620 relations: A Chinese Honeymoon, A Chorus Line, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, A Gaiety Girl, A Little Night Music, A Trip to Chinatown, ABBA, Abe Burrows, Act (drama), Adele Astaire, Adolph Green, African Americans, Agnes de Mille, Aida (musical), Alain Boublil, Alan Jay Lerner, AllMusic, Ally McBeal, Amateur theatre, American Association of Community Theatre, American Idiot (musical), Andrew Lamb (writer), Andrew Lloyd Webber, Angela Lansbury, Anime, Anne Midgette, Annie (1999 film), Annie (musical), Annie Get Your Gun (musical), Annie Oakley, Anthony Tommasini, Antisemitism, Any Dream Will Do (TV series), Anyone Can Whistle, Anything Goes, Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In, Argentina, Arthur Laurents, As Thousands Cheer, Assassins (musical), Avenue Q, Babes in Arms, Babes in Toyland (operetta), Ballad opera, Barbra Streisand, Bass guitar, Bat Boy: The Musical, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Baz Luhrmann, Beauty and the Beast (musical), ..., Ben Brantley, Bernadette Peters, Betty Comden, Billy Elliot the Musical, Billy Joel, Blitz!, Blood Brothers (musical), Bob Fosse, Bob's Burgers, Bollywood, Broadway theatre, Brooks Atkinson, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Burletta, Burt Shevelove, Burton Lane, Cabaret (1972 film), Cabaret (musical), California Gold Rush, Camelot (musical), Cameron Mackintosh, Cantonese, Carousel (musical), Cast recording, Catholic Church, Cats (musical), Celebration (musical), Central Academy of Drama, Chandelier, Charlemagne, Charles Frohman, Chicago (2002 film), Chicago (musical), Chinese opera, Choreography, Chu Chin Chow, Cinderella (1997 film), Civil and political rights, Classical Indian musical theatre, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Cole Porter, Comédie en vaudevilles, Comic opera, Commedia dell'arte, Company (musical), Concept album, Contact (musical), Cop Rock, Costume, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (TV series), Cyndi Lauper, Damn Yankees, Damon Runyon, Dance of the Vampires, Daria, David Merrick, Dear World, Dexter's Laboratory, Dialogue, Disney Theatrical Productions, Dorothy (opera), Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, Dr. Seuss, Dracula (Czech musical), Dreamgirls, Dreamgirls (film), Drum kit, DuBarry Was a Lady, Edward Harrigan, Edward Kleban, Edwardian musical comedy, El Capitan (operetta), Elaine Paige, Electric guitar, Elisabeth (musical), Elixier, Elton John, Enchanted (film), Ernest in Love, Ethel Merman, Ethel Waters, Eva Perón, Evita (1996 film), Evita (musical), Extravaganza, Eydie Gormé, Falsettoland, Falsettos, Fame (musical), Family Guy, Fascinating Rhythm, Fay Templeton, Federico Fellini, Fiddler on the Roof, Fiddler on the Roof (film), Finian's Rainbow, Flight of the Conchords (TV series), Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., Florodora, Folk music, Follies, Fox Broadcasting Company, François Cellier, Frank J. Oteri, Frank Loesser, Frank Vlastnik, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Franz Lehár, Fred Astaire, Fred Ebb, Fred Saidy, Frederick Loewe, Fringe theatre, Frozen (2013 film), Fun Home (musical), Funny Face (musical), Funny Girl (musical), Gaiety Girls, Gaiety Theatre, London, Gaston Leroux, Gay Nineties, George Abbott, George Bernard Shaw, George Edwardes, George Gershwin, George M. Cohan, Georges Seurat, Gerald Bordman, Gilbert and Sullivan, Gillian Lynne, Glee (TV series), Godspell, Gone with the Wind (musical), Gower Champion, Grease (film), Grease (musical), Grease: Live, Grease: You're the One That I Want!, Great Depression, Greenwich Village, Groundhog Day (musical), Guy Bolton, Guys and Dolls, Gypsy (1993 film), Gypsy (musical), Gypsy Rose Lee, H.M.S. Pinafore, Hair (musical), Hairspray (2007 film), Hairspray (musical), Hamilton (musical), Hannah Montana, Harold Arlen, Harold Prince, Hedwig and the Angry Inch (musical), Hello, Dolly! (musical), Hello, Dolly! (song), Hellzapoppin (musical), Henry Purcell, Here Lies Love, Hervé (composer), High School Musical, Hong Kong, How Do You Solve a Problem like Maria?, How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000 film), Hoy No Me Puedo Levantar, I Do! I Do! (musical), I'd Do Anything (2008 TV series), I'd Rather Be Right, Ian Bradley, In the Heights, In Town (musical), Incidental music, Indian classical dance, Indian classical drama, Industrial musical, Industrial Revolution, Intermission, Into the Woods, Into the Woods (film), Ira Gershwin, Irene (musical), Irving Berlin, Israel, Italian Americans, ITV (TV network), Ivan Caryll, Ivor Novello, Jacques Offenbach, James Kirkwood Jr., Japan, Jason Robert Brown, Jazz, Jean-Baptiste Lully, Jeanine Tesori, Jerome Kern, Jerome Robbins, Jerry Herman, Jerry's Girls, Jersey Boys, Jessie Bond, Jesus Christ Superstar, Johann Strauss II, John Blow, John D'Auban, John Gay, John Kander, John Kenrick (theatre writer), John Philip Sousa, John Steele Gordon, Jonathan Larson, Joseph Papp, Journal of the Society for American Music, Jukebox musical, Jule Styne, Julie Andrews, Kat and the Kings, Kiki's Delivery Service, Kinky Boots (musical), Kiss Me, Kate, Knickerbocker Holiday, Kurt Gänzl, Kurt Weill, La bohème, La Cage aux Folles (musical), La La Land (film), Lady, Be Good (musical), Larry Gelbart, Laura Keene, Leave It to Jane, Lee Remick, Legally Blonde (musical), Legally Blonde: The Musical – The Search for Elle Woods, Legitimate theater, Leonard Bernstein, Lerner and Loewe, Les cloches de Corneville, Les Misérables (2012 film), Les Misérables (musical), Lewis Hallam, Libretto, Lillian Russell, Lionel Monckton, Lisa Kron, List of Batman: The Brave and the Bold episodes, List of opera genres, Lists of musicals, Little Mary Sunshine, Little Shop of Horrors (film), Little Shop of Horrors (musical), Liturgy, Long-running musical theatre productions, Lord of the Rings (musical), Louis Armstrong, Lower East Side, Lucille Lortel Awards, Ludwig II (musical), Mack and Mabel, Madama Butterfly, Madness (band), Mame (musical), Mamma Mia!, Mamma Mia! (film), Man of La Mancha, Manga, Manhattan, Marilyn Miller, Mark Lubbock, Marvin Hamlisch, Mary Poppins (musical), Masque, Maury Yeston, Melodrama, Meredith Willson, Merrily We Roll Along (musical), Michael Bennett (theater), Michael John LaChiusa, Michael William Balfe, Microphone, Milk and Honey (musical), Minimusical, Minstrel show, Miss Saigon, Mlle. Modiste, Molière, Moss Hart, Moulin Rouge!, Movin' Out (musical), Mozart!, Mozart, l'opéra rock, Music director, Music hall, Musical ensemble, Musical film, My Fair Lady, My Fair Lady (film), My One and Only (musical), Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, National Endowment for the Arts, National Operatic and Dramatic Association, Naughty Marietta (operetta), Nazism, NBC, Nederlander Theatre, Neil Patrick Harris, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Next to Normal, Nicholas Dante, Nine (2009 live-action film), Nine (musical), No, No, Nanette, Noël Coward, Noh, Notre-Dame de Paris (musical), Of Thee I Sing, Off-Broadway, Oh, Kay!, Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin', Oklahoma!, Oliver! (film), On the Town (musical), On Your Toes, Once More, with Feeling (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Once Upon a Mattress, Once Upon a Time (TV series), Opéra comique, Opera, Opera buffa, Opera in English, Operetta, Orchestra, Orchestration, Orson Welles, Oscar Hammerstein II, Oscar Straus (composer), Oscar Wilde, Our House (musical), Over the Rainbow (2010 TV series), Overture, Oz (TV series), Oz Before the Rainbow, P. G. Wodehouse, P. T. Barnum, Pacific Overtures, Pageant wagon, Paint Your Wagon (musical), Pantomime, Parade (musical), Pathos, Patti LuPone, Paul Laird, Perchance to Dream (musical), Peter Filichia, Peter Pan Live!, Petula Clark, Pippin (musical), Pit orchestra, Pitch Perfect, Plautus, Play (theatre), Popular music, Porgy and Bess, President of the United States, Princess Theatre (New York City, 1913–1955), Prohibition, Psych, Psych: The Musical, Puerto Ricans, Pulitzer Prize, Purlie, Pygmalion (play), Queen (band), Racism, Rags (musical), Ragtime, Ragtime (musical), Raisin (musical), Rapping, Ray Bolger, Rebecca (musical), Recitative, Reginald De Koven, Regional theater in the United States, Renaissance, Rent (musical), Revue, Rex Harrison, Richard Maltby Jr., Richard Traubner, Rio (2011 film), Roaring Twenties, Robin Hood (comic opera), Rock music, Rock musical, Rock of Ages (musical), Rock opera, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Rodgers and Hart, Roméo et Juliette (musical), Rudolf Friml, Sailor Moon, Sailor Moon musicals, Salad Days (musical), Sally (musical), Sarafina! (musical), Savoy opera, Scenic design, Scrubs (TV series), Seymour Hicks, Show Boat, Show tune, Showtune (musical), Shrek The Musical, Shubert family, Shubert Theatre (New York City), Shuffle Along, Sidney Jones (composer), Sigmund Romberg, Singspiel, Smash (TV series), Snow.Wolf.Lake, Someone to Watch Over Me (song), Sound film, Sound reinforcement system, South Africa, South Pacific (2001 film), South Pacific (musical), South Park, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, Spamalot, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Spring Awakening (musical), Stage lighting, Standard Chinese, Starlight Express, Stephen Citron, Stephen Schwartz (composer), Stephen Sondheim, Sunday in the Park with George, Sung-through, Sunset Boulevard (musical), Supper Time, Susan Stroman, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007 film), T. S. Eliot, Taiwanese opera, Takarazuka Revue, Tangled, Tea for Two (song), Television film, Tenimyu, That '70s Show, That '70s Show (season 4), That's So Raven, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Arcadians (musical), The Band Wagon (musical), The Beggar's Opera, The Belle of New York (musical), The Bing Boys Are Here, The Black Crook, The Bohemian Girl, The Book of Mormon (musical), The Boy Friend (musical), The Boy from Oz, The Boys from Syracuse, The Broadway League, The Cat in the Hat (film), The Color Purple (musical), The Cradle Will Rock, The Dancing Years, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Fantasticks, The Flash (2014 TV series), The Fortune Teller (operetta), The Four Seasons (band), The Geisha, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Jazz Singer, The King and I, The Light in the Piazza (musical), The Lion King (musical), The Little Mermaid (1989 film), The Little Mermaid (musical), The Magic Flute, The Maid of the Mountains, The Merry Widow, The Mikado, The Music Man, The Music Man (2003 film), The Musical Quarterly, The Musical Sancho Panza, The Musical Times, The New York Times, The Pajama Game, The Phantom of the Opera (1986 musical), The Phantom of the Opera (2004 film), The Pirates of Penzance, The Powerpuff Girls, The Producers (musical), The Public Theater, The Quaker Girl, The Red Mill, The Rocky Horror Show, The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Siege of Rhodes, The Simpsons, The Sound of Music, The Sound of Music (film), The Sound of Music Live (2015), The Sound of Music Live!, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, The Threepenny Opera, The Wall Street Journal, The Walt Disney Company, The Who's Tommy, The Wiz, The Wiz Live!, The Wizard of Oz (1902 musical), Theatre, Theatre director, Theatre music, Theatre of ancient Greece, Theatrical property, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Tin Pan Alley, Tommy (album), Tommy Tune, Tony Award, Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical, Tony Award for Best Original Score, Trade union, Trevor Nunn, Tudor period, Two Gentlemen of Verona (musical), Tyne Daly, Urinetown, Variety show, Vaudeville, Victor Herbert, Victor/Victoria, Victorian burlesque, Vietnam War, Vivienne Segal, W. S. Gilbert, Waitress (musical), We Will Rock You (musical), West End theatre, West Side Story, West Side Story (film), What I Did for Love (A Chorus Line), Wicked (musical), William Shakespeare, Women in music, World War I, Xanadu (musical), Xena, Yakshagana, Yip Harburg, Yvonne Printemps, Zarzuela, Zero Mostel, Ziegfeld Follies, 2007–08 Writers Guild of America strike, 30 Rock, 42nd Street (musical), 8½. Expand index (570 more) » « Shrink index
