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  NEA American Masterpieces: Musical Theater
Through this component, musical theater work of the highest quality -- that otherwise would not be available -- will be experienced by Americans in communities across the nation.
Organizations will be selected to present musical theater work in their home locations or touring venues.
A limited number of organizations may be selected to tour musical theater works of excellence and significance to three to five college and university presenting houses.
www.nea.gov /grants/apply/AMMusicalTheater.html   (1858 words)

  
  Musical Theater at Kids 'N Dance
Musical Theater at Kids'N Dance teaches vocal, dance and acting skills, in a creative, supportive and FUN environment, culminating in stage performances for each level of study.
Beginning Musical Theater is open to anyone between the ages of 6-10.
This is a class for children who have done very little theater and are just beginning to develop their acting skills, projecting techniques, memorization capabilities.
www.kidsndance.com /musical_theater.htm   (221 words)

  
  Musical theater - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The musical components of a musical are generally referred to as the score, with sung lines considered the lyrics and the spoken lines the book, or occasionally the libretto (a term also frequently applied to text of an opera, it incorporates the words of both dialogue and lyric).
Musical theater/theatre is a collaborative craft with a long history of traditional forms and structures, although new writing in musicals is constantly stretching and testing the enormous flexibility of the artform, taking it to previously unexplored places.
The musical developed from opera and operetta, but early musicals in the Roaring Twenties ignored plot in favor of emphasizing star actors and actresses, big dance routines, and popular songs (throughout the first half of the twentieth century, popular music was dominated by theater writers).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Musical_theater   (3102 words)

  
 Pittsburgh Musical Theater
At Pittsburgh Musical Theater's Richard E. Rauh Conservatory, our students are offered instruction in dance, music and theater.
The Pittsburgh Musical Theater's Pre-College Program has served as a pathway to Broadway, feature films, and University training.
Pittsburgh Musical Theater's unique version uses Renaissance Tableaus to illustrate the last seven days in the life of Jesus of Nazareth.
www.pittsburghmusicals.com   (856 words)

  
 Musical Theater Nutcracker Ballet
Musical Theater Nutcracker Ballet - This extraordinary animated Musical Theater Nutcracker Ballet is certain to become a family heirloom and a part of your holiday celebrations for years to come.
Musical Theater Nutcracker Ballet re-creates the acclaimed classical ballet on a three-part revolving stage, each of three animated “acts” from the ballet comes to life automatically when the velvet curtain on the beautifully crafted theater opens.
Musical Theater Nutcracker Ballet stage is highlighted by spotlights, the dancers turn on the stage, and the music you remember from childhood fills the air.
www.alsto.com /home/decor-and-furnishings/72430-Musical-Theater-Nutcracker-Ballet.html   (161 words)

  
 American Musical Theatre: An Introduction
These men had no hesitancy in abandoning long-accepted procedures of musical comedy when their texts demanded this; and there was always a willingness on their part to endow their writing with a breadth and scope not often encountered in the musical theatre of that day.
But while the musical play was thus being solidly established as a basic form of the American musical theatre, the musical comedy had not fallen by the wayside.
- A synopsis of the musical by Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson.
www.theatrehistory.com /american/musical030.html   (2117 words)

  
 College of Visual and Performing Arts : Musical Theater
Musical theater is one of the most exciting and demanding of the performing arts.
As a musical theater performer you must possess strong technical skills in acting, voice, music, and dance with the ability to integrate these skills with ease, honesty, expressiveness, and versatility.
Students gain skills and experience in the various modes of musical theater such as the revue, traditional musical comedies, operettas, and new and experimental forms.
vpa.syr.edu /index.cfm/page/musical-theater   (264 words)

  
 Colleges for Musical Theater Major   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Musical theater is a brutal business, and CCM subjects it students to the same rigors they will experience in their careers.
The audition process is three-fold like the musical theater program, and you audition in front of the same panel but the emphasis is on singing (four song audition instead of two through the musical theater program) The curriculum is fairly similar to the musical theater program but obviously with more of an emphasis on music.
From close observation of students attending one of the leading musical theater programs in the country it's patently obvious they are mostly a pretty dysfunctional neurotic group who are driven by their obsession with the theater.
www.collegeconfidential.com /discus/messages/4/419.html   (11895 words)

