Welcome to the 60s - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – Welcome to the 60s PowerPoint presentation | free to view - id: 68c0-YmQzZ



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

Welcome to the 60s

Description:

Popular music began to work its way onto the Broadway stage ... Frederick Loewe and Alan Lerner premiere Camelot, their last Broadway show, in 1960 ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:128
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 7
Provided by: ocv
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: Welcome to the 60s


1
Welcome to the 60s
  • Broadway in the 1960s

2
A time of change to the musical
  • Musical theatre began to shift towards a more
    contemporary sound
  • Some composers and shows began to explore social
    issues
  • Popular music began to work its way onto the
    Broadway stage
  • Racial integration into the Broadway stage

3
Last hurrah for the Golden Age composers
  • Frederick Loewe and Alan Lerner premiere Camelot,
    their last Broadway show, in 1960
  • Richard Rodgers wrote lyrics to a minor hit
    called No Strings in 1962
  • Rodgers also writes music to a show called Do I
    Hear a Waltz?
  • Frank Loesser writes his last major hit, How To
    Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

4
New faces come to Prominance
  • Composer Jerry Bock
  • She Loves Me (1963)
  • Fiddler on the Roof (1964)
  • The Apple Tree (1966)
  • Composer/Lyricist Jerry Herman
  • Hello, Dolly! (1964)
  • Mame (1966)
  • Composer/Lyricist Stephen Sondheim
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
    (1962)
  • Anyone Can Whistle (1964)
  • Lyrics to Do I Hear a Waltz?

5
The Book Musical continues to Thrive
  • The Fantasticks (1960)
  • Bye, Bye, Birdie (1960)
  • Oliver! (1963)
  • Funny Girl! (1964)
  • Man of La Mancha (1965)
  • Sweet Charity (1966)
  • Youre A Good Man, Charlie Brown (1967)
  • George M!
  • 1776 (1969)

6
New Directions in Musical Theatre
  • Cabaret (1966)- Moved towards the concept
    musical, which comments on situations rather
    than move the plot
  • Hair (1968)- The first rock musical, commenting
    on social issues, such as the Vietnam War
About PowerShow.com