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Writing the Broadway musical

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Published by Da Capo Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Popular music -- Writing and publishing,
    • Musicals -- Writing and publishing,
    • Playwriting,
    • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Aaron Frankel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMT67 .F78 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6786031M
      ISBN 100306809435
      LC Control Number00040490

      Formatting a musical script follows a specific structure on font name and sizes used, line spacing and text margins and indentations. It helps make the script easier to read and scan from one part of a page to the next. Before writing the script, draft an outline first. This includes the breakdown of the acts and scenes, the different parts of.


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Using copious examples from classic shows, Frankel has created the quintessential musical writers' how-to. Among the topics:definitions of musical theater; differences between musical books and straight plays and.

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No Standard(s) As an art form, the Broadway-style musical is upwards of a hundred years old. (Show Boat is nearly ninety, and while it certainly broke new ground, it was hardly The First Musical.)Yet in all that time, with the thousands upon thousands of musicals that have been written, performed, and published, the Writing the Broadway musical book has yet to settle on a standard format for the libretto (the.

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Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated gh musical theatre overlaps with other theatrical forms like opera and dance, it may be.

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