musical theatre

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  • Musical theatre — The Black Crook (1866), considered by some historians to be the first musical[1] Musical theatre is a form of theatre combining songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance. The emotional content of the piece – humor, pathos, love, anger – …   Wikipedia

  • Musical Theatre Karlín — Musical Theatre Karlín, c. 1900 Musical Theatre Karlín (Czech: Hudební divadlo Karlín) is a theatre in Prague devoted largely to the performance of operetta and musical theatre. Built in 1881, it is now the second largest theatre in Prague, after …   Wikipedia

  • Musical Theatre Education Society — The Musical Theatre Education Society, founded in 1984 in Canberra, Australia, is one of Australia s peak national music oriented educational bodies. Originally founded by a group of close knit friends, the Musical Theatre Education Society… …   Wikipedia

  • Long-running musical theatre productions — This is a selected list of long running musical theatre productions divided into two sections. The first section lists all Broadway or West End productions exceeding 2,500 performances. The second section lists other musicals that have historical …   Wikipedia

  • New York Musical Theatre Festival — The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) is an annual three week fall Festival which presents more than thirty new musicals at venues in New York City s midtown theater district. More than half of these productions are chosen by leading… …   Wikipedia

  • American Musical Theatre of San Jose — The American Musical Theatre of San Jose (AMTSJ) is a professional non profit musical theatre company in San Jose, California. It was founded in 1934 as the San Jose Light Opera Association, a light opera company. Today, it is the largest member… …   Wikipedia

  • California Musical Theatre — is the largest nonprofit arts organization primarily producing musical theatre in the state of California and the city of Sacramento s oldest professional performing arts organization. [http://www.calmt.com/] Its summer stock theatre, Music… …   Wikipedia

  • Classical Indian musical theatre — Bharatanatyam Classical Indian musical theatre is a sacred art of the Hindu temple culture. It is performed in different styles. Contents 1 Overview …   Wikipedia

  • Kaunas State Musical Theatre — is musical theatre in Kaunas, Lithuania. It was established on November 27, 1940 in former State Theatre hall adjoining the Laisvės Alėja. For some time it was playing mostly operettas.The buildingDecision to build Kaunas City Theatre was… …   Wikipedia

  • Cuban musical theatre — has its own distinctive style and history. From the 18th century (at least) to modern times, popular theatrical performances included music and often dance as well. Many composers and musicians had their careers launched in the theatres, and many …   Wikipedia

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