A Chinese Honeymoon is a musical comedy in two acts by George Dance, with music by Howard Talbot and additional music by Ivan Caryll and others, and additional lyrics by Harry Greenbank and others.
A Chorus Line is a musical with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and a book by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas Dante.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.
A Gaiety Girl is an English musical comedy in two acts by a team of musical comedy neophytes: Owen Hall (book, on an outline by James T. Tanner), Harry Greenbank (lyrics) and Sidney Jones (music).
A Little Night Music is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler.
A Trip to Chinatown is a musical comedy in three acts by Charles H. Hoyt with music by Percy Gaunt and lyrics by Hoyt.
ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
Abe Burrows (December 18, 1910 – May 17, 1985) was an American humorist, author, and director for radio and the stage.
An act is a division or unit of a theatre work, including a play, film, opera, and musical theatre.
Adele, Lady Charles Cavendish (born Adele Marie Austerlitz; September 10, 1896 – January 25, 1981) was an American dancer, stage actress and singer.
Adolph Green (December 2, 1914 – October 23, 2002) was an American lyricist and playwright who, with long-time collaborator Betty Comden, penned the screenplays and songs for some of the most beloved movie musicals, particularly as part of Arthur Freed's production unit at Metro Goldwyn Mayer, during the genre's heyday.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Agnes George de Mille (September 18, 1905 – October 7, 1993) was an American dancer and choreographer.
Aida (also known as Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida) is a musical based on the opera of the same name by Giuseppe Verdi.
Alain Boublil (born 5 March 1941) is a French musical theatre lyricist and librettist, best known for his collaborations with the composer Claude-Michel Schönberg for musicals on Broadway and London's West End.
Alan Jay Lerner (August 31, 1918 – June 14, 1986) was an American lyricist and librettist.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Ally McBeal is an American legal comedy-drama television series, originally aired on Fox from September 8, 1997 to May 20, 2002.
Amateur theatre, also known as amateur dramatics, is theatre performed by amateur actors and singers.
The American Association of Community Theatre (also known as AACT) is a nonprofit corporation founded in 1986 to be the voice of community theater in the United States.
American Idiot is a sung-through stage adaptation of punk rock band Green Day's rock opera American Idiot.
Andrew Martin Lamb (born 23 September 1942) is an English writer, music historian, lecturer and broadcaster, known for his expertise in light music and musical theatre.
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber Kt (born 22 March 1948) is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre.
Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury, (born 16 October 1925) is an English-American-Irish actress who has appeared in theatre, television, and film, as well as a producer and singer.
Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.
Anne Midgette is an American journalist and classical music critic.
Annie is a 1999 American made-for-television musical-comedy-drama film from The Wonderful World of Disney, adapted from the 1977 Broadway musical of the same name by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin, and Thomas Meehan, which in turn is based on the 1924 Little Orphan Annie comic strip by Harold Gray.
Annie is a Broadway musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and book by Thomas Meehan.
Annie Get Your Gun is a musical with lyrics and music by Irving Berlin and a book by Dorothy Fields and her brother Herbert Fields.
Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Ann Mosey; August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926) was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter.
Anthony "Tony" Tommasini (born 1948) is chief music critic for The New York Times, and has authored three books.
Antisemitism (also spelled anti-Semitism or anti-semitism) is hostility to, prejudice, or discrimination against Jews.
Any Dream Will Do, is a 2007 talent show-themed television series produced by the BBC in the United Kingdom.
Anyone Can Whistle is a musical with a book by Arthur Laurents and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Anything Goes is a 1934 musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.
"Medley: Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)" (commonly called "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In", "The Age of Aquarius" or "Let the Sunshine In") is a medley of two songs written for the 1967 musical Hair by James Rado and Gerome Ragni (lyrics), and Galt MacDermot (music), released as a single by American R&B group The 5th Dimension.
Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.
Arthur Laurents (July 14, 1917 – May 5, 2011) was an American playwright, stage director and screenwriter.
As Thousands Cheer is a revue with a book by Moss Hart and music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, first performed in 1933.
Assassins is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. It uses the premise of a murderous carnival game to produce a revue-style portrayal of men and women who attempted (successfully or not) to assassinate Presidents of the United States.
Avenue Q is an American musical in two acts, conceived by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, who wrote the music and lyrics.
Babes in Arms is a 1937 musical comedy with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart and book by Rodgers and Hart.
Babes in Toyland is an operetta composed by Victor Herbert with a libretto by Glen MacDonough (1870–1924), which wove together various characters from Mother Goose nursery rhymes into a Christmas-themed musical extravaganza.
The ballad opera is a genre of English stage entertainment that originated in the early 18th century, and continued to develop over the following century and later.
Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
Bat Boy: The Musical is an American rock musical with a book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming and music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe, based on a June 23, 1992 Weekly World News story about a half-boy, half-bat, dubbed "Bat Boy", who grew up living in a cave.
Batman: The Brave and the Bold is an American animated television series based in part on the DC Comics series The Brave and the Bold which features two or more superheroes coming together to solve a crime or foil a super villain.
Baz Luhrmann (born Mark Anthony Luhrmann, 17 September 1962) is an Australian writer, director, and producer with projects spanning film, television, opera, theatre, music, and recording industries.
Beauty and the Beast is a musical with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton.
Benjamin D. "Ben" Brantley (born October 26, 1954) is an American journalist and the chief theater critic of The New York Times.
Bernadette Peters (born Bernadette Lazzara; February 28, 1948) is an American actress, singer and children's book author.
Betty Comden (born Basya Cohen, May 3, 1917 November 23, 2006) was one-half of the musical-comedy duo Comden and Green, who provided lyrics, libretti, and screenplays to some of the most beloved and successful Hollywood musicals and Broadway shows of the mid-20th century.
Billy Elliot the Musical is a musical based on the 2000 film Billy Elliot.
William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer and pianist.
Blitz! is a musical by Lionel Bart.
Blood Brothers is a musical with book, lyrics, and music by Willy Russell.
Robert Louis Fosse (June 23, 1927 – September 23, 1987) was an American dancer, musical theatre choreographer, director, screenwriter, film director and actor.
Bob's Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard that premiered on Fox on January 9, 2011.
Hindi cinema, often metonymously referred to as Bollywood, is the Indian Hindi-language film industry, based in the city of Mumbai (formerly Bombay), Maharashtra, India.
Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
Justin Brooks Atkinson (November 28, 1894 – January 14, 1984) was an American theatre critic.
Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story a musical in two acts written by Alan Janes, and featuring the music of Buddy Holly, opened at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre on 12 October 1989.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an American supernatural drama television series created by Joss Whedon under his production tag, Mutant Enemy Productions, with later co-executive producers being Jane Espenson, David Fury, David Greenwalt, Doug Petrie, Marti Noxon, and David Solomon.
In theater and music history, a burletta (Italian, meaning "little joke", sometimes burla or burlettina) is a brief comic opera.
Burt Shevelove (September 19, 1915 – April 8, 1982) was an American musical theater playwright, lyricist, librettist, and director.
