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THE BROADWAY MUSICALS
THE BROADWAY
MUSICALS

INTRODUCTION

Musical play, just like opera is also

a union of music which includes

singing, dancing and instrumentations,

and drama that includes acting with

spoken dialogue.

INTRODUCTION Musical play, just like opera is also a union of music which includes singing, dancing

Describe the following:

TIME / PERIOD WHEN MOST WERE WRITTEN

20 th CENTURY

VOICE TYPES/TRAINING

BELTING OR CHEST VOICE

USED PRIMARILY

LANGUAGE

ENGLISH

ACCOMPANIMENT

PIANO, BAND OR ORCHESTRA

PERFORMANCE LOCATION

CONCERT HALL, OUTDOOR THEATER, SCHOOL

AUDITORIUM, CHURCH

WHO PUTS ON PRODUCTION

BROADWAY PRODUCTIO COMPANIES, SCHOOL, THEATER, COMMUNITY THEATER

WAY TO DELIVER TEXT

SPOKEN, SUNG

Fill in the blanks with Famous Broadway Song

Titles, Musical Artists, Composers or Lyricists.

BROADWAY MUSICAL

FAMOUS SONGS

ARTIST / COMPOSER /

LYRICIST

The Grease

   

Miss Saigon

   

West Side Story

   

Phantom of the Opera

   

The Cats

   

Annie

   

Les Miserables

   

Theatrical Forms

dancing with spectacles.
dancing
with
spectacles.

It is a two-act American theater that aims to

entertain through fusion of dramatic script,

acting spoken dialogue with music, singing,

scenery, costumes and

SUMMER NIGHTS • Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey with additional
SUMMER NIGHTS
SUMMER NIGHTS

Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey with additional songs written by John Farrar, set in 1959 at fictional Rydell High School. The show mentions social issues such as teenage pregnancy and gang violence; its themes include love, friendship, teenage rebellion, sexual exploration during adolescence, and, to some extent, class consciousness/class conflict.

SUMMER NIGHTS • Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey with additional
SUMMER NIGHTS • Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey with additional
SUN AND MOON I GIVE MY LIFE FOR YOU It is a Broadway musical based on
SUN AND MOON I GIVE MY LIFE FOR YOU It is a Broadway musical based on
SUN AND MOON I GIVE MY LIFE FOR YOU It is a Broadway musical based on
SUN AND MOON I GIVE MY LIFE FOR YOU It is a Broadway musical based on
SUN AND MOON I GIVE MY LIFE FOR YOU It is a Broadway musical based on
SUN AND MOON I GIVE MY LIFE FOR YOU It is a Broadway musical based on
SUN AND MOON I GIVE MY LIFE FOR YOU It is a Broadway musical based on
SUN AND MOON I GIVE MY LIFE FOR YOU
SUN AND MOON
I GIVE MY LIFE FOR
YOU

It is a Broadway musical based on Giacomo

Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, and

similarly tells the tragic tale of a doomed

romance involving an Asian woman

abandoned by her American lover.

LEA SALONGA

LEA SALONGA

HE is • Maria Lea Carmen Imutan Salonga is a Filipina singer who made a big
HE is
Maria Lea Carmen Imutan Salonga is a
Filipina singer who made a big name in
Lea got her big break in the
the field of Musical theater here and
international musical theater
abroad.
Lea studied at the OB Montessori Center
when she passed the audition
for Miss Saigon bagging the
and took lessons at the University of
Philippines College of Music.
• Her career began in theatre when she was
7 years old. She was part of the Repertory
lead role of Kim.
• She
won
her
various
international awards from Olivier,
Tony Award, President Award of
Philippines like King and I, Annie, Fiddler
on the Roof, and the Sound of Music.
Merit and Lakandula Award.
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LEA SALONGA LEA SALONGA HE is • Maria Lea Carmen Imutan Salonga is a Filipina singer
LEA SALONGA LEA SALONGA HE is • Maria Lea Carmen Imutan Salonga is a Filipina singer
MEMORY MACAVITY CAT
MEMORY
MACAVITY CAT
MEMORY MACAVITY CAT Cats is an award-winning musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber based on Old
MEMORY MACAVITY CAT Cats is an award-winning musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber based on Old

Cats is an award-winning musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber based on Old Possum's Book

MEMORY MACAVITY CAT Cats is an award-winning musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber based on Old

of Practical Cats and other poems by T. S. Eliot. The show has been performed around the world in

numerous productions and has been translated into

more than 20 languages.

