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Based on the novel by Edna Ferber Showboat was written by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II (Smith 627). Showboat was premiered in the Ziegfeld Theatre on December 27, 1927 (Smith 627). The 1926 novel chronicled the lives of a musical and racially integrated cast upon the Cotton Blossom. The production of Showboat marked the rebirth of musical theater because it set the standards for any American Musical by shattering theatrical traditions. For the first time Showboat would introduce a well written production with incorporated and advanced music and lyrics that furthered the plot.
The Broadway League. n.d. 30 July 2011 . Ullom, Jeffrey. "There is am "I" in artist": dysfunctunal collaborations and the doomed 'Pop Musicals" Come (1994) and The Capeman (1998)." Studies in Musical Theatre 4.2 (2010): 211-225.
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