  
 Musical Theater   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Children's Musical Theater for students in Grades 1 and 2 is an introduction to basic skills in acting, singing and dance.
Musical Theater I for grades 3 and 4 is a class in which acting, singing and dance techniques and styles will be reinforced and explored.
Musical Theater II Musical Theater II for grades 6 - 7 builds on the skills learned in both Children's Musical Theater and Musical Theater I with greater emphasis placed on performance preparation.
www.fspaonline.com /Drama/musical1.htm   (268 words)

  
 Theater Tickets - Broadway Theater Tickets - Theater Ticket Brokers
Perfect for family fun night, Disney's The Lion King is entertainment for adults and children of all ages.
The hysterical and critically acclaimed Monty Pythons Spamalot is coming to a theater near you.
Telling the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, the Jersey Boys has taken the spotlight as one of the hottest shows in the nation.
www.vividseats.com /theater   (141 words)

  
 Musical Theater Classes
Musical Theater involves all students in work on selected songs, dances, and acting.
The goal is to allow students the opportunity to experience various musical styles while learning how to integrate the three basic elements.
Musical Theater 1 (5+) 3:30–4:15 PM Musical Theater 2 (8+) 4:15–5 PM Musical Theater 3 (13+) 5–6 PM Musical Theater 4 (19+) 6–7 PM These classes are funded by grants from the Earl Knudsen Charitable Foundation and the William V. and Catherine A. McKinney Charitable Foundation.
www.centerfortheaterarts.org /musical_theater_classes.htm   (253 words)

  
 Musical Theater
The Musical Theater Basel is one of the most modern buildings of its kind in Europe.
Following the departure of the long-term guest musical "Phantom of the Opera", the Musical Theater has reinforced its reputation as one of the most attractive venues in Switzerland with major international guest productions such as "Grease", "Chicago" and "Fosse", as well as local highlights such as "Basel tanzt".
With its central city location, only a short distance removed from the Messe Basel exhibition halls, the Musical Theater Basel has an excellent and broad transport infrastructure, while at the same time offering all the attractions of its established urban setting.
www.basel.ch /en/events/indoor_locations/musical_theater   (354 words)

  
 Univ 241 -Musical Theater - Syllabus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The student is challenged to pull together all of these diverse topics and disciplinary points of view in order to construct his or her own view of skyscrapers.
The student should be able to place the important persons, authors, composers, events and ideas related to musical theatre in their approximately correct relationships in historical time.
Since musical theatre is a current and developing topic of immediate relevance to everyone and subject to a wide variety of conflicting aesthetic, economic, political, and social interpretations, we will strive to examine all issues objectively, openly and without bias.
www.library.drexel.edu /research/univ241/spring2005/syllabus.html   (1373 words)

  
 Top Musical Theater Writers
When you spend as much time reading about musical theater as I do, you develop an abiding affection and respect for the people who spend countless hours documenting the development of this art form.
While the focus of this series extends to all forms of the professional theater in America, it remains a key source for musical theater research.
Peter's mastery of trivia is as much a reflection of his abiding passion for musical theater as it is an ongoing source of witty entertainment for the rest of us.
www.musicals101.com /writers.htm   (926 words)

  
 Musical Theater
Most materials pertaining to musicals (books, vocal scores, librettos, and recordings) are located in the Music and Dramatic Arts Library (MandDA).
Musicals (Broadway and Hollywood) and Operettas (from University of Washington Libraries) List of metasites pertaining to musicals.
Music theater seems to have a more narrow definition, designating a rather specific genre.
www.lib.uconn.edu /online/research/speclib/music/musicals.html   (1230 words)

  
 The Infography about American Musical Theater
Clum, John M. Something for the Boys: Musical Theater and Gay Culture.
Playwrights, Lyricists, Composers on Theater: The Inside Story of a Decade of Theater in Articles and Comments by Its Authors, Selected from Their Own Publication, the Dramatists Guild Quarterly.
Catalog of the American Musical: Musicals of Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, and Lorenz Hart.
www.infography.com /content/438627639524.html   (348 words)

  
 MAMMA MIA! - Musical / Tickets für Mamma Mia!
Insgesamt sahen bislang in Deutschland über 3,5 Millionen Zuschauer das Musical.
Sehen Sie MAMMA MIA!, das Musical in Stuttgart und Hamburg.
Musicals in Berlin Mamma Mia und Mamma Mia in Essen.
www.mehr-als-musical.de   (646 words)

