After this, he began creating a new style, folk opera. He create his piece called “Porgy and Bess” that withheld very popular songs during this time. The song, “I love Porgy,” is more enjoyable than “Summertime” because he added a little bit of beat, rhythm, and more of a jazz feel to the background adding texture to the piece. After doing work on Broadway, the brother duo took on Hollywood. Upon the arrival of Hollywood, they created a musical film, “Shall We Dance,” that included several new pieces of music.
Gypsy provided tremendous entertainment while still giving the audience real material that was thought provoking. Audience members find themselves tapping their toes to the good beats and catchy lyrics, but also wondering what are Rose’s true motives and other storyline questions. Work coming after Gypsy such as, Chicago incorporated this fun-spirited yet dynamic story to the overall musical experience. This is a significant impact on the world of American musical theatre, because American musicals had already been well established by the late 1950s. In conclusion, Gypsy is an American musical that has helped shape the role of complex storylines with high entertainment into the world of theatre.
As I watched the movie for the first time I felt great and yet, a bit bewildered to see so many brown faces on stage at the same time but ultimately I truly loved the feeling of it. I only wish that more plays or even movies would include Latinos onto the stage. I feel that the fact that Luis Valdez created a more American type of play made it more possible to be seen by many more people. If Zoot Suit would have been kept as an acto its audience would have been selective and minimal.
This allows the audience to understand the emotions which are being portrayed by the characters in the film. As well as the suspense which is being brought on also the mood of the dialogue in each scene. Howard Shore caused a musical adventure and created an environment musically that helped the audience have an emotional feel for the movie also to help increase the dialogue and action to the film. This allowed the film the “cherry on top” complete feeling; intensifying the movie experience. Throughout the film Howard Shore incorporates many popular artists such as: Sia, Vampire Weekend, Muse, CeeLo Green Beck & Bat for Lashes and the list continues with a few more great bands and artists which were featured in the film.
As one of the people involved in the musical theatre world, Johnathan Tweedie, said: 'musical theatre is higher form of art'. Sometimes in everyday life people can't find words to express exactly what it is that they want to say, so in the form of musical theatre they break into song and they can express themselves through movement, because I feel that singing and dancing allows a person to express themselves in many different ways and on a deeper level than words can express. Musicals aren't anything new, as the history proves its connections with ancient Greek and Roman theatre. Usually they have a light tone and also have some humour. There can be many different stories told from love stories to murder stories.
It convey different plot that enhance and portray each character’ personality into musical movie with humor and ironic. The movie has a vibrant set, several entertaining musical sequence, richly hued costumes and the finest actors. Furthermore, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella have the perfect casts to played in this movie. The color blind casting for this movie were a genius because the casts, which were chosen based off the
John Williams adds magic and tells the story of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone through his composed music. The film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, opens up with a grand tune. It is called “Harry’s Wondrous World.” The song is played by a full orchestra. It is a song that sounds magical, majestic, and extremely impressive. The songs purpose is to not only excited the audience for what is too happened in the movie, but it also gives some foreshadowing into the tone and events of the movie.
Musical film is a type of genre that works music into film and can generally help the plot of the movie, as well as the characters, move forward and advance. In some musical films, interruption by musical numbers is part of a characteristic of musicals as well as the abrupt breakout in dance numbers in between scenes. Often these types of films are set up just like a traditional live theater show but contain more performers and more outrageous backgrounds that are impossible to fit inside a theater. One musical film that has become an instant classic since it came out is La La Land which is one of the greatest-romantic-musical films of this generation and should be recommended for all musical lovers. La La Land shows the hardships that a person
The highly popular Broadway hit unfolds a story of the journey of a female singing group during the 1960s. The story evolves upon the making of a singing group as the... ... middle of paper ... ...end. The casts, the plot and the productions worked harmoniously in bringing Dreamgirls magical and touching at the same time. Behind the power-belter songs sang during the entire performance, leaving us trails of endless goose bumps as casts reached high notes so impeccably are deeper lessons on dreams, greed, love and acceptance. It was also touching the topic on race, having the majority of the casts composed of talented African-American artists.
Rap musicals such as ‘Hamilton’ and ‘In The Heights’, Pop musicals including ‘Waitress’ and ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ and Rock musicals of ‘American Idiot’ and ‘Spring Awakening’. Together they pushed boundaries of a ‘traditional’ musical theatre sound, and brought in something never before seen. Due to the influence of ‘Rent’, controversial issues and themes began to be explored more, such as Teen suicide, Murder, Ethnic barriers and everything else, which brought with them, a world of opportunities. It was clear that musical theatre was once again showing for a promising