Presentation on theme: "Greeks Yay for the creation of THEATRE!! VS.. Romans They took the morals away from Greek theatre creating a form of Burlesque."— Presentation transcript:
Greeks Yay for the creation of THEATRE!! VS.
Romans They took the morals away from Greek theatre creating a form of Burlesque
Medieval Europe Based around the church. Dancing was only for the devil character.
Italy during Renaissance Added music to theatre creating the Opera! Monologue: Aria Two people: Duet Chorus: Recitative Start at :50
Pre-Civil War in the South Tap dance and Blues music was created by slaves mostly in the south. E 3n4
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!
Golden Age Combined song and dance to further the plot line. Golden Age was kicked off by the American musical Showboat
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
Oklahoma! Rogers and Hammerstein More realistic than other musicals. Used Dream Ballet to tell character’s hidden thoughts. Mc
Rogers and Hammerstein King and I mUqd4 mUqd4 Sound of Music A A South Pacific MWk MWk
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
Hair ended the Golden Age 1 st rock musical About Social revolution/decay wM
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