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The Musicals

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Daniel Noble

on 29 June 2013

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What is

Golden Age (1943-1959)
A Musical is a type of play that tells a story through a combination of spoken dialogue, songs, and dances;
Usually they have a light tone and also have some humor and many different stories told from love stories to murder stories;
In several ways, musical theater differs in comparison to other types of stage work.
1904 -
Times Square

was born;
1934 - The
hits the New York theater, when many legitimate theaters were closed or were renovated as movie theaters
1927 -
The Jazz Singer
, the first motion picture to include singing and dialogue, revolutionizes the movie industry;
Theater styles and personalities from around the world and the country come to New York, the theater district is born — and so is the
American musical
1930 -
Broadway Melody
is the first musical to win an Academy Award
1939 -
The Wizard of Oz
1941 - United States enters
World War II
Rodgers and Hammerstein pioneer a new form of narrative storytelling with
, that brings a new age of musical classics.
1948 - The first
Tony Awards
1956 -
My Fair Lady
opens and become one of the most famous musicals on Broadway
1957 -
West Side Story
opens a new Era
The Tony Award was created to celebrate excellence in theater
Broadway community embraced the Tonys from the beginning
During the first two years of the Tonys (1947 and 1948), there was no official Tony Award.
The history of musical theater begins with the famous
Teatro de Revista
in the late 19th century;
Despite the French influence, the
Teatro de Revista
was the spread of acts that valued the body(often nude) with a lot of songs, operettas and vandeville ( satirical songs);
Brazil has made several adaptations of great Broadway musicals ( Hairspray, The Lion King, etc.) and it's giving opportunity for national creations ( Rock in Rio, o musical; Tim Maia - Vale Tudo, o musical).


1 - Kinky Boots
2- Wicked
3- The Book of Mormon
4- The Lion King
5- The Phantom of the Opera
6- Matilda
7- Cinderella
8- Jersey Boys
9- Mamma Mia!
10- Pippin
What do you know about

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