Burton Levy (born Morris Hyman Kushner; February 2, 1912 – January 5, 1997) was an American composer and lyricist better known as Burton Lane.
Cabaret is a 1972 American musical drama film directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York, and Joel Grey.
Cabaret is a 1966 musical with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Joe Masteroff, based on John Van Druten's 1951 play I Am a Camera, which was adapted from the short novel Goodbye to Berlin (1939) by Christopher Isherwood.
The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California.
Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music).
Sir Cameron Anthony Mackintosh (born 17 October 1946) is a British theatrical producer and theatre owner notable for his association with many commercially successful musicals.
The Cantonese language is a variety of Chinese spoken in the city of Guangzhou (historically known as Canton) and its surrounding area in southeastern China.
Carousel is the second musical by the team of Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics).
A cast recording is a recording of a stage musical that is intended to document the songs as they were performed in the show and experienced by the audience.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Cats is a sung-through British musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot, and produced by Cameron Mackintosh.
Celebration is a musical with a book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt.
The Central Academy of Drama, abbreviated Zhong Xi (literally "central drama"), is a drama school in Beijing, China.
A chandelier (also known as girandole, candelabra lamp, or least commonly suspended lights) is a branched ornamental light fixture designed to be mounted on ceilings or walls.
Charlemagne or Charles the Great (Karl der Große, Carlo Magno; 2 April 742 – 28 January 814), numbered Charles I, was King of the Franks from 768, King of the Lombards from 774, and Holy Roman Emperor from 800.
Charles Frohman (July 15, 1856 – May 7, 1915) was an American theatrical producer.
Chicago is a 2002 American musical crime comedy-drama film based on the stage-musical of the same name, exploring the themes of celebrity, scandal, and corruption in Chicago during the Jazz Age.
Chicago is an American musical with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Ebb and Bob Fosse.
Traditional Chinese opera, or Xiqu, is a popular form of drama and musical theatre in China with roots going back to the early periods in China.
Choreography is the art or practice of designing sequences of movements of physical bodies (or their depictions) in which motion, form, or both are specified.
Chu Chin Chow is a musical comedy written, produced and directed by Oscar Asche, with music by Frederic Norton, based (with minor embellishments) on the story of Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves.
Cinderella (also known as Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella) is a 1997 American made-for-television romantic musical fantasy film from The Wonderful World of Disney, based on the fairy tale by Charles Perrault and the third version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's television movie musical following the 1957 and the 1965 versions.
Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals.
Classical Indian musical theatre is a sacred art of the Hindu temple culture.
Claude-Michel Schönberg (born 6 July 1944 in Vannes) is a French record producer, actor, singer, songwriter, and musical theatre composer, best known for his collaborations with lyricist Alain Boublil.
Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter.
The comédie en vaudevilles was a theatrical entertainment which began in Paris towards the end of the 17th century, in which comedy was enlivened through lyrics using the melody of popular vaudeville songs.
Comic opera denotes a sung dramatic work of a light or comic nature, usually with a happy ending.
(comedy of the profession) was an early form of professional theatre, originating from Italy, that was popular in Europe from the 16th through the 18th century.
Company is a 1970 musical comedy with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth.
A concept album is an album in which its tracks hold a larger purpose or meaning collectively than they do individually.
Contact is a musical "dance play" that was developed by Susan Stroman and John Weidman, with its "book" by Weidman and both choreography and direction by Stroman.
Cop Rock is an American musical police drama series that aired on ABC in 1990.
Costume is the distinctive style of dress of an individual or group that reflects their class, gender, profession, ethnicity, nationality, activity or epoch.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is an American romantic musical comedy-drama television series which premiered on October 12, 2015, on The CW.
Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist.
Damn Yankees is a musical comedy with a book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop, music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross.
Alfred Damon Runyon (October 4, 1880 – December 10, 1946) was an American newspaperman and short-story writer.
Dance of the Vampires (or Tanz der Vampire as the original German language version is named) is a musical remake of a 1967 Roman Polanski film of the same name (called The Fearless Vampire Killers in the USA).
Daria is an American adult animated sitcom created by Glenn Eichler and Susie Lewis Lynn.
David Merrick (November 27, 1911 – April 25, 2000) was a prolific Tony Award-winning American theatrical producer.
Dear World is a Broadway musical with a book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.
Dexter's Laboratory (commonly abbreviated as Dexter's Lab) is an American comic science fiction animated television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network and is the first of the network's Cartoon Cartoons.
Dialogue (sometimes spelled dialog in American English) is a written or spoken conversational exchange between two or more people, and a literary and theatrical form that depicts such an exchange.
Disney Theatrical Productions Limited (DTP), also known as Disney on Broadway, is the flagship stageplay and musical production company of the Disney Theatrical Group, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Studios, a major business unit of The Walt Disney Company.
Dorothy is a comic opera in three acts with music by Alfred Cellier and a libretto by B. C. Stephenson.
Theodor Seuss Geisel (March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American author, political cartoonist, poet, animator, book publisher, and artist, best known for authoring more than 60 children's books under the pen name Doctor Seuss (abbreviated Dr. Seuss).
Dracula is a Czech musical created by Karel Svoboda, Zdeněk Borovec and Richard Hes.
Dreamgirls is a Broadway musical, with music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen.
Dreamgirls is a 2006 American romantic musical drama film written and directed by Bill Condon and jointly produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
Du Barry Was a Lady is a Broadway musical, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, and the book by Herbert Fields and B.G. DeSylva.
Edward Harrigan (October 26, 1844 – June 6, 1911), sometimes called Ned Harrigan, was an Irish-American actor, singer, dancer, playwright, lyricist and theater producer who, together with Tony Hart (as Harrigan & Hart), formed one of the most celebrated theatrical partnerships of the 19th century.
Edward “Ed” Kleban (April 30, 1939 – December 28, 1987) was an American musical theatre composer and lyricist.
Edwardian musical comedy was a form of British musical theatre that extended beyond the reign of King Edward VII in both direction, beginning in the early 1890s, when the Gilbert and Sullivan operas' dominance had ended, until the rise of the American musicals by Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hart, George Gershwin and Cole Porter following the First World War.
El Capitan is an operetta in three acts by John Philip Sousa and has a libretto by Charles Klein (with lyrics by Charles Klein and Tom Frost).
Elaine Paige (born Elaine Jill Bickerstaff, 5 March 1948) is an English singer and actress best known for her work in musical theatre.
An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.
Elisabeth is a Viennese, German-language musical commissioned by the Vereinigte Bühnen Wien (VBW), with book/lyrics by Michael Kunze and music by Sylvester Levay.
Elixier is a German musical that premiered in 1997 in Leipzig, Germany under the direction of Horst Königstein.
Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.
Enchanted is a 2007 American musical fantasy romantic comedy film, produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Sonnenfeld and Josephson Entertainment.
Ernest in Love is a musical with a romantic love book and lyrics by Anne Croswell and music by Lee Pockriss.
Ethel Merman (born Ethel Agnes Zimmermann, January 16, 1908 – February 15, 1984) was an American actress and singer.
Ethel Waters (October 31, 1896 – September 1, 1977) was an American singer and actress.
Eva María Duarte de Perón (7 May 1919 – 26 July 1952) was the wife of Argentine President Juan Perón (1895–1974) and First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952.
Evita is a 1996 American musical drama film based on the 1976 concept album of the same name produced by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, which also inspired a 1978 musical.
Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics and book by Tim Rice.
An extravaganza is a literary or musical work (often musical theatre) characterized by freedom of style and structure and usually containing elements of burlesque, pantomime, music hall and parody.
Eydie Gormé (born Edith Garmezano; August 16, 1928 – August 10, 2013) was an American singer who performed solo as well as with her husband, Steve Lawrence, in popular ballads and swing.
Falsettoland is a musical with a book by James Lapine and music and lyrics by William Finn.
Falsettos is a musical with a book by William Finn and James Lapine, and music and lyrics by Finn.
Fame is a stage musical based on the 1980 musical film of the same name.
Family Guy is an American animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company.
"Fascinating Rhythm" is a popular song written by George Gershwin in 1924 with lyrics by Ira Gershwin.
Fay Templeton (December 25, 1865 – October 3, 1939) was an American actress, singer, songwriter and comedian.
Federico Fellini, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (20 January 1920 – 31 October 1993) was an Italian film director and screenwriter.
Fiddler on the Roof is a musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein, set in the Pale of Settlement of Imperial Russia in 1905.
Fiddler on the Roof is a 1971 American musical comedy-drama film produced and directed by Norman Jewison.
Finian's Rainbow is a musical with a book by E.Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy, lyrics by Harburg, and music by Burton Lane, produced by Lee Sabinson.
Flight of the Conchords is an American television comedy series that was first shown on HBO on June 17, 2007.
Florenz Edward Ziegfeld Jr. (March 21, 1867 – July 22, 1932), popularly known as Flo Ziegfeld, was an American Broadway impresario, notable for his series of theatrical revues, the Ziegfeld Follies (1907–1931), inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris.
Florodora is an Edwardian musical comedy.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Follies is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Goldman.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
François Arsène Cellier (14 December 1849–5 January 1914), often called Frank, was an English conductor and composer.
Frank J. Oteri (born May 12, 1964) is a New York City-based composer, a music journalist, lecturer, and new music advocateDrew McManus,, The Partial Observer, June 5, 2006.
Frank Henry Loesser (June 29, 1910 – July 28, 1969) was an American songwriter who wrote the lyrics and music to the Broadway musicals Guys and Dolls and How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, among others.
Frank Vlastnik (born May 30, 1969 in Peru, Illinois) is an American theatre and television actor.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sr. (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
Franz Lehár (italic; 30 April 1870 – 24 October 1948) was an Austro-Hungarian composer.
Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter.
Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 – September 11, 2004) was an American musical theatre lyricist who had many successful collaborations with composer John Kander.
Fred Saidy (February 11, 1907 - May 14, 1982) was an American playwright and screenwriter.
