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Definitions

  1. Show Boat is a 1951 Technicolor film based on the musical by Jerome Kern (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (script and lyrics) and the novel by Edna Ferber. (Web site)
  2. Show Boat is a cornucopia of famous, favorite songs -- songs that many people today do not realize first appeared in this musical.
  3. Show Boat is the name of a musical film based on the stage musical of the same name by Oscar Hammerstein II, which was adapted from the novel by Edna Ferber. (Web site)
  4. Show Boat is a landmark in the history of American musical theater.
  5. Show Boat is a classic musical of the stage, which means it has a formulaic plot, stock characters and lovely little songs that seem to come from nowhere.

Quite Progressive

  1. Show Boat boldly portrayed racial difficulties, and for a 1927 show it was quite progressive in doing so.

Stage

  1. Show Boat has continued to be successful on both stage and screen.

Series

  1. On stage, Show Boat debuted in 1927 - it was the first musical play, differing from previous musical revues (a series of musical numbers strung together).

Julie

  1. A half hour later, in the kitchen pantry of "Cotton Blossom", Magnolia confesses to Julie -- star of the Show Boat -- that she has just fallen in love.

Opera Houses

  1. Show Boat, West Side Story, Brigadoon, Sweeney Todd, Evita and others tell dramatic stories through complex music and are now sometimes seen in opera houses. (Web site)

Original Cast

  1. This was the first American "original cast" recording of Show Boat, although it was of the 1946 cast, not the 1927 one. (Web site)

Paul Robeson

  1. In the 1936 film version of Show Boat, Paul Robeson, as Joe, a stevedore, sings Ol' Man River in what might be called an ancestor of the modern music video.

Robeson

  1. However, Robeson did include a portion of these lyrics in the 1932 4-record 78 RPM album of selections from Show Boat. (Web site)

Musical Score

  1. The musical score of Show Boat is integrated with the show's dramatic narrative.

Musical Films

  1. Although dozens of Kern's musicals and musical films were hits, only Show Boat is now regularly revived. (Web site)

Original Material

  1. Typically, productions pick and choose from the original material and fashion a distinct version of Show Boat.

Broadway Musicals

  1. Anne Allan is a musical theatre director who has directed many Broadway musicals such as Ragtime, Candide, Show Boat, Barrymore and Kiss of the Spider Woman. (Web site)

Operetta

  1. The fantasy world of the operetta is represented by the show boat and its theatrical escapism.

Kern

  1. The team of Hammerstein and Kern paired up and wrote several successful musicals over the next decade; their most famous being Show Boat.
  2. Finally, looking for an entirely different type of musical, Kern decided to adapt Edna Ferber 's novel "Show Boat" to the musical stage. (Web site)
  3. After appearing in the 1929 film version of Show Boat, Morgan went on to star in Kern and Hammerstein's Broadway musical, Sweet Adeline. (Web site)

Ava Gardner

  1. Ava Gardner 's unused vocal performance of "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" for Show Boat before she was dubbed by vocalist Annette Warren. (Web site)

American Musical Theater

  1. Historians of American musical theater usually describe Show Boat as the first "integrated" musical without considering its complicated politics of race.
  2. Show Boat became an institution in American musical theater because of its skillful integration of operetta, realistic drama, and musical comedy.

Album

  1. Columbia 's first original Broadway cast album was the 1946 revival of Show Boat, soon followed by an album of Finian's Rainbow.

Show

  1. A close examination of " Show Boat " reveals that it is actually quite progressive for a show that was written in 1927.

Songs

  1. While most Kern musicals have largely been forgotten except for their songs, Show Boat remains well-remembered and frequently seen. (Web site)

Film Version

  1. Show Boat has been made into a movie three times, unless one counts the mini-version seen in Till the Clouds Roll By as a film version of the show.

American Musical Theatre

  1. Show Boat the musical is widely considered one of the most influential works of the American musical theatre. (Web site)
  2. With Show Boat a new art form emerged in the American musical theatre for the first time: the musical play as distinguished from musical comedy.

Masterpieces

  1. Show Boat, often revived, is still considered to be one of the masterpieces of the American musical theatre. (Web site)

Broadway

  1. Hammerstein co-wrote songs for Broadway during the '20s with lyricist Otto Harbach including Show Boat and Sweet Adeline (1929).
  2. Until Show Boat opened on Broadway in late 1927, shows were fluff musical comedies or high-drama operettas.

Revival

  1. It was for a revival of Show Boat on Broadway, in 1946, that Kern wrote the last song of his rich career, "No One But Me".

Revivals

  1. From 1964 to 1969, he put on a series of shows including revivals of his own works and such classics as Annie Get Your Gun and Show Boat. (Web site)

Musicals

  1. Hammerstein enjoyed a major career as lyricist for composer Jerome Kern on many musicals and operettas, most notably Show Boat.

Musical

  1. In 1927, the musical Show Boat became a turning point in the development of American musical theatre.
  2. She reprised the role of 'Julie' on Broadway in the most recent revival of the musical Show Boat directed by Hal Prince. (Web site)
  3. Robeson's association with Wales began in 1928 while he was performing in London in the musical Show Boat.

Oscar Hammerstein

  1. In 1927, Kern teamed with Oscar Hammerstein II and the two adapted Edna Ferber's novel into one of the greatest of all American musicals: Show Boat. (Web site)

Jerome Kern

  1. And continuing in this vein, he made a recording of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II 's song, Ol' Man River, from Show Boat. (Web site)
  2. The first musicals were born of vaudeville and opera, but the Broadway musical as we know it began with Show Boat, by Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern. (Web site)
  3. Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's collaborative effort in musical theatre, Show Boat, is a celebration of family, both nuclear and extended.

Show Boat

  1. As recent revivals of Show Boat, Oklahoma!, Carousel, and The King and I in London and New York, show, Hammerstein could be very tough-minded indeed. (Web site)
  2. As recent revivals of Show Boat, Oklahoma!, Carousel, and The King and I in London and New York show, Hammerstein could be very tough-minded indeed. (Web site)
  3. Hammerstein and Jerome Kern wrote eight musicals together, including Sweet Adeline, Music in the Air, and their masterpiece, Show Boat. (Web site)

Categories

  1. Jerome Kern
  2. Oscar Hammerstein
  3. Musical
  4. Revivals
  5. Culture > Arts > Theatre > Broadway
  6. Books about "Show Boat" in Amazon.com

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