs would use the same Latin lyrics and put them to different tunes Dance was considered evil. Dance was considered evil. Only dancing done in a performance was done by actors portraying the devil. Only dancing done in a performance was done by actors portraying the devil.

32 The Captain has turned on the fasten seatbelt sign Please remain in your seats. We may be experiencing some turbulence. In the meantime, take out a piece of paper & pencil for Quiz #2!

33 The Renaissance Era This era is also known as The rebirth

34 Mom, the Italians started it!! Italians loved the Greek style of performing Italians loved the Greek style of performing The Renaissance version of Greek plays became what we know as the Italian Opera The Renaissance version of Greek plays became what we know as the Italian Opera Monologues became arias Monologues became arias A dialogue between two people became a duet A dialogue between two people became a duet A conversation or the chorus parts became recitatives. A conversation or the chorus parts became recitatives. Claudio Monteverdi wrote the first successful opera, LOrfeo. Claudio Monteverdi wrote the first successful opera, LOrfeo. Click link above to listen to: LOrfeo Finale

35 The Ballet Catherine of Medici married King Henri II of France Catherine of Medici married King Henri II of France Brought her love of arts with her from Italy to France Brought her love of arts with her from Italy to France Balthasar de Beaujoyeulx was hired as the chief musician Balthasar de Beaujoyeulx was hired as the chief musician He created ballets for the royalty and upperclass He created ballets for the royalty and upperclass King Louis XIV participated in his ballets and became the first famous ballet star. King Louis XIV participated in his ballets and became the first famous ballet star. Painting of Catherine of Medici who married Henri II.

36 The Captain has just informed me that were making excellent time Weve just flown over the Southern part of the USA and will be taking a small stop in the Pre-Civil War South!!!

37 Pre-civil war South

38 THE CONFEDERATES (SOUTH) VERSUS THE UNION (NORTH)

39 Music and Dance influences modern tap-dancingwas know as juba or hambone dancing. Origins in Haiti and was created by slaves who brought it to American plantations modern tap-dancingwas know as juba or hambone dancing. Origins in Haiti and was created by slaves who brought it to American plantations Click to listen to Hambone master !

40 Singin the blues Blues is a type of song that originated in African-American communities from the Deep South of America during slavery. The slaves would make up songs during their work to help them get through their misery. They also created spirituals, work songs, field hollers and chants.

41 LOUIS ARMSTRONG nicknamed: Satchmo, the master of Jazz- (short for satchel mouth-because his cheeks would blow up when he played his trumpet) Louis Armstrong Click to listen to Louis Armstrong singing Hello Dolly

42 Welcome Back Your flight with Ankeney Air-Ways will resume shortly!

43 Minstrel Shows White performers would dress like black musicians and perform their music in Minstrel Shows. Like todays rap music, white people wanted to look and sound like the black musicians of this time period. Some of the most famous songs in American history--Dixie, Camptown Races, Oh Sussanah, My Old Kentucky Home--began as minstrel songs.

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45 Next stop…. Vaudeville

46 Vaudeville Songs and dances Songs and dances Pet tricks Pet tricks Travel to different venues to perform Travel to different venues to perform

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48 Modern Day Vaudeville

49 Our Modern Day Vaudeville Acts

50 Pirates, Police, and Ladies The Pirates of Penzance And Gilbert & Sullivan

51 And now its time for the Pirates of Penzance Sing-a-long!

52 Showboat 1927

53 Showboat Considered to be the first well-known American made musical Considered to be the first well-known American made musical Started what was known as the Golden Age of musical theater. Started what was known as the Golden Age of musical theater. Integrated dialogue with the music further distinguishing the musical theater genre from opera and straight theater. Integrated dialogue with the music further distinguishing the musical theater genre from opera and straight theater. Dealt with difficult issues (broken marriages, abandonment, class issues, race issues, alcoholism, etc.) Dealt with difficult issues (broken marriages, abandonment, class issues, race issues, alcoholism, etc.)