Frederick Loewe (originally German Friedrich (Fritz) Löwe; June 10, 1901 – February 14, 1988), was an Austrian-American composer.
Fringe theatre is theatre that is experimental in style or subject matter.
Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
Fun Home is a musical adapted by Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori from Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic memoir of the same name.
Funny Face is a 1927 musical composed by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and book by Fred Thompson and Paul Gerard Smith.
Funny Girl is a 1963 musical (opened on Broadway in 1964) with a book by Isobel Lennart, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Bob Merrill.
Gaiety Girls were the chorus girls in Edwardian musical comedies, beginning in the 1890s at the Gaiety Theatre, London, in the shows produced by George Edwardes.
The Gaiety Theatre was a West End theatre in London, located on Aldwych at the eastern end of the Strand.
Gaston Louis Alfred Leroux (6 May 186815 April 1927) was a French journalist and author of detective fiction.
The Gay Nineties is an American nostalgic term and a periodization of the history of the United States referring to the decade of the 1890s.
George Francis Abbott (June 25, 1887 – January 31, 1995) was an American theater producer and director, playwright, screenwriter, and film director and producer whose career spanned nine decades.
George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist.
George Joseph Edwardes (né Edwards) (8 October 1855 – 4 October 1915) was an English theatre manager and producer of Irish ancestry who brought a new era in musical theatre to the British stage and beyond.
George Jacob Gershwin (September 26, 1898 July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist.
George Michael Cohan (July 3, 1878November 5, 1942), known professionally as George M. Cohan, was an American entertainer, playwright, composer, lyricist, actor, singer, dancer and producer.
Georges-Pierre Seurat (2 December 1859 – 29 March 1891) was a French post-Impressionist painter and draftsman.
Gerald Martin Bordman (September 18, 1931 – May 9, 2011) was an American theatre historian, best known for authoring the reference volume The American Musical Theatre, first published in 1978.
Gilbert and Sullivan refers to the Victorian-era theatrical partnership of the dramatist W. S. Gilbert (1836–1911) and the composer Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900) and to the works they jointly created.
Dame Gillian Barbara Lynne, DBE (née Pyrke; born 20 February 1926) is a British ballerina, dancer, choreographer, actress, and theatre-television director, noted for her popular theatre choreography associated with two of the longest-running shows in Broadway history, Cats and The Phantom of the Opera.
Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on the Fox network in the United States from May 19, 2009, to March 20, 2015.
Godspell is a musical, composed by Stephen Schwartz with the spoken parts by John-Michael Tebelak.
Gone with the Wind is a musical based on the Margaret Mitchell's novel of the same name and its 1939 film adaptation, with music and lyrics by Margaret Martin, and a book by Martin, adapted by Sir Trevor Nunn.
Gower Carlyle Champion (June 22, 1919 – August 25, 1980) was an American actor, theatre director, choreographer, and dancer.
Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy film based on the musical of the same name.
Grease is a 1971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey.
Grease: Live (styzlized as Grease LIVE!) is a television special that was originally broadcast by Fox on January 31, 2016.
Grease: You're the One That I Want! is an NBC reality television series designed to cast the lead roles of Sandy Dumbrowski and Danny Zuko in a $10 million Broadway revival of the musical Grease to be directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Greenwich Village often referred to by locals as simply "the Village", is a neighborhood on the west side of Lower Manhattan, New York City.
Groundhog Day is a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, and a book by Danny Rubin.
Guy Reginald Bolton (23 November 1884 – 4 September 1979) was an Anglo-American playwright and writer of musical comedies.
Guys and Dolls is a musical with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows.
Gypsy is a 1993 American made-for-television musical comedy-drama film directed by Emile Ardolino.
Gypsy is a 1959 musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Arthur Laurents.
Gypsy Rose Lee (born Rose Louise Hovick, January 8, 1911 – April 26, 1970) was an American burlesque entertainer and vedette famous for her striptease act.
H.M.S. Pinafore; or, The Lass That Loved a Sailor is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and a libretto by W. S. Gilbert.
Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical is a rock musical with a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot.
Hairspray is a 2007 musical romantic comedy film based on the 2002 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was based on John Waters's 1988 comedy film of the same name.
Hairspray is an American musical with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman and a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray.
Hamilton: An American Musical is a sung- and rapped-through musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics, and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda,Donaldson, Kayleigh (2017).
Hannah Montana, also known as Hannah Montana Forever in its fourth and final season, is an American musical comedy television series created by Michael Poryes, Rich Correll, and Barry O'Brien.
Harold Arlen (born Hyman Arluck; February 15, 1905 – April 23, 1986) was an American composer of popular music who composed over 500 songs, a number of which have become known worldwide.
Harold Smith Prince (born January 30, 1928) is an American theatrical producer and director associated with many of the best-known Broadway musical productions of the 20th century.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a rock musical about a fictional rock and roll band fronted by a transgender East German singer, Hedwig Robinson.
Hello, Dolly! is a 1964 musical with lyrics and music by Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart.
"Hello, Dolly!" is the title song of the popular 1964 musical of the same name.
Hellzapoppin is a musical revue written by the comedy team of Olsen and Johnson, consisting of John "Ole" Olsen and Harold "Chic" Johnson, with music and lyrics by Sammy Fain and Charles Tobias.
Henry Purcell (or; c. 10 September 1659According to Holman and Thompson (Grove Music Online, see References) there is uncertainty regarding the year and day of birth. No record of baptism has been found. The year 1659 is based on Purcell's memorial tablet in Westminster Abbey and the frontispiece of his Sonnata's of III. Parts (London, 1683). The day 10 September is based on vague inscriptions in the manuscript GB-Cfm 88. It may also be relevant that he was appointed to his first salaried post on 10 September 1677, which would have been his eighteenth birthday. – 21 November 1695) was an English composer.
Here Lies Love is a concept album and rock musical made in collaboration between David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, about the life of the former First Lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos along with the woman who raised her—Estrella Cumpas—and follows Marcos until she and her family were forced to leave the Philippines.
Hervé, real name Louis Auguste Florimond Ronger, (30 June 1825 – 4 November 1892) was a French singer, composer, librettist, conductor and scene painter, whom Ernest Newman, following Reynaldo Hahn, credited with inventing the genre of operetta in Paris.
High School Musical is a 2006 American musical television film and the first installment in the ''High School Musical'' trilogy directed by Kenny Ortega.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? is a British reality television talent show that documented the search for an undiscovered musical theatre performer to play the role of Maria von Trapp in the 2006 Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Ian stage production of The Sound of Music.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (also known as Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas) is a 2000 American Christmas comedy film directed by Ron Howard and written by Jeffrey Price and Peter S. Seaman based on the 1957 story of the same name by Dr. Seuss.
Hoy no me puedo levantar (Today I Can't Get up) is a Spanish jukebox musical, with music and lyrics by José María Cano and Nacho Cano, former members of the band Mecano.
I Do! I Do! is a musical with a book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt which is based on the Jan de Hartog play The Fourposter.
I'd Do Anything was a 2008 talent show-themed television series produced by the BBC in the United Kingdom and broadcast on BBC One.
I'd Rather Be Right is a musical with a book by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, and music by Richard Rodgers.
Ian Campbell Bradley (born 28 May 1950) is a retired British academic, author, theologian, Church of Scotland minister, journalist and broadcaster.
In the Heights is a musical with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegría Hudes.
In Town is a musical comedy written by Adrian Ross and James T. Tanner, with music by F. Osmond Carr and lyrics by Ross.
Incidental music is music in a play, television program, radio program, video game, film, or some other presentation form that is not primarily musical.
Indian classical dance, or Shastriya Nritya, is an umbrella term for various performance arts rooted in religious Hindu musical theatre styles,, Quote: All of the dances considered to be part of the Indian classical canon (Bharata Natyam, Chhau, Kathak, Kathakali, Manipuri, Mohiniattam, Odissi, Sattriya and Yakshagana) trace their roots to religious practices (...) the Indian diaspora has led to the translocation of Hindu dances to Europe, North America and the world." whose theory and practice can be traced to the Sanskrit text Natya Shastra.
The term Indian classical drama refers to the tradition of dramatic literature and performance in ancient India.
An industrial musical is a musical performed internally for the employees or shareholders of a business, to create a feeling of being part of a team, to entertain, and/or to educate and motivate the management and salespeople to improve sales and profit.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
An intermission, also known as an interval in British and Indian English, is a recess between parts of a performance or production, such as for a theatrical play, opera, concert, or film screening.
Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine.
Into the Woods is a 2014 American musical fantasy film--> directed by Rob Marshall, and adapted to the screen by James Lapine from his and Stephen Sondheim's Broadway musical of the same name.
Ira Gershwin (6 December 1896 17 August 1983) was an American lyricist who collaborated with his younger brother, composer George Gershwin, to create some of the most memorable songs of the 20th century.
Irene is a musical with a book by James Montgomery, lyrics by Joseph McCarthy, and music by Harry Tierney.
Irving Berlin (born Israel Beilin (Израиль Моисеевич Бейлин) Ministry of Culture, Russian Federation – September 22, 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
Italian Americans (italoamericani or italo-americani) are an ethnic group consisting of Americans who have ancestry from Italy.
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
Félix Marie Henri Tilkin (12 May 1861 – 29 November 1921), better known by his pen name Ivan Caryll, was a Belgian composer of operettas and Edwardian musical comedies in the English language.
Ivor Novello (15 January 1893 – 6 March 1951), born David Ivor Davies, was a Welsh composer and actor who became one of the most popular British entertainers of the first half of the 20th century.
Jacques Offenbach (20 June 1819 – 5 October 1880) was a German-born French composer, cellist and impresario of the romantic period.
James Kirkwood Jr. (August 22, 1924 – April 21, 1989) was an American playwright, author and actor.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jason Robert Brown (born June 20, 1970) is an American musical theatre composer, lyricist, and playwright.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jean-Baptiste Lully (born Giovanni Battista Lulli,; 28 November 1632 – 22 March 1687) was an Italian-born French composer, instrumentalist, and dancer who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France.
