Category: Musical Theater

The Wiz

Project Question 3. Compare the soundtrack of “The Wiz” to that of the original production “The Wizard of Oz”. How have the musical themes and

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Musical Theatre

During the origination of the Musical Theatre genre. There were still strong ties to minstrelsy in the performances. Performers often still performed in Black face

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Musical Theatre

How did the minstrel develop? Describe its form, major characters, and musical content. Minstrel shows developed in the mid 19th century as way to mock

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Musical Theatre #1

Old Dan Tucker Dan Emmett This song was published around 1843. This song was performed by the blackface troupe the Virginia Minstrels. The message behind

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Musical Theater: Popular Tunes

Research the history of the popular tunes “Old Dan Tucker,” “Turkey in the Straw” or “Oh Susannah!” Who composed these tunes, and what messages, either

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