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THH 492 - Modern American Musicals


Credits: 3
Class Hours: 3
The evolution of the American Musical Theatre from 1940 to the present. Follows the theatrical, musical and social trends on Broadway subsequent to the success of the landmark musical Oklahoma!  Special focus is devoted to the advent of the Rock and Roll musical and the “jukebox” musical.  The scores of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, Kander and Ebb, Jerry Herman, Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Steven Schwartz are prominently featured.

Prerequisites: THH 491 - Golden Age of American Musicals; (3cr)