Jeanine Tesori (born November 10, 1961, known earlier in her career as Jeanine Levenson)“,” Masterworks Broadway.
Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American composer of musical theatre and popular music.
Jerome Robbins (October 11, 1918 – July 29, 1998) was an American choreographer, director, dancer, and theater producer who worked in classical ballet, on Broadway, and in films and television.
Jerry Herman (born July 10, 1931) is an American composer and lyricist, known for his work in Broadway musical theater.
Jerry's Girls is a musical revue based on the songs of composer/lyricist Jerry Herman.
Jersey Boys is a 2005 jukebox musical with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe, and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.
Jessie Charlotte Bond (10 January 1853 – 17 June 1942) was an English singer and actress best known for creating the mezzo-soprano soubrette roles in the Gilbert and Sullivan comic operas.
Jesus Christ Superstar is a 1970 rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice.
Johann Strauss II (October 25, 1825 – June 3, 1899), also known as Johann Strauss Jr., the Younger, the Son (Sohn), Johann Baptist Strauss, son of Johann Strauss I, was an Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas.
John Blow (baptised 23 February 1649 – 1 October 1708) was an English Baroque composer and organist, appointed to Westminster Abbey in 1669.
Frederick John D'Auban (1842 – 15 April 1922) was an English dancer, choreographer and actor of the Victorian and Edwardian eras.
John Gay (30 June 1685 – 4 December 1732) was an English poet and dramatist and member of the Scriblerus Club.
John Harold Kander (born March 18, 1927) is the American composer of a number of musicals as part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb.
John Kenrick (born October 3, 1959) is an American author, teacher and theatre and film historian.
John Philip Sousa (November 6, 1854 – March 6, 1932) was an American composer and conductor of the late Romantic era, known primarily for American military and patriotic marches.
John Steele Gordon (born May 7, 1944) is an American writer who specializes in the history of business and finance.
Jonathan David Larson (February 4, 1960 – January 25, 1996) was an American composer and playwright noted for exploring the social issues of multiculturalism, addiction, and homophobia in his work.
Joseph "Joe" Papp (June 22, 1921 – October 31, 1991) was an American theatrical producer and director.
The Journal of the Society for American Music is a peer-reviewed academic journal and the official journal of the Society for American Music.
A jukebox musical is a musical film or stage presentation featuring the songs of popular music acts.
Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British-American song writer and composer known for a series of Broadway musicals, which include several famous and frequently revived shows.
Dame Julia Elizabeth Andrews, (born 1 October 1935) is an English actress, singer, and author.
Kat and the Kings is a musical with a book and lyrics by David Kramer and music by Taliep Petersen.
is a 1989 Japanese animated fantasy film written, produced, and directed by Hayao Miyazaki as an adaptation of the 1985 novel of the same name by Eiko Kadono.
Kinky Boots is a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper and a book by Harvey Fierstein.
Kiss Me, Kate is a musical written by Samuel and Bella Spewack with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.
Knickerbocker Holiday is a 1938 musical written by Kurt Weill (music) and Maxwell Anderson (book and lyrics); based loosely on Washington Irving's Father Knickerbocker's Stories about life in 17th-century New Netherland (old New York).
Kurt-Friedrich Gänzl (born 15 February 1946) is a writer, historian and former casting director and singer best known for his books about musical theatre.
Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States.
La bohème is an opera in four acts,Puccini called the divisions quadro, a tableau or "image", rather than atto (act).
La Cage aux Folles is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and lyrics and music by Jerry Herman.
La La Land is a 2016 American musical romantic comedy film written and directed by Damien Chazelle.
Lady, Be Good! (title sometimes presented with an exclamation point) is a musical written by Guy Bolton and Fred Thompson with music by George and lyrics by Ira Gershwin.
Larry Simon Gelbart (February 25, 1928 – September 11, 2009) was an American television writer, playwright, screenwriter, director and author, most famous as a creator and producer of the television series M*A*S*H, and as co-writer of Broadway musicals City of Angels and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
Laura Keene (20 July 1826 – 4 November 1873) was a British stage actress and theatre manager.
Leave It to Jane is a musical in two acts, with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse, based on the 1904 play The College Widow, by George Ade.
Lee Ann Remick (December 14, 1935 – July 2, 1991) was an American actress.
Legally Blonde is a musical with music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin and book by Heather Hach.
Legally Blonde: The Musical – The Search for Elle Woods is an MTV program created in order to cast an actress to replace Laura Bell Bundy in the role of Elle Woods in the Broadway production of Legally Blonde: The Musical.
The term "legitimate theater" dates back to the Licensing Act of 1737, which restricted "serious" theatre performances to the two patent theatres licensed to perform "spoken drama" after the English Restoration in 1662.
Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist.
Lerner and Loewe were the team of lyricist and librettist Alan Jay Lerner and composer Frederick Loewe, known primarily for the music and lyrics of some of Broadway's most successful musicals, including My Fair Lady, Camelot, and Brigadoon.
Les cloches de Corneville (known in English as The Chimes of Normandy or The Bells of Corneville) is an opera-comique in three acts, composed by Robert Planquette to a French libretto by Louis Clairville and Charles Gabet based on a play by Gabet.
Les Misérables is a 2012 musical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and scripted by William Nicholson, Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schönberg, and Herbert Kretzmer, based on the 1862 French novel of the same name by Victor Hugo, which also inspired a 1980 concept album and 1985 musical by Boublil and Schönberg.
Les Misérables, colloquially known in English-speaking countries as Les Mis or Les Miz, is a sung-through musical based on the novel Les Misérables by French poet and novelist Victor Hugo.
Lewis Hallam (circa 1714–1756) was an English-born actor and theatre director in the colonial United States.
A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.
Lillian Russell (December 4, 1860/1861 – June 6, 1922), born Helen Louise Leonard, was an American actress and singer.
Lionel John Alexander Monckton (18 December 1861 – 15 February 1924) was an English writer and composer of musical theatre.
Elizabeth S. "Lisa" Kron (born May 20, 1961) is an American actress and playwright.
The following is an episode list for Batman: The Brave and the Bold, an American animated television series based in part on the DC Comics series The Brave and the Bold which features two or more superheroes coming together to solve a crime or foil a supervillain.
This is an inclusive glossary list of opera genres, giving alternative names.
*List of musicals: A to L.
Little Mary Sunshine is a musical that parodies old-fashioned operettas and musicals.
Little Shop of Horrors is a 1986 American rock musical comedy horror film directed by Frank Oz.
Little Shop of Horrors is a horror comedy rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh.
Liturgy is the customary public worship performed by a religious group, according to its beliefs, customs and traditions.
This is a selected list of the longest-running musical theatre productions in history divided into two sections.
The Lord of the Rings is the most prominent of several theatre adaptations of J. R. R. Tolkien's epic high fantasy novel of the same name, with music by A. R. Rahman, Christopher Nightingale and the band Värttinä, and book and lyrics by Matthew Warchus and Shaun McKenna.
Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo, Satch, and Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz.
The Lower East Side, sometimes abbreviated as LES, is a neighborhood in the southeastern part of the New York City borough of Manhattan, roughly located between the Bowery and the East River, and Canal Street and Houston Street.
The Lucille Lortel Awards recognize excellence in New York Off-Broadway theatre.
Ludwig II: Longing for Paradise (Ludwig II: Sensucht nach dem Paradies) is a German musical in five acts with music by Franz Hummel and book and lyrics by Stephan Barbarino and Heinz Hauser.
Mack and Mabel is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) is an opera in three acts (originally two) by Giacomo Puccini, with an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Madness are an English ska band from Camden Town, north London, who formed in 1976.
Mame is a musical with the book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.
Mamma Mia! (promoted as Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus' Mamma Mia!) is a jukebox musical written by British playwright Catherine Johnson, based on the story of Bueno Sera, Mrs Campbell, written by Dennis Norden, and based on the songs of ABBA, composed by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, former members of the band.
Mamma Mia! (promoted as Mamma Mia! The Movie) is a 2008 jukebox musical romantic comedy film based on the 1999 musical of the same name, based on the songs of successful pop group ABBA, with additional music composed by ABBA member Benny Andersson.
Man of La Mancha is a 1965 musical with a book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, and music by Mitch Leigh.
are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Marilyn Miller (born Mary Ellen Reynolds, September 1, 1898 – April 7, 1936) was one of the most popular Broadway musical stars of the 1920s and early 1930s.
Mark Hugh Lubbock (1898–1986) was a British conductor and composer, especially of light music.
Marvin Frederick Hamlisch (June 2, 1944August 6, 2012) was an American composer and conductor.
Mary Poppins is a musical with music and lyrics by the Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman (aka the Sherman Brothers, with additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and a script by Julian Fellowes. The musical is based on the similarly titled Mary Poppins children's books by P. L. Travers and the 1964 Disney film, and is a fusion of various elements from the two. Produced by Cameron Mackintosh and Walt Disney Theatrical and directed by Richard Eyre with co-direction from Matthew Bourne who also acted as co-choreographer with Stephen Mear, the original West End production opened in December 2004 and won two Olivier Awards, one for Best Actress in a Musical and the other for Best Theatre Choreography. A Broadway production with a near-identical creative team opened on November 16, 2006, with only minor changes from the West End version. It has received seven Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical, and winning for Best Scenic Design. The original Broadway production closed on March 3, 2013, after 2,619 performances. Since then the amateur rights have become available for the musical through Musical Theatre International, and has been a popular choice for schools and community theatres to produce due to the popularity of the film and books.
The masque was a form of festive courtly entertainment that flourished in 16th- and early 17th-century Europe, though it was developed earlier in Italy, in forms including the intermedio (a public version of the masque was the pageant).
Maury Yeston (born October 23, 1945) is an American composer, lyricist, educator and musicologist.
A melodrama is a dramatic work in which the plot, which is typically sensational and designed to appeal strongly to the emotions, takes precedence over detailed characterization.
Robert Meredith Willson (May 18, 1902 – June 15, 1984) was an American composer and playwright, best known for writing the book, music, and lyrics for the hit Broadway musical The Music Man.
