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Shakespeare and the American musical

Irene G. Dash

Shakespeare and the American musical

by Irene G. Dash

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-220) and index.

StatementIrene G. Dash
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML2054 .D37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 229 p. :
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24573922M
ISBN 100253354145, 0253221528
ISBN 109780253354143, 9780253221520
LC Control Number2009026873
OCLC/WorldCa313659262

  Musical references, allusions to music, and music stage directions abound in Shakespeare, ranging from simple trumpet flourishes to sophisticated, philosophical allegory. Music in Shakespeare: A Dictionary identifies all musical terms found in the Shakespeare canon. An A-Z of over entries includes a definition of each musical term in its historical and theoretical context, and . Hamilton: An American Musical was written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and performed on Broadway. This musical is a modern interpretation of the life of one of the founding fathers of the United States, Alexander Hamilton. Lin-Manuel Miranda expresses the theme of having to work hard to build your legacy, so your story is told throughout the performance.

Reprint of the Cambridge Shakespeare which was first published in Editor William George Clark's "principal and most enduring work was the Cambridge Shakespeare (), mainly planned by him, with a complete collation of all the early editions, and a selection of emendations by later editors. I love this, simple and concise, and heartfelt! Also, well done on reading them all! I’ve read all of the plays (but over about seven years!), and I think my favourites are much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, Macbeth, and Hamlet.

About the Playwrights: South Pacific By Marlo Ihler Considered one of the most successful writing teams in Broadway history, Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics and book) changed the face of the American : Dion Munk. Buy Shakespeare and the American Musical by Irene G. Dash from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £


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About the Author. Irene G. Dash is the author of Women's Worlds in Shakespeare's Plays and Wooing, Wedding, and Power: Women in Shakespeare's Plays. Her most recent published work appears in the Folger Shakespeare Library's edited volume Shakespeare in American by: 5.

Irene G. Dash explores the influence of Shakespeare on American musical theater through analyses of five important productions from through -- The Boys from Syracuse (The Comedy of Errors), Kiss Me, Kate (Taming of the Shrew), West Side Story (Romeo and Juliet), Your Own Thing (Twelfth Night), and Two Gentlemen of Verona.

“This book offers a fresh look at the development of American musical theater and a new understanding of Shakespeare in the modern American context through analyses of five important productions—The Boys from Syracuse (The Comedy of Errors), Kiss Me, Kate (Taming of the Shrew), West Side Story (Romeo and Juliet), Your Own Thing (Twelfth Night), and Two Gentlemen of Verona.”.

Description. Published 1st of January Irene G. Dash explores the influence of Shakespeare on American musical theater through analyses of five important productions from through -- The Boys from Syracuse (The Comedy of Errors) Kiss Me Kate (Taming of the Shrew) West Side Story (Romeo and Juliet) Your Own Thing (Twelfth Night) and Two Gentlemen of Verona.

I hadn’t heard of the book, so I asked for a copy to read. It’s a good read. To quote from the Coda, the book “ addresses a particular period in American theater history when the musical and Shakespeare’s plays met and developed.

It follows the history of those meetings against the constantly changing American scene. Excerpted from Irene G. Dash, “Shakespeare and the American Musical,” Shakespeare in American Life exhibition catalog.

Folger Shakespeare Library, Act 1, scene 5 in the printed edition. All references to Shakespeare’s plays are to The Riverside Shakespeare, ed. Blakemore Evans (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, ). West Side Story is a musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.

It was inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. The story is set in the Upper West Side neighborhood in New York City in the mid s, a multiracial, blue-collar neighborhood. The musical explores the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage Basis: Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare.

Internationally acclaimed Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro introduces each piece with a lively and informative headnote to guide the reader through the fascinating record of our year-long engagement with Shakespeare and his works—from the perennial interest in the birthplace at Stratford-upon-Avon to the uniquely American obsession with.

Irene G. Dash's book fills a vast gap in the scholarship of both Shakespearean performance and musical theatre (and, therefore, in the scholarship of popular American theatre) by studying Author: Dan Venning.

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Dash. In her introduction to Shakespeare and the American Musical, Irene Dash offers a chronicle of her own personal experience with five musicals based on Shakespeare’s Dash, the fusion of Shakespeare’s verse and vision with the “organic” (or “integrated”) form of American musical theater that began to emerge in the late s “tells the story of how American culture.

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