Staff Picks: BroadwayWorld Selects Performances That Will Make You Cry, Staff Picks: BroadwayWorld Selects Cast Recordings That Make Us Feel Nostalgic, Staff Picks: BroadwayWorld Selects Movie Musicals to Watch for the Choreography. - Reginald Tresilian. See more ideas about Musicals, Broadway, Golden age. Broadway Rewind: THE VISIT Arrives on Broadway with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & More! After performing in a production of it in high school, I watched the movie for the first time and fell in love. Or Do I Hear a Waltz. How interesting that only four of Maslon's selections are the same as Stanley Richards' - Kiss Me Kate, Fiddler on the Roof, Gypsy, and 1776. Would Laurents and/or his estate have more control over who gets to publish WSS than Gypsy? And as is pointed out, these are chosen by how they read, so that cuts out Oklahoma's dream ballet. Some well-known legit singer-actors from this time period include Julie Andrews, Alfred Drake, Barbara Cook, and John Raitt. By the way… If you like this post, you might also like: Which of these musicals of the 1930s is your favorite? )As editor Laurence Maslon explains, his selection is based on how well the book and lyrics *read* not in how great they've been on stage.Is it legitimate to judge them in this way (page, not stage)? Sign up to get FREE 29-page eBook of singing tips and advice. Story lines often revolved around themes of ‘boy meets girl’ and settle down together. It does not equate to 1776. Or have you ever played a role in any of these musicals from the 1930s? VIDEO: John Gallagher Jr. & Gillian Jacobs Play 'Sorry, Bye', VIDEO: THE CHAOS TWINS Are Joined by Jocelyn Bioh- Wednesday at 4pm. While Oklahoma is a nice musical, it is nothing more than fluff. Always has been and always will be my favorite. Doris Day in her prime!" Dr. Darren Wicks is the founder of Total Voice Studio. Pure magic!" The production ushered in a new period of American Musical Theatre now referred as The Golden Age that continued for another 20 years into the 60s. I would replace Finian's Rainbow with Carousel and maybe 1776 and Forum could be replaced by West Side Story and The King and I (sorry Dolly, but I think it would have to be left out), but other than that it is a great collection of librettos. - Alan Henry, Regional Managing Editor, "No question Calamity Jane-Whip Crack away whip crack away whip crack awaaayyyyyy. - Stephi Wild, Newsdesk Editor, "Meet Me in St. Louis. Damn Yankees over Finian's. Some well-known legit singer-actors from this time period include, – Music by Duke Ellington, Lyrics by John La Touche, (1955) – music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, (1957) – book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, (1959) – music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book by Arthur Laurents, Singing to a Tough Audience – A Busker’s Tale, Jazz Singing – An Interview with Jazz Legend Sharny Russell. As theatre fans everywhere prepare for another two months without Broadway, BroadwayWorld wants to make sure that you stay sane while social distancing. I think it's cheap to use this page to create traffic. I'm just thankful for the trouble that went into it in tracking down as close as possible the original *performance* versions of these shows. Vanessa Williams & More Join Veteran's Day Virtual Event, The 16 Greatest American Musicals in the Golden Age, according to the Library of America. BroadwayHD's November Lineup - A KILLER PARTY, HEDWIG, and More! A no brainer. Judy Garland in her absolute prime, looking impossibly gorgeous (Fun fact: Vincente Minnelli shot and lit Judy with the utmost care because he loved her so much. © 2018 DR. DARREN WICKS.| TOTAL VOICE STUDIO | All rights reserved. Enter your details below and I will send a free worksheet containing links to all the resources mentioned, a complete transcript of the interview with Renée. Staff Picks: BroadwayWorld Selects Best Golden Age Movie Musicals! Your voice is in great hands at Total Voice Studio. - Alex Freeman, Regional Sales Manager, "Now and forever 'The Wizard of Oz'. 18 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week! Also, there is a selection of 40 audition songs for men and women. Darren Wicks is one of Melbourne’s most outstanding singing teachers, with impressive credentials and track record. but not one of the Princess musicals? With a career spanning 25 years, Darren brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his teaching. Jun 11, 2020 - Explore Custom Broadway's board "Golden Age Broadway" on Pinterest. The emergence of musical theatre as a popular form of performance was widely attributed to the composer/lyricist duo, Rodgers and Hammerstein, who came onto the Broadway scene in the early 1940s.