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Theater (2017) 47 (3): 5–11.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jennifer Krasinski Jennifer Krasinski recounts her experience with Taylor Mac’s A 24 – Decade History of Popular Music , which she first encountered in selection in 2015 at New York Live Arts, and then saw in its entirety at St. Ann’s Warehouse in 2016. She reviews the structure of the production...
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Theater (1973) 4 (3): 82–93.
Published: 01 November 1973
... Rodgers, or naive, like Irving Berlin, and the tunes were irresistibly singable. They inspired our theater and delighted its audiences. They provided a literature of music so popular, and American, that many people still tend to think of it as "good music...
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Theater (1973) 4 (3): 69–81.
Published: 01 November 1973
.... Against the small-scaled musicals of Bolton, Wodehouse, and Kern, and the syncopated offerings of Irving Berlin, was pitted the huge outpouring of operetta, whose popularity remained high from the first Gilbert and Sullivan operetta perfor- mance (in Boston...
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Theater (2017) 47 (2): 23–33.
Published: 01 May 2017
... contemporary popular music and the Broadway musical. For more than half a century, it has been a truism in both the industry and the academy that the emergence of rock and roll in the 1950s and 1960s forever transformed the connection between the Broadway stage and the popular music playlist. Over...
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Theater (2000) 30 (2): 9–23.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Music Theater Festival) is demonstrably older, more “normal,” and more widespread than spoken or prose theater. Popular musical entertainment goes back at least to Greco-Roman times and can be found in almost all cultures. Side by side with grand...
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Theater (2000) 30 (3): 107–117.
Published: 01 November 2000
..., Max Dreyfus, offered this opinion: “None [of Weill’s works] can be considered ‘popularmusic in the sense that they have been or will be widely played; furthermore, I cannot foresee any wide- spread market for any of these musical compositions...
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Theater (2000) 30 (3): 76–81.
Published: 01 November 2000
... 1926 he had frequently incorporated into his musical language “exotic” elements of what he took to be “American” popular music and dance idioms, in New York he set about a 76 08-The30.3-Kowalke.ak 76-81 10/18/00 11:30 AM Page 77...
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Theater (1976) 8 (1): 74–77.
Published: 01 February 1976
... by success that it perhaps more important is the reading Foreman stopped him from collaborating on Happy End, a has given Brecht’s play. He staged Threepenny Opera second attempt at popular music theatre. Brecht in a bleak, humorless style that eliminates virtually ridicules shock tactics...
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Theater (2009) 39 (3): 1–9.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and authenticity. Modern art — in particular, the abstract arts (visual art, classical music, and modern dance) — is said to be about identifiable style and voice. Issues of content are left to the verbal or popular arts (novels, theater, song lyrics, and the movies). We have the idea that our notion...
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Theater (2002) 32 (1): 63–71.
Published: 01 February 2002
... as the most operatic of this foursome because it fits the most traditional criterion: it is largely through-composed. This is only partly because it is based on a “real” opera. The fashion for continuous music and minimal (or no) dialogue has long since reached the popular musical theater. Are Parade...
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Theater (2002) 32 (3): 61–67.
Published: 01 November 2002
... 66 out with the right! popular music critic and theorist, expressed an almost scandalous, but not at all atypi- cal, opinion in Theater heute. He showed faith in the cliché that right-wing radicalism can be narrowed down to a few East German...
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Theater (1994) 25 (1): 104–106.
Published: 01 February 1994
... not represent a noble of characters around Makak; the festival African monarch. It is a giant replica of an old atmosphere generated by crowd scenes and cast-iron coin-eating bank in the form of a popular music; the network of images around rob step’n’fetch-it nigger...
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Theater (1992) 23 (2): 58–60.
Published: 01 May 1992
... of popular music, song, and dance into the text shepherds’ pasture, could be transposed to urban and furthered Cornerstone’s desire to be topical and accessible. rural America and present “America at its best: the Many aspects of the New York performance of The compassion...
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Theater (1980) 11 (3): 43–48.
Published: 01 November 1980
... energy of this episode: tions of why a popular song should erupt upon silence to end the "The samurai first assault the air with fingers splayed agonizing• production on a deafening note seem wrong to me. Popular music ly wide, their arms and legs tensed and stretched out at crazy...
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Theater (1975) 6 (3): 5–8.
Published: 01 November 1975
... it back in its place. (Note: In Bavaria, on Wednesday nights at 7:15 there is a radio program called “As You Wish” with Fred Rauch, which is especially popular when it presents popular music or light classical selections-sometimes it alternates popular, light classical, operetta, and opera...
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Theater (2011) 41 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2011
... [Ruhrtriennale, 2008 a Fluxus anti-­funeral that he presided over, distributing wafers and wine; and Mea Culpa, eine ReadyMadeOper (Burgtheater Vienna, 2009), a compilation of classical and popular music mixed with Schlingensief’s writings and visions. As if heeding the invocation uttered in Eine Kirche...
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Theater (2011) 41 (2): 3–5.
Published: 01 May 2011
...-­funeral that he presided over, distributing wafers and wine; and Mea Culpa, eine ReadyMadeOper (Burgtheater Vienna, 2009), a compilation of classical and popular music mixed with Schlingensief’s writings and visions. As if heeding the invocation uttered in Eine Kirche der Angst — “those who show...
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Theater (2011) 41 (2): 5–7.
Published: 01 May 2011
...-­funeral that he presided over, distributing wafers and wine; and Mea Culpa, eine ReadyMadeOper (Burgtheater Vienna, 2009), a compilation of classical and popular music mixed with Schlingensief’s writings and visions. As if heeding the invocation uttered in Eine Kirche der Angst — “those who show...
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Theater (1995) 25 (3): 8–18.
Published: 01 November 1995
... of tomorrow, but in the struggles of yes- terday. But at what point does reclamation become nostalgia?Sophiatown was to be seen everywhere at Grahamstown this year: as a trope for reconciliation in VictoriaAZmostFaZZs, in the popular musical- revue Kwela Bufana, and as the setting for two...
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Theater (2014) 44 (3): 5–17.
Published: 01 November 2014
... in other choreographed behavior, the performers shuffle through these worlds like packs of psychedelic zombies, their bodies distorted under a patchwork of ill-­fitted garments. The preponderance of brand-­name products, logos, and popular music filling the environments, in conjunction...