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  • Broadway Musicals: Broadway Theatre

    Musicals “And I said to myself sit down, sit down you’re rocking the boat” ~Guys and Dolls Musicals. When you hear the word, you might think of Broadway or New York City, big performances with a standing ovation. This is all true but let me take you behind the curtain to learn about how a Broadway Musical comes to be. The first thing when making a Broadway Musical is writing. The writer, composer, and lyricist usually work together, usually the writer makes a rough draft of the story and then the composer and lyricist work together to put points of where they want their songs to be. At this point, all of them work to make a show out of their separate pieces. The next part after this is done is producing; this is a tricky part, the producer…

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  • The Alone At The Bridge Play Analysis

    New York City, a city known for its tall buildings and beauty. New York City is also known for Broadway, and this is the reason I decided to visit New York. My family and I, which consists of three other adults, decided to spend a week in New York. My family and I had always wanted to experience the "Big Apple." Throughout the week we attended four Broadway and off-Broadway shows. We vowed to not go over our budget, which was twelve hundred dollars a piece. This budget included ticket prices,…

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  • The Lion King Movie Vs Play

    I went to the Minskoff Theatre in New York City expecting to be very bored. I had never been to a Broadway play, and The Lion King probably wouldn’t have been my first pick if left up to me, but my wife had wanted to see it since she was a little girl. When I went to get concessions before the play started, the concession worker asked me if I was excited about the show and when I didn’t seem too enthused she mentioned that the show had been going on for 14 years, so it must be good to keep…

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  • Sweat Film Analysis

    On April 4th, I had the opportunity to attend the Broadway show “Sweat”, which was located at Studio 54, 254 West 54th Street. Before I attended this show, I had no idea what I was going to expect from the title of the play. However, when I approached my theater professor near the start of the show, he informed me that this play would “have me in tears.” Afterwards, I was very excited because I wanted to understand how a play called “Sweat” could deeply touch a person. After watching this…

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  • La-La Land Review

    Alzheimer disease. Vincentelli thought that “this show has potential as a faulty memory play.” 15. Summary of review from the New York Times for the theater show, The Liar, published on January 26, 2017. Charles Isherwood from the New York Times reviewed the off-Broadway comedy, “The Liar” on January 26, 2017. This Broadway comedy tells the life of man who cannot tell the truth and his man servant who cannot tell a lie. Isherwood thought that “‘The Liar’ is, throughout, an effervescent…

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  • Character Analysis: A Streetcar Named Desire, By Tennessee Williams

    Tennessee Williams was born in Columbus, Mississippi on March 26, 1911 ( He won a Pulitzer Prize for his works, including A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Tin Roof. A Streetcar Named Desire, written in 1947, is the play that gave Williams his first Pulitzer Prize ( The main characters in that play are Blanche Dubois, her younger sister Stella, and Stella’s husband Stanley Kowalski. Blanche Dubois has unexpectedly come to live with her sister because she…

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  • Cultural Problem Of Discrimination In Yellow Face By David Henry Hwang

    injustices of the united states when it comes to the Broadway show who tried to cast a white man as the main role in the Asian Broadway play. He hoped to end discrimination, and try to get the roles filled by real Asian-American’s than by men in so called yellow face. He tries to show how easy it is for anyone to pass themselves off as multiple races, and it is a very narrow problem when it comes to this specific ethnicity. The very thing that is making the issue so complex is the fact this is…

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  • Summertime Song Analysis

    According to Floyd, “summertime” was the opening song written by George Gershwin for his folk opera porgy and Bess in 1935 which was an easy lullaby (218). Summertime was an aria and it is somewhat attributed to Ira Gershwin. The song became a well-liked hit and to a great extent recorded jazz standard and its lyrics written by Dubose Heyward who is the author of novel porgy. This song was been labeled as on the classics by many and to a large extent a xenophobic minstrel by others. Regardless…

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  • Idina Menzel: Concert Analysis

    my first concert, Idina Menzel was my first live performance to ever attend and experience the music live. Menzel performs a selection of songs from her Broadway career, along with original songs from her various solo albums, and her Pop and Rock covers. The group that performed for Menzel was a local Los Angeles band and they played very well for the choices of songs she sang. The performers that played for Menzel was very impressive and seemed they had no problem playing and following the beat…

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  • Richard Bernard Red Skelton Research Paper

    Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American entertainer. He was best known for his national radio and television acts between 1937 and 1971, and as host of the television program The Red Skelton Show. Skelton, who has stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in radio and television, also appeared in vaudeville, films, nightclubs, and casinos, all while he pursued an entirely separate career as an artist. Skelton began developing his comedic and…

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