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Steven Copp

Mr. Schurtz
English 12 AP Period 1
4 March 2010

MUSICAL
THEATRE
Mu-si-cal |ˈmyoōzikəl| noun. A
play or movie in which singing
and dancing play an essential
part.
The Types of
Musicals
The Mature (or Modern)
Musical
The Concept Musical
The Catalogue Musical
The Sung-Thru Musical
The Process
Choosing a Musical
Casting the Show
The Read-Thru
Character Development
The Rehearsal Process
Dress and Tech
Rehearsals
Performances
The Application
The Production Staff

MELISSA EDGE
Director SHANNON
SHULENBERGER
Choreographer
VALERIE NUTTER
Vocal Director
Upper Merion Area
Middle School

Upper Merion Area


High School
(insert main cast photo)
(insert picture of featured
dancers)
Baby, Talk to Me
Works Cited
• Beall, Melissa L. "Speech and Theater Education." Encyclopedia of Education. Ed. James W. Guthrie.
Vol. 6. 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2002. 2297-2302. Gale Virtual Reference
Library. Gale. Upper Merion Area High School. 30 Nov. 2009
<http://go.galegroup.com/ps/start.do?p=GVRL&u=king46652>.
• Musical. New Oxford American Dictionary
• Everett, William A. “The Musical.” St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture. Ed. Sara Pendergast
and Tom Pendergast. Vol. 3. Detroit: St. James Press, 2000. p458-461. <go.galegroup.com>.

Works Cited
• Red Curtain. Web. 3 Mar. 2010. http://ibn1brahim.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/red-curtain.jpg
• Broadway Collage. Web. 3 Mar. 2010.
http://broadwaytheater.wikispaces.com/file/view/Broadway_Collage.JPG/30458542/Broadway_Collage.
JPG
• Disney Princesses. Web. 3 Mar. 2010.
http://harlemworldblog.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/disney-princess-group1.jpg
• South Park. Web. 3 Mar. 2010.
http://www.impawards.com/1999/posters/south_park_bigger_longer_and_uncut.jpg
• Oklahoma. Web. 3 Mar. 2010. http://www.tamworth.gov.uk/images/okla%20-%20publicity%20low%20rez.jpg
• Company. Web. 3 Mar. 2010.
http://www.theatreanddance.txstate.edu/productions/archives/2008-2009/contentParagraph/0/content_files/file0/
jpg
• Jersey Boys. Web. 3 Mar. 2010. http://www.delfontmackintosh.co.uk/images/uploaded/JBGiftVoucher.jpg
• Cats. Web. 3 Mar. 2010.
http://static2.smallworldlabs.com/neighborhoods/upimg/000/018/a6eea5aa95cc31102ab50d87b12ccde0/4adf66
JPG
• MTI. Web. 3 Mar. 2010. http://www.mtishows.com
• Schoolhouse Rock. Web. 3 Mar. 2010.
http://www.thelittletheatre.org/images/2009-2010%20shows/School_House_Rock.jpg
• Casting. Web. 3 Mar. 2010. http://www.mtishows.com
• A Chorus Line. 3 Mar. 2010. http://glaadblog.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/8.jpg
• Rehearsal. 3 Mar. 2010. http://web.mit.edu/jax/www/MTG/SWTME/Images/VocalRehearsalOct02.jpg
• Tech. 3 Mar. 2010. http://www.kalivlahos.net/images/101_1489.jpg
• Curtain Call. 3 Mar. 2010.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/54/Moore_Theatre_100_Years_-_Broadway_Bound_07.
jpg
• Directors. 3 Mar. 2010. http://www.umasd.org
• UMASD. 3 Mar. 2010. http://www.umasd.org
CLASS ACTIVITY OPTIONS:

Lead class in theatre warm ups

Have students perform full scale musical with full


costumes, scenery, sound, lights, and pit
orchestra (LOL)

Take a field trip to NYC to see a Broadway show


(once again, LOL)

(I really want to do #1.)