54 Oooooooooook lahoma! Where the wind comes sweeping down the plains!

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56 Oklahoma! First and most well know show done of the Golden Age First and most well know show done of the Golden Age Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein Landmark because of its legendary Dream Ballet Landmark because of its legendary Dream Ballet It was know for its realism It was know for its realism Click link to watch and listen to the Dream Ballet from Oklahoma from 1998 original London cast.

57 Other shows by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein The King and I The King and I South Pacific South Pacific Cinderella Cinderella State Fair State Fair Carousel Carousel The Sound of Music The Sound of Music

58 Jets vs. Sharks West Side Story

59 Based on William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet Based on William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet Won 10 Academy Awards (including Best Picture for 1961) Won 10 Academy Awards (including Best Picture for 1961) Story of street gangs in NYC Story of street gangs in NYC Legendary because it incorporated dance into everyday movements Legendary because it incorporated dance into everyday movements

60 The End of the Golden Age And the beginning of the age of Aquarius

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62 Hair One of the first rock musicals One of the first rock musicals Much of the music was introduced into pop culture like Age of Aquarius Much of the music was introduced into pop culture like Age of Aquarius Mirrored the social unrest of the 1960s with drugs, anti-war protest, and free-love Mirrored the social unrest of the 1960s with drugs, anti-war protest, and free-love Ended the golden age of musical theater Ended the golden age of musical theater

63 The British are coming!! A foreign invasion of musical theater

64 Andrew Lloyd Webber

65 Boublil and Schonberg answer back from FRANCE!

66 1970s and 1980s Lots of big scenery and spectacle (huge chandelier falling on stage in Phantom, a huge helicopter landing in Miss Saigon, etc.) Lots of big scenery and spectacle (huge chandelier falling on stage in Phantom, a huge helicopter landing in Miss Saigon, etc.) European shows came over and kind of stole the show from the Americans European shows came over and kind of stole the show from the Americans

67 A Division on Broadway Disney vs. Rent

68 Disney Wanted more family friendly shows Wanted more family friendly shows Started with Beauty and the Beast Started with Beauty and the Beast Show a cleaner side of musical theater Show a cleaner side of musical theater Have since produced The Lion King, Tarzan, The Little Mermaid, and Mary Poppins. They are workshopping Finding Nemo for Broadway Have since produced The Lion King, Tarzan, The Little Mermaid, and Mary Poppins. They are workshopping Finding Nemo for Broadway

69 Rent Promoted and alternative lifestyle to traditional family values Promoted and alternative lifestyle to traditional family values Raw edge Raw edge Social decay Social decay AIDS AIDS Promoted tolerance for those with alternate lifestyles. Promoted tolerance for those with alternate lifestyles.

70 Musical Theatre Today

71 The purpose of this overview What is musical theatre? What is musical theatre? What makes it different from other types of theatre? What makes it different from other types of theatre? What are some things I need to know to be able to talk about musical theater intelligently? What are some things I need to know to be able to talk about musical theater intelligently? What are some of the different eras within the Theatre world? What are some of the different eras within the Theatre world?

72 What, exactly, is musical theatre? Musical theatre is a theatrical production that contains music, spoken dialogue, and dance. Musical theatre is a theatrical production that contains music, spoken dialogue, and dance. Musicals use popular styles of music, as opposed to art music meant for the concert hall Musicals use popular styles of music, as opposed to art music meant for the concert hall The story of a musical is told through all aspects of the piece The story of a musical is told through all aspects of the piece

73 What makes musical theatre different from other forms of theatre? Differences from opera Differences from opera –Focus on spoken dialogue –Dance is much more important –Generally amplifies the singer –Uses popular styles –Almost always in the same language as the audience Differences from straight plays that dont have music Differences from straight plays that dont have music –Music drives the plot and characters –Songs are usually outside the normal action