SOMEWHERE MARIA A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New
SOMEWHERE MARIA
SOMEWHERE
MARIA
SOMEWHERE MARIA A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New
SOMEWHERE MARIA A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New
SOMEWHERE MARIA A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New

A musical in which a modern day Romeo and

Juliet are involved in New York street gangs.

On the harsh streets of the upper west side,

two gangs battle for control of the turf. The

situation becomes complicated when a gang

member falls in love with a rival's sister.

THINK OF ME ALL I ASK OF YOU
THINK OF ME
ALL I ASK OF YOU

"The Phantom of the Opera“ is based in a horror novel by Gaston Leroux about a

mysterious "phantom" who lives in a 19th century Paris opera house. It is composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Charles Hart with additions from Richard Stilgoe

THINK OF ME ALL I ASK OF YOU "The Phantom of the Opera“ is based in
FOR GOOD DEFYING GRAVITY Wicked tells the story of two unlikely friends, Elphaba (the Wicked Witch
FOR GOOD DEFYING GRAVITY Wicked tells the story of two unlikely friends, Elphaba (the Wicked Witch
FOR GOOD DEFYING GRAVITY Wicked tells the story of two unlikely friends, Elphaba (the Wicked Witch
FOR GOOD DEFYING GRAVITY
FOR GOOD
DEFYING GRAVITY

Wicked tells the story of two unlikely friends,

Elphaba (the Wicked Witch of the West) and Glinda, who struggle through opposing

personalities and viewpoints, rivalry over the same love-interest, reactions to the Wizard's corrupt government, and, ultimately, Elphaba's public fall from grace.

WHAT I DID FOR LOVE ONE a musical with music by Marvin is It Hamlisch ,

WHAT I DID FOR LOVE ONE

WHAT I DID FOR LOVE ONE a musical with music by Marvin is It Hamlisch ,
a musical with music by Marvin
a musical
with music by Marvin

is

It

Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and a book by James Kirkwood, Jr.

and Nicholas Dante about Hundreds of hopefuls congregate at a cattle call for

Broadway dancers.

I DREAMED A DREAM ON MY OWN
I DREAMED A
DREAM
ON MY OWN
I DREAMED A DREAM ON MY OWN
I DREAMED A DREAM ON MY OWN
I DREAMED A DREAM ON MY OWN
I DREAMED A DREAM ON MY OWN
I DREAMED A DREAM ON MY OWN
I DREAMED A DREAM ON MY OWN

This Broadway musical is based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and the book by Thomas Meehan.

TOMORROW
TOMORROW

A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based

on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family

singers, one of the world's best-known concert

groups in the era immediately preceding World

War II.

A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp
A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp
A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp
A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp
"The Music of the Night" from The Phantom of the Opera, "I Don't Know How to
"The Music of the Night" from The Phantom of the Opera, "I Don't Know How to

"The Music of the Night" from The Phantom of the Opera, "I Don't Know

How to Love Him" from Jesus Christ

Superstar, "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" and "You Must Love Me"

from Evita, "Any Dream Will Do" from

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamboat and "Memory" from Cats.

He

is

a

British

composer

known

internationally.

He

has

composed

13

musicals,

 

a

song

cycle,

a

set

of

variations, two

film

scores, and

a

Latin

Requiem Mass.

Stephen Sondheim was a composer and lyricist who gained prominence during the 1970s and 1980s. He
Stephen Sondheim was a composer and lyricist who gained prominence during the 1970s and 1980s. He

Stephen Sondheim was a composer and lyricist who

gained prominence during the 1970s and 1980s. He gave a

creative

twist

and

sophistication to lyrics that gained him wide praise. He demonstrated this technique through musicals such as “Company” (1970), “A Little Night Music” (1973), “Sweeney Todd” (1979), “Sunday in the

Park with George” (1974), “Into the Woods” (1986).

Stephen Sondheim was a composer and lyricist who gained prominence during the 1970s and 1980s. He

Answer the following:

What makes Broadway different from an opera?

How is electronic music produced?