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the musical

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joshua byron

on 14 March 2014

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The Musical
Awards and Records
There are many important people in musical history that include George M. Cohan, Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein,Leonard Bernstein, Michael Bennetts, Stephen Sondheim and Cole Porter.
Songs Today
Musicals first appeared in the U.S. in the mid-1800. Most historians agree the 1st musical was the "the black crook" in 1866. Musicals tell stories through spoken words, songs, and dances.
Start of Music
Most of the patriotic songs we sing today were written by George M. Cohan like "You're a Grand Old Flag," "Yankee Doodle Boy," and "Over There."
Oklahoma! By Rogers and Hammerstein opened on Broadway n 1943. Fiddler on the Roof established a Broadway record of over 3000 performances. But Micheal Bennett's a Chorus Line broke that record short after. Also, George and Ira Gershwin wrote the first musical to win the Pulitzer Prize, Of Thee I Sing.
The Main People In Music
Stephen Sondheim
Stephen Sondheim was a major figure in musical theater. He began with "West Side Story" and followed with "Company," "A Little Night Music", and "Sweeny Todd." Sondheim's musicals was different than everyone else. His music had unusual subject matter and musical treatments.
Musicals Now
Musicals are all over the world now. Musical are beginning to become more and more popular and are becoming more common in entertainment. Today a lot of the musicals we have are Disney related like Cinderella, The Lion King, and Beauty and the Beast.
Stephen Sondheim
Rogers and Hammerstein
The End
By Jonathan Maldonado and Josh Byron
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