Play (theatre)

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Play (theatre)

Category:Performing artsadd

Category: Movies & TV (17)

Launched in 1514.

Countries: (50%), (50%)

Main connection: Broadway theatre




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The first musical of American origin was premiered in Philadelphia in 1767, and was called The Disappointment, however, this play never made it to production add something


Around the 1920s, theatre styles were beginning to be defined more clearly add something


This theatre style originated in the 1940s when Antonin Artaud hypothesized about the effects of expressing through the body as opposed to by socially conditioned thought add something


In 1946, he wrote a preface to his works in which he explained how he came to write what and the way he did add something


A similar situation occurred during the 1960s, when composers were scarce and musicals lacked vibrancy and entertainment value add something


By the 1990s, there were very few original Broadway musicals, as many were recreations of movies or novels add something