Merrily We Roll Along is a musical with a book by George Furth and lyrics and music by Stephen Sondheim.
Michael Bennett (April 8, 1943 – July 2, 1987) was an American musical theatre director, writer, choreographer, and dancer.
Michael John LaChiusa (born July 24, 1962) is an American musical theatre and opera composer, lyricist, and librettist.
Michael William Balfe (15 May 1808 – 20 October 1870) was an Irish composer, best-remembered for his opera The Bohemian Girl.
A microphone, colloquially nicknamed mic or mike, is a transducer that converts sound into an electrical signal.
Milk and Honey is a musical with a book by Don Appell and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.
Minimusical refers to works of musical theatre where elements of a musical, especially songs and dialogue, are incorporated into a short work for performance.
The minstrel show, or minstrelsy, was an American form of entertainment developed in the early 19th century.
Miss Saigon is a musical by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil, with lyrics by Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr. It is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, and similarly tells the tragic tale of a doomed romance involving an Asian woman abandoned by her American lover.
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière (15 January 162217 February 1673), was a French playwright, actor and poet, widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the French language and universal literature.
Moss Hart (October 24, 1904 – December 20, 1961) was an American playwright and theatre director.
Moulin Rouge! (from) is a 2001 Australian-American jukebox musical romantic comedy film directed, co-produced, and co-written by Baz Luhrmann.
Movin' Out is a 2002 jukebox musical featuring the songs of Billy Joel.
Mozart! is an Austrian musical, originally written in German.
Mozart, l'opéra rock ("Mozart, the rock opera") is a French musical with music by Dove Attia, Jean-Pierre Pilot, Olivier Schultheis, William Rousseau, Nicolas Luciani, Rodrigue Janois and François Castello, lyrics by Vincent Baguian and Patrice Guirao and a book by Attia and François Chouquet.
A music director, musical director, or director of music may be the director of an orchestra or concert band, the director of music for a film, the director of music at a radio station, the head of the music department in a school, the coordinator of the musical ensembles in a university, college, or institution (but not usually the head of the academic music department), the head bandmaster of a military band, the head organist and choirmaster of a church, or an Organist and Master of the Choristers (a title given to a Director of Music at a cathedral, particularly in England).
Music hall is a type of British theatrical entertainment that was popular from the early Victorian era circa 1850 and lasting until 1960.
A musical ensemble, also known as a music group or musical group, is a group of people who perform instrumental or vocal music, with the ensemble typically known by a distinct name.
The musical film is a film genre in which songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative, sometimes accompanied by dancing.
My Fair Lady is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.
My Fair Lady is a 1964 American musical film adapted from the Lerner and Loewe eponymous stage musical based on the 1913 stage play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw.
My One and Only is a musical with a book by Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer and music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin.
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 is a sung-through musical adaptation of a 70-page segment from Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace written by composer/lyricist Dave Malloy and directed by Rachel Chavkin.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is an independent agency of the United States federal government that offers support and funding for projects exhibiting artistic excellence.
NODA has a membership of 2500 amateur theatre groups and 1000 individual enthusiasts throughout the UK, staging musicals, operas, plays, concerts and pantomimes in a wide variety of performing venues, ranging from the country’s leading professional theatres to tiny village halls.
Naughty Marietta is an operetta in two acts, with libretto by Rida Johnson Young and music by Victor Herbert.
National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
The David T. Nederlander Theatre (formerly the Billy Rose Theatre and National Theatre, commonly shortened to the Nederlander Theatre) is a 1,232-seat Broadway theater located at 208 West 41st Street, in New York City.
Neil Patrick Harris (born June 15, 1973) is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian, magician, and singer.
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, at 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, is located in Manhattan, New York City, at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side, between the Metropolitan Opera House and the Vivian Beaumont Theater.
Next to Normal (stylized as next to normal) is a 2008 American rock musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt.
Nicholas Dante (November 22, 1941 – May 21, 1991 from New York Times, 22 May 1991) was an American dancer and writer, best known for having co-written the book of the musical A Chorus Line.
Nine is a 2009 romantic musical drama film directed and produced by Rob Marshall and written by Michael Tolkin and Anthony Minghella.
Nine is a musical, initially created and written by Maury Yeston as a class-project in Lehman Engel's BMI Music Theatre Workshop in 1973.
No, No, Nanette is a musical comedy with lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach, music by Vincent Youmans, and a book by Otto Harbach and Frank Mandel, based on Mandel's 1919 Broadway play My Lady Friends.
Sir Noël Peirce Coward (16 December 189926 March 1973) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise".
, derived from the Sino-Japanese word for "skill" or "talent", is a major form of classical Japanese musical drama that has been performed since the 14th century.
Notre-Dame de Paris is a sung-through French and Québécois musical which debuted on 16 September 1998 in Paris.
Of Thee I Sing is a musical with a score by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin and a book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind.
An Off-Broadway theatre is any professional venue in Manhattan in New York City with a seating capacity between 100 and 499, inclusive.
Oh, Kay! is a musical with music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and a book by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse.
"Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'" is the opening song from the musical Oklahoma!, which premiered on Broadway in 1943.
Oklahoma! is the first musical written by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II.
Oliver! is a 1968 musical drama film directed by Carol Reed and based on the stage musical of the same name, with book, music and lyrics written by Lionel Bart.
On the Town is a musical with music by Leonard Bernstein and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, based on Jerome Robbins' idea for his 1944 ballet Fancy Free, which he had set to Bernstein's music.
On Your Toes (1936) is a musical with a book by Richard Rodgers, George Abbott, and Lorenz Hart, music by Rodgers, and lyrics by Hart.
"Once More, with Feeling" is the seventh episode of the sixth season of the supernatural drama television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003) and the only one in the series performed as a musical.
Once Upon a Mattress is a musical comedy with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer.
Once Upon a Time is an American fantasy drama television series on ABC which debuted on October 23, 2011, and concluded on May 18, 2018.
Opéra comique (plural: opéras comiques) is a genre of French opera that contains spoken dialogue and arias.
Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.
Opera buffa ("comic opera", plural: opere buffe) is a genre of opera.
The history of opera in the English language commences in the 17th century.
Operetta is a genre of light opera, light in terms both of music and subject matter.
An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which mixes instruments from different families, including bowed string instruments such as violin, viola, cello and double bass, as well as brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments, each grouped in sections.
Orchestration is the study or practice of writing music for an orchestra (or, more loosely, for any musical ensemble, such as a concert band) or of adapting music composed for another medium for an orchestra.
George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) was an American actor, director, writer, and producer who worked in theatre, radio, and film.
Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was an American librettist, theatrical producer, and (usually uncredited) theatre director of musicals for almost forty years.
Oscar Nathan Straus (6 March 1870 – 11 January 1954) was a Viennese composer of operettas and film scores and songs.
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 185430 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright.
Our House is a musical with music and lyrics by Madness and one song "It Must Be Love" written by Labi Siffre and a book by playwright Tim Firth.
Over the Rainbow is a British television talent series that aired on BBC One from 26 March to 22 May 2010.
Overture (from French ouverture, "opening") in music is the term originally applied to the instrumental introduction to an opera.
Oz is an American television drama series created by Tom Fontana, who also wrote or co-wrote all of the series' 56 episodes.
Oz Before the Rainbow is a book written by Mark Evan Swartz in 2000 chronicling the early stage and film versions of The Wizard of Oz, before the 1939 movie, as well as an album featuring music from the early stage versions.
Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (15 October 188114 February 1975) was an English author and one of the most widely read humourists of the 20th century.
Phineas Taylor Barnum (July 5, 1810 – April 7, 1891) was an American showman, politician and businessman remembered for promoting celebrated hoaxes and for founding the Barnum & Bailey Circus (1871–2017).
Pacific Overtures is a musical written by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman.
A pageant wagon is a movable stage or wagon used to accommodate the mystery and miracle play cycles of the 10th through the 16th century.
Paint Your Wagon is a Broadway musical comedy, with book and lyrics by Alan J. Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.
Pantomime (informally panto) is a type of musical comedy stage production designed for family entertainment.
Parade is a musical with a book by Alfred Uhry and music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown.
Pathos (plural: pathea;, for "suffering" or "experience"; adjectival form: 'pathetic' from παθητικός) represents an appeal to the emotions of the audience, and elicits feelings that already reside in them.
Patti Ann LuPone (born April 21, 1949) is an American actress and singer, best known for her work in stage musicals.
Paul Robert Laird (born October 26, 1958) is an American musicologist at the University of Kansas born in Louisville, Kentucky.
Perchance to Dream is a musical romance with book, lyrics and music by Ivor Novello.
Peter Filichia (born 1946) is the former New York-based theater critic for The Star-Ledger newspaper in Newark, New Jersey and New Jersey's television station News 12.
Peter Pan Live! is a television special that was broadcast by NBC on December 4, 2014.
Petula Clark, CBE (born Sally Olwen Clark, 15 November 1932) is a British singer, actress and composer whose career spans seven decades.
Pippin is a 1972 musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson.
A pit orchestra is a type of orchestra that accompanies performers in musicals, operas, ballets and other shows involving music.
Pitch Perfect (also known as The Hit Girls in France, and Voices in Italy) is a 2012 American comedy film directed by Jason Moore and written by Kay Cannon.
Titus Maccius Plautus (c. 254 – 184 BC), commonly known as Plautus, was a Roman playwright of the Old Latin period.
A play is a form of literature written by a playwright, usually consisting of dialogue between characters, intended for theatrical performance rather than just reading.
Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
Porgy and Bess is an English-language opera by the American composer George Gershwin, with a libretto written by author DuBose Heyward and lyricist Ira Gershwin.
The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.
The Princess Theatre was a joint venture between the Shubert Brothers, producer Ray Comstock, theatrical agent Elisabeth Marbury and actor-director Holbrook Blinn.