74 What do I need to know to talk about musicals intelligently Every musical has three components: music, lyrics, and book Every musical has three components: music, lyrics, and book The book is the story of the show- generally refers to the spoken dialogue The book is the story of the show- generally refers to the spoken dialogue The book and the lyrics combined are sometimes called the libretto The book and the lyrics combined are sometimes called the libretto The lyrics and the music combined are called the score The lyrics and the music combined are called the score

75 What do I need to know to talk about musicals intelligently Every musical production generally has five major positions Every musical production generally has five major positions –Director –Musical Director –Choreographer –Producer –Stage Manager

76 What do I need to know to talk about musicals intelligently Other terms to know: Other terms to know: –Lead role –Featured role –Ensemble –Swing –Pit –Understudy –Standby

77 Basic Structure of most musicals Overture- Orchestral introduction previewing from the show Overture- Orchestral introduction previewing from the show Act I Act I Intermission (10-20 minutes) Intermission (10-20 minutes) Act II Act II Curtain Call Curtain Call Exit music Exit music

78 Types of musicals Book Musical Book Musical Traditional musical with a strong story that drives the music and characters Traditional musical with a strong story that drives the music and characters Revue Revue A collection of songs, generally with some common element. May or may not have a plot A collection of songs, generally with some common element. May or may not have a plot Concept Musical Concept Musical A musical where the message or metaphor is just as, if not more important, than the actual story A musical where the message or metaphor is just as, if not more important, than the actual story Jukebox musical Jukebox musical Musical using only songs from an artist or group Musical using only songs from an artist or group Rock (or Pop) Musical Rock (or Pop) Musical Musical that uses rock music (or pop music) as the main style of music. If there is little spoken dialogue, it could be called a rock opera or pop opera Musical that uses rock music (or pop music) as the main style of music. If there is little spoken dialogue, it could be called a rock opera or pop opera

79 List of eras Origins of Musical Theatre Origins of Musical Theatre The Follies Years The Follies Years The Roaring Twenties The Roaring Twenties Pre WWII Pre WWII The 1940s and 1950s The 1940s and 1950s The 1960s The 1960s The 1970s The 1970s Contemporary Theatre Contemporary Theatre

80 Where are we now? Musicals of today

81 Currently on Broadway The Addams Family The Addams Family American Idiot American Idiot Anything Goes Anything Goes Billy Elliot Billy Elliot Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson The Book of Mormon The Book of Mormon Brief Encounter Brief Encounter Chicago Chicago Driving Miss Daisy Driving Miss Daisy Elf Elf Elling Elling Fela! Fela! A Free Man of Color A Free Man of Color Good People Good People How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying In the Heights In the Heights Jersey Boys Jersey Boys La Bete La Bete La Cage Aux Folles La Cage Aux Folles A Life in the Theater A Life in the Theater The Lion King The Lion King A Little Night Music A Little Night Music Lombardi Lombardi Love Never Dies Love Never Dies Mamma Mia Mamma Mia Mary Poppins Mary Poppins Memphis Memphis Merchant of Venice Merchant of Venice Million Dollar Quartet Million Dollar Quartet Mrs. Warrens Professsion Mrs. Warrens Professsion Next to Normal Next to Normal The Pee-Wee Herman Show The Pee-Wee Herman Show Phantom of the Opera Phantom of the Opera The Pitman Painters The Pitman Painters Promises, Promises Promises, Promises Rain, A Tribute to the Beatles Rain, A Tribute to the Beatles Rock of Ages Rock of Ages The Scotsboro Boys The Scotsboro Boys Sister Act Sister Act Spider Man: Turn off the Dark Spider Man: Turn off the Dark Time Stands Still Time Stands Still Unchain My Heart: The Ray Charles Musical Unchain My Heart: The Ray Charles Musical West Side Story West Side Story Wicked Wicked Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Wonderland Wonderland


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