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theatres and other performance spaces. In addition to Britain and North America, there are vibrant musical theatre scenes in many countries in Europe, Latin America, Australasia and Asia. Although music has been a part of dramatic presentations since ancient times, modern musical theatre

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The musical film is a film genre in which songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. The songs are used to advance the plot or develop the film's characters, but some musical films (e.g. Down Argentine Way ) simply plop the songs in as unrelated "specialties" (also

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from Australia, Britain, Canada and the United States, featuring a broad spectrum of contemporary musical styles including R&B, jazz, hip-hop, Broadway, emo-pop, rock, punk, ska, country and opera. NYMF premieres have ranged from original pieces like Next To Normal , Altar Boyz , Gutenberg

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Stephen Sondheim print that pageTimeline of Stephen Sondheim

a private Quaker preparatory school in Bucks County, Pennsylvania , where he wrote his first musical ("By George!"). He also spent several summers at Camp Androscoggin . [ 3 ] He graduated from George School in 1946. Sondheim traces his interest in theatre to Very Warm for May , a Broadway

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Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado . Their works, later known as the Savoy operas , dominated the musical stage on both sides of the Atlantic for more than a decade and continue to be performed today. The structure and style of these operas, particularly Pinafore , were much copied and contributed

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A rock musical is a musical theatre work with rock music . The genre of rock musical may overlap somewhat with album musicals , concept albums and song cycles , as they sometimes tell a story through the rock music, and some album musicals and concept albums become rock musicals. Notable

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Lloyd Webber has achieved great popular success in musical theatre, and has been referred to as "the most commercially successful composer in history." [ 1 ] Several of his musicals have run for more than a decade both in the West End and on Broadway. He has composed 13 musicals, a song cycle

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of production in excess of that which is needed to keep it employed in its current use Rent musical ) , a stage musical by Jonathan Larson , directed by Michael Greif Rent (film) , a 2005 movie version of the musical , directed by Chris Columbus Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway , the final

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Roger Miller print that pageTimeline of Roger Miller


After growing up in Oklahoma and serving in the United States Army, Miller began his musical career as a songwriter in the late 1950s, penning such hits as " Billy Bayou " and "Home" for Jim Reeves and "Invitation to the Blues" for Ray Price . He later started a recording career and reached

Elton John print that pageTimeline of Elton John


In his four-decade career John has sold more than 250 million records, making him one of the most successful artists of all time . [ 1 ] His single " Candle in the Wind 1997 " has sold over 33 million copies worldwide, and is the best selling single in Billboard history. [ 2 ] He has more