Prohibition is the illegality of the manufacturing, storage in barrels or bottles, transportation, sale, possession, and consumption of alcohol including alcoholic beverages, or a period of time during which such illegality was enforced.
Psych is an American detective comedy-drama television series created by Steve Franks and broadcast on USA Network with syndicated reruns on ION Television.
"Psych: The Musical" is an episode of the seventh season of Psych, and the 110th episode in the series overall.
Puerto Ricans (Puertorriqueños; or boricuas) are people from Puerto Rico, the inhabitants and citizens of Puerto Rico, and their descendants.
The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.
Purlie is a musical with a book by Ossie Davis, Philip Rose, and Peter Udell, lyrics by Udell, and music by Gary Geld.
Pygmalion is a play by George Bernard Shaw, named after a Greek mythological figure.
Queen are a British rock band that formed in London in 1970.
Racism is the belief in the superiority of one race over another, which often results in discrimination and prejudice towards people based on their race or ethnicity.
Rags is a musical with a book by Joseph Stein, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and music by Charles Strouse.
Ragtime – also spelled rag-time or rag time – is a musical style that enjoyed its peak popularity between 1895 and 1918.
Ragtime is a musical with a book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty.
Raisin is a musical theatre adaptation of the Lorraine Hansberry play A Raisin in the Sun, with songs by Judd Woldin and Robert Brittan, and a book by Robert Nemiroff (who was Hansberry's former husband) and Charlotte Zaltzberg.
Rapping (or rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.
Raymond Wallace Bolger (January 10, 1904 – January 15, 1987) as Ray Bolger, was an American film actor, vaudevillian, TV presenter, singer, and dancer (particularly of tap) and stage performer (particularly musical theatre) who started in the silent film era.
Rebecca is a German-language musical based on the novel of the same name by Daphne du Maurier.
Recitative (also known by its Italian name "recitativo") is a style of delivery (much used in operas, oratorios, and cantatas) in which a singer is allowed to adopt the rhythms of ordinary speech.
Henry Louis Reginald De Koven (April 3, 1859January 16, 1920) was an American music critic and prolific composer, particularly of comic operas.
A regional theatre, or resident theatre, in the United States is a professional or semi-professional theatre company that produces its own seasons.
The Renaissance is a period in European history, covering the span between the 14th and 17th centuries.
Rent is a rock musical with music, lyrics, and book by Jonathan Larson, loosely based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La Bohème.
A revue (from French 'magazine' or 'overview') is a type of multi-act popular theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance, and sketches.
Sir Reginald Carey Harrison (5 March 1908 – 2 June 1990), known as Rex Harrison, was an English actor of stage and screen.
Richard Eldridge Maltby Jr. (born October 6, 1937) is an American theatre director and producer, lyricist, and screenwriter.
Richard Traubner (November 24, 1946 – February 25, 2013) was an American journalist, author, operetta scholar and historian, and lecturer on theatre and (mostly musical) film.
Rio is a 2011 American 3D computer-animated adventure-comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and directed by Carlos Saldanha.
The Roaring Twenties was the period in Western society and Western culture that occurred during and around the 1920s.
Robin Hood is a comic opera by Reginald De Koven (music), Harry B. Smith (lyrics) and Clement Scott (lyrics of "Oh Promise Me").
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
A rock musical is a musical theatre work with rock music.
Rock of Ages is a rock/jukebox musical, with a book by Chris D'Arienzo, built around classic rock songs from the 1980s, especially from the famous glam metal bands of that decade.
A rock opera is a collection of rock music songs with lyrics that relate to a common story.
Rodgers and Hammerstein refers to composer Richard Rodgers (1902–1979) and lyricist-dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960), who together were an influential, innovative and successful American musical theatre writing team.
Rodgers and Hart were an American songwriting partnership between composer Richard Rodgers (1902–1979) and the lyricist Lorenz Hart (1895–1943).
Roméo et Juliette: de la Haine à l'Amour is a French musical based on William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, with music and lyrics by Gérard Presgurvic.
Charles Rudolf Friml.
is a Japanese ''shōjo'' manga series by Naoko Takeuchi.
The, commonly referred to as, are a series of live theatre productions based on the Sailor Moon manga by Naoko Takeuchi.
Salad Days is a musical with music by Julian Slade and lyrics by Dorothy Reynolds and Julian Slade.
Sally is a musical comedy with music by Jerome Kern, lyrics by Clifford Grey and book by Guy Bolton (inspired by the 19th century show, Sally in our Alley), with additional lyrics by Buddy De Sylva, Anne Caldwell and P. G. Wodehouse.
Sarafina! is a South African musical by Mbongeni Ngema depicting students involved in the Soweto Riots, in opposition to apartheid.
Savoy opera was a style of comic opera that developed in Victorian England in the late 19th century, with W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan as the original and most successful practitioners.
Scenic design (also known as scenography, stage design, set design, or production design) is the creation of theatrical, as well as film or television scenery.
Scrubs (stylized as) is an American medical comedy-drama television series created by Bill Lawrence that aired from October 2, 2001, to March 17, 2010, on NBC and later ABC.
Sir Edward Seymour Hicks (30 January 1871 – 6 April 1949), better known as Seymour Hicks, was a British actor, music hall performer, playwright, screenwriter, actor-manager and producer.
Show Boat is a musical in two acts, with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on Edna Ferber's best-selling novel of the same name.
A show tune is a popular song originally written as part of the score of a “show” (or stage musical), especially if the piece in question has become a standard, more or less detached in most people's minds from the original context.
Showtune is a musical revue celebrating the words and music of Broadway composer and lyricist Jerry Herman.
Shrek The Musical is a musical with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire.
The Shubert family was responsible for the establishment of the Broadway district, in New York City, as the hub of the theatre industry in the United States.
The Shubert Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 225 West 44th Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Shuffle Along is a musical with music and lyrics by Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake, and a thin revue-style connecting plot about a mayoral race, written by Flournoy Miller and Aubrey Lyles.
James Sidney Jones (17 June 1861 – 29 January 1946), usually credited as Sidney Jones, was an English conductor and composer, who was most famous for composing the musical scores for a series of musical comedy hits in the late Victorian and Edwardian periods.
Sigmund Romberg (July 29, 1887 – November 9, 1951) was a Hungarian-born American composer.
A Singspiel (plural: Singspiele; literally "sing-play") is a form of German-language music drama, now regarded as a genre of opera.
Smash is an American musical drama television series created by playwright Theresa Rebeck and developed by Robert Greenblatt for NBC.
Snow.Wolf.Lake is Hong Kong's first modern musical.
"Someone to Watch Over Me" is a song composed by George Gershwin with lyrics by Ira Gershwin from the musical Oh, Kay! (1926), where it was introduced by Gertrude Lawrence.
A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film.
A sound reinforcement system is the combination of microphones, signal processors, amplifiers, and loudspeakers in enclosures all controlled by a mixing console that makes live or pre-recorded sounds louder and may also distribute those sounds to a larger or more distant audience.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific is a 2001 television film, based on the musical South Pacific (1949).
South Pacific is a musical composed by Richard Rodgers, with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Hammerstein and Joshua Logan.
South Park is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone and developed by Brian Graden for the Comedy Central television network.
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut is a 1999 American adult animated musical comedy film based on the Comedy Central animated television series South Park.
Monty Python's Spamalot is a musical comedy adapted from the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark was a 2010 musical with music and lyrics by U2's Bono and The Edge, with arrangements and orchestration by David Campbell, and a book by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger, and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.
Spring Awakening is a rock musical with music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater.
Stage lighting is the craft of lighting as it applies to the production of theatre, dance, opera and other performance arts.
Standard Chinese, also known as Modern Standard Mandarin, Standard Mandarin, or simply Mandarin, is a standard variety of Chinese that is the sole official language of both China and Taiwan (de facto), and also one of the four official languages of Singapore.
Starlight Express is a rock musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Richard Stilgoe (lyrics).
Stephen Citron was a graduate of the Juilliard School and a writer of songs performed by the likes of Liza Minnelli, Dory Previn, and Édith Piaf.
Stephen Lawrence Schwartz (born March 6, 1948) is an American musical theatre lyricist and composer.
Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for more than a half-century of contributions to musical theater.
Sunday in the Park with George is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine.
A sung-through (also through-sung) musical, musical film, or opera is one with no spoken dialogue, except perhaps for some occasional lines spoken in the course of a song but remaining part of the song's lyrics rather than constituting stand-alone dialogue.
Sunset Boulevard is a musical with book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
"Supper Time" is a popular song written by Irving Berlin for the 1933 musical As Thousands Cheer, where it was introduced by Ethel Waters.
Susan P. Stroman (born October 17, 1954) is an American theatre director, choreographer, film director and performer.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 1979 musical thriller with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (also known simply as Sweeney Todd) is a 2007 musical period horror film directed by Tim Burton and an adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Tony Award-winning 1979 musical of the same name.
Thomas Stearns Eliot, (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".
Taiwanese (folk) Ke-Tse opera is the only form of traditional drama known to have originated in Taiwan.
The is a Japanese all-female musical theater troupe based in Takarazuka, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.
Tangled is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
"Tea for Two" is a song from the 1925 musical No, No, Nanette with music by Vincent Youmans and lyrics by Irving Caesar.
A television film (also known as a TV movie, TV film, television movie, telefilm, telemovie, made-for-television movie, made-for-television film, direct-to-TV movie, direct-to-TV film, movie of the week, feature-length drama, single drama and original movie) is a feature-length motion picture that is produced for, and originally distributed by or to, a television network, in contrast to theatrical films, which are made explicitly for initial showing in movie theaters.
, also known as TeniPuri Musical or Tenimyu, is a series of live action stage musicals directed by Yukio Ueshima based on the manga series The Prince of Tennis created by Takeshi Konomi and serialized by Shueisha in Weekly Shōnen Jump.
That '70s Show is an American television period sitcom that originally aired on Fox from August 23, 1998 to May 18, 2006.
The fourth season of That '70s Show, an American television series, began September 25, 2001, and ended on May 21, 2002.
