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About 100 Years of American Music Theatre in About 100 Minutes

By Blair, Cathy
Item No. 824807
UPC Code 000308108040
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Ten short units covering Broadway shows from 1900-2000. The 10 musicals featured in this book, one representing each decade from 1900-2000, represent the cornerstones of American music theatre. Relevant information about the composer, lyricist, book author, director and choreographer is included,
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Ten short units covering Broadway shows from 1900-2000.

The 10 musicals featured in this book, one representing each decade from 1900-2000, represent the cornerstones of American music theatre. Relevant information about the composer, lyricist, book author, director and choreographer is included, as well as a synopsis of the plot and pertinent information about the development of the production.

The enclosed CD has performances of each featured song performed by high school singers and also includes 2 Audio Identify tracks. For grades 3-6.

Contents

The Lingo

  • Players
  • Terms
  • Awards

The Shows, The People and The Songs

  • 1900s: George Washington Jr.
  • 1910s: Watch Your Step
  • 1920s: Show Boat
  • 1930s: Porgy and Bess
  • 1940s: Oklahoma
  • 1950s: West Side Story
  • 1960s: Fiddler on the Roof
  • 1970s: A Chorus Line
  • 1980s: Cats
  • 1990s: The Lion King

Reproducible Activities:

  • A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words,
  • Partners in Creativity,
  • I Know Those Guys,
  • Find That Tune,
  • Code Breakers Take Broadway,
  • Broadway's Main Men Mix-Up,
  • Audio Identify 1,
  • Audio Identify 2,
  • "The Lingo" Multiple Choice,
  • Musicals Multiple Choice.

Answer Keys

CD Tracks

  • You're a Grand Old Flag
  • Play a Simple Melody
  • Old Man River
  • Summertime
  • Oklahoma
  • America
  • Tradition
  • I Hope I Get It
  • Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats
  • Circle of Life
  • Audio Identify 1 
  • Audio Identify 2
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