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Greeks Yay for the creation of THEATRE!! VS.. Romans They took the morals away from Greek theatre creating a form of Burlesque.

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1 Greeks Yay for the creation of THEATRE!! VS.

2 Romans They took the morals away from Greek theatre creating a form of Burlesque

3 Medieval Europe Based around the church. Dancing was only for the devil character.

4 Italy during Renaissance Added music to theatre creating the Opera! Monologue: Aria Two people: Duet Chorus: Recitative Start at :50

5 Pre-Civil War in the South Tap dance and Blues music was created by slaves mostly in the south. E 3n4

6 Cake Walks Competition put on by the plantation owners to see who could do the best impression of the master. Whoever won would win a cake! Let the Cake Walk begin!

7 Golden Age Combined song and dance to further the plot line. Golden Age was kicked off by the American musical Showboat

8 SShowboat Showboat separated musical theatre from opera and straight theatre. The show dealt with difficult issues such as class, race, broken marriages, alcoholism and abandonment. KYyZLY Start at 1:30

9 Oklahoma! Rogers and Hammerstein More realistic than other musicals. Used Dream Ballet to tell character’s hidden thoughts. Mc

10 Rogers and Hammerstein King and I mUqd4 mUqd4 Sound of Music A A South Pacific MWk MWk

11 West Side Story Musical that put dancing into everyday activities. Youth delinquency, racial violence, gangs, and murder. There isn’t a happy ending. Oh, no!! 2k Start at 2:52

12 Hair ended the Golden Age 1 st rock musical About Social revolution/decay wM

13 1990s – 2000s Disney cleaned up Broadway with traditional family values. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=- pgZtzDj_7o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=- pgZtzDj_7o Musicals like RENT did the exact opposite. RENT valued alternative lifestyles. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=- r2xXtSsPV0https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=- r2xXtSsPV0


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