  
 Musical Theater's Big Break - September 12, 2006 - The New York Sun
The answer, for a growing number of hopefuls, is the New York Musical Theater Festival.
This year, from a pile of about 400 submissions, 15 musicals will receive full productions at the third annual festival, which began on Sunday and runs through October 1.
Accomplished, but still unproven as musical writers, they needed to convince investors that audiences would respond to their satire of Christian boy bands.
www.nysun.com /article/39511   (450 words)

  
 Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
Easily one of the most popular pieces of musical theater ever written in the English language and a timeless satire of unchanging human nature.
As musical theater's original rock opera, this legendary collaboration from musical geniuses Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice recounts the final week in the life of Jesus of Nazareth.
Starring Golden Globe-nominee Ted Neeley, this rich and powerful story is told through the evocative music of this generation.
www.wolftrap.org /performances/musicals07.html   (343 words)

  
 Theater - Broadway - New York Times
On the first day of a stagehands’ strike, confusion, surprise and anger were on display up and down the Great White Way and in the side streets where Broadway’s theaters are clustered.
The Bats, the resident acting company at the Flea Theater, is one of the most unusual troupes in New York.
The new musical from Mel Brooks has a high density of talent, but feels less like a sustained book musical than an overblown burlesque revue.
theater.nytimes.com   (481 words)

  
 The Musical Theater Center
If you need access to the production site for High School Musical and can't remember how, we can send you a reminder.
Be the first to receive information about our classes, summer camps, upcoming performances, car raffles, and special events by signing up to join our email list.
The Musical Theater Center (MTC) is one of the leading performing arts education organizations for young people in the metropolitan Washington area and is dedicated to providing school age students the highest quality performing arts education with a focus on training in the musical theater disciplines of voice, dance and acting.
www.musicaltheatercenter.org   (154 words)

  
 Great Performances . Genre . Musical Theater | PBS
The story of the melding of Jewish and African-American musical influences that led to the development of American popular entertainment.
Stellar performances by your favorite musical theater stars captured at the Tony Awards®.
The world-premiere broadcast of the popular musical starring Donny Osmond, Richard Attenborough, and Joan Collins.
www.pbs.org /wnet/gperf/genre/musical_theater.html   (329 words)

  
 Gilbert & Sullivan Musical Theater Company
Welcome to the Gilbert and Sullivan Musical Theater Company.
We’ve been seen throughout the area—from Poughkeepsie to New Paltz, from Rhinebeck to Scranton, PA, and places like Bearsville, Narrowsburg, Middletown, Cold Spring and other venues, and we are consistently counted among the highlights of every theater season.
Our production of The Mikado was named the Top Musical Production of 1999 by the Taconic Weekend, the Times Herald Record acclaimed our production of My Fair Lady as "a welcome respite from the stress of holiday gift-shopping...
www.gsmtc.org   (307 words)

  
 BMI.com | Musical Theatre
Avenue Q, the new musical by BMI composers
Sign in to subscribe to Musical Theatre updates.
Copyright 1994-2007, Broadcast Music, Inc. unless otherwise specified.
www.bmi.com /musicaltheatre   (120 words)

  
 New York Musical Theatre Festival ::
Sherlock Holmes (the early years) will be the 2007 recipient of the Theater for the American Musical Award.
The award will be presented with the previously announced NYMF Awards for Excellence at the 2007 NYMF Awards Gala on November 4 at the Hudson Theatre.
The Musical (NYMF ’06) – have played successful runs Off-Broadway, joining other transfers [Title of Show], Captain Louie, The Great American Trailer Park Musical and Shout the Mod Musical.
www.nymf.org   (324 words)

  
 The Musical Theater Center: Break-A-Leg Theater Company
Break-A-Leg Theater Company is The Musical Theater Center's adult professional company.
Break-A-Leg Theater Company presents public performances of Broadway and off-Broadway shows as well as special productions for children in various venues throughout the metropolitan region -- performing, promoting and educating audiences in the musical theater art form.
The Company provides an important professional theater model for MTC students and several Company members are instructors at the Center.
www.musicaltheatercenter.org /breakaleg   (232 words)

  
 Pittsburgh CLO - Celebrating Musical Theater
Filled with "Plaid-erized" holiday favorites, the original cast is back to perform their highly anticipated Christmas Special.
Join Scrooge, Cratchit, Tiny Tim and a host of colorful characters for a remarkable holiday presentation of A Musical Christmas Carol.
and guarantee your seats to this year's award winning musicals.
www.pittsburghclo.org   (294 words)

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