Fall 2017 Course Descriptions for Theater

THE 220 History of American Film Musicals
Starting with the 1920s, the content will involve trends, performers and, of course, influential movie musicals. All elements of each film-music, dancing, book, staging, costumes, etc. will be discussed, compared and contrasted. This course deals with the history of one of the most uniquely American contributions to the world of entertainment - the musical film.