6 episodes

This series is designed to introduce middle and high school audiences to the many aspects of musical theater. Using examples of the best that Broadway musicals have to offer, Heather Nathans, Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Maryland, talks about the history of musical theater in America; its structure and elements of a musical (do you know what an "I Want" song is?); musical theater's role in making social commentary, and its legacy.

Words and Music: Musical Theater in America ARTSEDGE: The Kennedy Center's Arts Education Network

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    • 5.0, 11 Ratings

This series is designed to introduce middle and high school audiences to the many aspects of musical theater. Using examples of the best that Broadway musicals have to offer, Heather Nathans, Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Maryland, talks about the history of musical theater in America; its structure and elements of a musical (do you know what an "I Want" song is?); musical theater's role in making social commentary, and its legacy.

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5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

musiclover12 ,

Very Informative

Great info! Worth Downloading!I have heard alot of bad podcasts and this is not one of them! Great for actors and theatre goers alike!

brantelg ,

Excellent Podcast!!!

I have really enjoyed this podcast so far. Extremely well-written and delivered. Good basic intro to musical theater.

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