That's So Raven is an American supernatural sitcom that debuted on Disney Channel on January 17, 2003, and ended its run on November 10, 2007.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a musical comedy with music and lyrics by William Finn, a book by Rachel Sheinkin, conceived by Rebecca Feldman with additional material by Jay Reiss.
The Arcadians is an Edwardian musical comedy styled a "Fantastic Musical Play" in three acts with a book by Mark Ambient and Alexander M. Thompson, lyrics by Arthur Wimperis, and music by Lionel Monckton and Howard Talbot.
For the film, see The Band Wagon The Band Wagon is a musical revue with book by George S. Kaufman and Howard Dietz, lyrics by Howard Dietz and music by Arthur Schwartz.
The Beggar's Opera is a ballad opera in three acts written in 1728 by John Gay with music arranged by Johann Christoph Pepusch.
The Belle of New York is a musical comedy in two acts, with book and lyrics by Hugh Morton and music by Gustave Kerker, about a Salvation Army girl who reforms a spendthrift, makes a great sacrifice and finds true love.
The Bing Boys Are Here, styled "A Picture of London Life, in a Prologue and Six Panels," is the first of a series of revues which played at the Alhambra Theatre, London during the last two years of World War I. The series included The Bing Boys on Broadway and The Bing Girls are There.
The Black Crook is a work of musical theatre first produced, with great success, in New York in 1866.
The Bohemian Girl is a ballad opera composed by Michael William Balfe with a libretto by Alfred Bunn.
The Book of Mormon is a musical comedy about two young Mormon missionaries who travel to Uganda to preach the Mormon religion.
The Boy Friend (sometimes misspelled The Boyfriend) is a musical by Sandy Wilson.
The Boy from Oz is a jukebox musical based on the life of singer/songwriter Peter Allen while featuring songs written by him.
The Boys from Syracuse is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Lorenz Hart, based on William Shakespeare's play, The Comedy of Errors, as adapted by librettist George Abbott.
The Broadway League, formerly the League of American Theatres and Producers and League of New York Theatres and Producers, is the national trade association for the Broadway theatre industry based in New York, New York.
The Cat in the Hat (also known as Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat) is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Bo Welch.
The Color Purple is a musical with a book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Stephen Bray, Brenda Russell, and Allee Willis.
The Cradle Will Rock is a 1937 play in music by Marc Blitzstein.
The Dancing Years is a musical with book and music by Ivor Novello and lyrics by Christopher Hassall.
The Drowsy Chaperone is a musical with book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar and music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison.
The Fantasticks is a 1960 musical with music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones.
The Flash is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns, airing on The CW.
The Fortune Teller is an operetta in three acts written by Victor Herbert, with a libretto by Harry B. Smith.
The Four Seasons is an American rock and pop band that became internationally successful in the 1960s and 1970s.
The Geisha, a story of a tea house is an Edwardian musical comedy in two acts.
The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde.
The Jazz Singer is a 1927 American musical film.
The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II.
The Light in the Piazza is a musical with a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel.
The Lion King is a musical based on the 1994 Disney animated feature film of the same name with music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice along with the musical score created by Hans Zimmer with choral arrangements by Lebo M. Directed by Julie Taymor, the musical features actors in animal costumes as well as giant, hollow puppets.
The Little Mermaid is a 1989 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
The Little Mermaid is a stage musical produced by Disney Theatrical, based on the animated 1989 Disney film of the same name and the classic story of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen about a mermaid who dreams of the world above the sea and gives up her voice to find love.
The Magic Flute (German), K. 620, is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder.
The Maid of the Mountains, called in its original score a musical play, is an operetta or "Edwardian" musical comedy in three acts.
The Merry Widow (Die lustige Witwe) is an operetta by the Austro-Hungarian composer Franz Lehár.
The Mikado; or, The Town of Titipu is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert, their ninth of fourteen operatic collaborations.
The Music Man is a musical with book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Willson and Franklin Lacey.
The Music Man is a 2003 American television film directed by Jeff Bleckner and starring Matthew Broderick and Kristin Chenoweth.
The Musical Quarterly is the oldest academic journal on music in America.
The Musical Sancho Panza is a two-act 2005 Spanish musical which premiered in Madrid to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the publication of Don Quixote.
The Musical Times is an academic journal of classical music edited and produced in the United Kingdom and currently the oldest such journal still being published in that country.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Pajama Game is a musical based on the 1953 novel 7½ Cents by Richard Bissell.
The Phantom of the Opera is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Charles Hart and Richard Stilgoe.
The Phantom of the Opera is a 2004 musical drama film based on Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical of the same name, which in turn is based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra by Gaston Leroux.
The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert.
The Powerpuff Girls is an American superhero animated television series created by animator Craig McCracken for Cartoon Network.
The Producers is a musical adapted by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan from Brooks's 1967 film of the same name, with lyrics written by Brooks and music composed by Brooks and arranged by Glen Kelly and Doug Besterman.
The Public Theater is a New York City arts organization founded as the Shakespeare Workshop in 1954 by Joseph Papp, with the intention of showcasing the works of up-and-coming playwrights and performers.
The Quaker Girl is an Edwardian musical comedy in three acts with a book by James T. Tanner, lyrics by Adrian Ross and Percy Greenbank, and music by Lionel Monckton.
The Red Mill is an operetta written by Victor Herbert, with a libretto by Henry Blossom.
The Rocky Horror Show is a musical with music, lyrics and book by Richard O'Brien.
The Scarlet Pimpernel is the first novel in a series of historical fiction by Baroness Orczy, published in 1905.
The Siege of Rhodes is an opera written to a text by the impresario William Davenant.
The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.
The Sound of Music is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.
The Sound of Music is a 1965 American musical drama film produced and directed by Robert Wise, and starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, with Richard Haydn and Eleanor Parker.
The Sound of Music Live is a television special that was originally broadcast by ITV on 20 December 2015.
The Sound of Music Live! is a television special that was originally broadcast by NBC on December 5, 2013.
The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1592.
The Tempest is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1610–1611, and thought by many critics to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone.
The Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper) is a "play with music" by Bertolt Brecht, adapted from a translation by Elisabeth Hauptmann of John Gay's 18th-century English ballad opera, The Beggar's Opera, with music by Kurt Weill and insertion ballads by François Villon and Rudyard Kipling.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
The Who's Tommy is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Pete Townshend and book by Townshend and Des McAnuff, based on The Who's 1969 rock opera Tommy.
The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" is a musical with music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls (and others) and book by William F. Brown.
The Wiz Live! is a television special that aired live on NBC on December 3, 2015.
The Wizard of Oz was a 1902 musical extravaganza based on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, which was originally published in 1900.
Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage.
A theatre director or stage director is an instructor in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a theatre production (a play, an opera, a musical, or a devised piece of work) by unifying various endeavours and aspects of production.
Theatre music refers to a wide range of music composed or adapted for performance in theatres.
The ancient Greek drama was a theatrical culture that flourished in ancient Greece from c. 700 BC.
A prop, formally known as (theatrical) property, is an object used on stage or on screen by actors during a performance or screen production.
Thoroughly Modern Millie is a 1967 American musical-romantic comedy film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Julie Andrews.
Tin Pan Alley is the name given to the collection of New York City music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Tommy is the fourth studio album by the English rock band The Who, a double album first released in May 1969.
Thomas James "Tommy" Tune (born February 28, 1939) is an American actor, dancer, singer, theatre director, producer, and choreographer.
The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Award, recognizes excellence in live Broadway theatre.
The Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical is awarded to librettists of the spoken, non-sung dialogue, and storyline of a musical play.
The Tony Award for Best Original Score is the Tony Award given to the composers and lyricists of the best original score written for a musical or play in that year.
A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.
Sir Trevor Robert Nunn, CBE (born 14 January 1940) is an English theatre director.
The Tudor period is the period between 1485 and 1603 in England and Wales and includes the Elizabethan period during the reign of Elizabeth I until 1603.
Two Gentlemen of Verona is a rock musical, with a book by John Guare and Mel Shapiro, lyrics by Guare and music by Galt MacDermot, based on the Shakespeare comedy of the same name.
Ellen Tyne Daly (born February 21, 1946) is an American actress.
Urinetown: The Musical is a satirical comedy musical that premiered in 2001, with music by Mark Hollmann, lyrics by Hollmann and Greg Kotis, and book by Kotis.
Variety shows, also known as variety arts or variety entertainment, is entertainment made up of a variety of acts including musical performances, sketch comedy, magic, acrobatics, juggling, and ventriloquism.
Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.
Victor August Herbert (February 1, 1859 – May 26, 1924) was an Irish-born, German-raised American composer, cellist and conductor.
Victor/Victoria is a 1982 British-American musical comedy film directed by Blake Edwards and starring Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren, Alex Karras, and John Rhys-Davies.
Victorian burlesque, sometimes known as travesty or extravaganza, is a genre of theatrical entertainment that was popular in Victorian England and in the New York theatre of the mid 19th century.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
Vivienne Sonia Segal (April 19, 1897 – December 29, 1992) was an American actress and singer.
Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November 1836 – 29 May 1911) was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for his collaboration with composer Arthur Sullivan, which produced fourteen comic operas.
Waitress is a musical with music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles and a book by Jessie Nelson.
We Will Rock You (often abbreviated as WWRY) is a rock musical based on the songs of British rock band Queen with a book by Ben Elton.
West End theatre is a common term for mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres of "Theatreland" in and near the West End of London.
West Side Story is a musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
West Side Story is a 1961 American romantic musical tragedy film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins.
"What I Did for Love" is a song from the musical A Chorus Line (music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban).
Wicked is a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
Women in music describes the role of women as composers, songwriters, instrumental performers, singers, conductors, music scholars, music educators, music critics/music journalists and other musical professions.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Xanadu is a musical comedy with a book by Douglas Carter Beane and music and lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar, based on the 1980 film of the same name, which was, in turn, inspired by the 1947 Rita Hayworth film Down to Earth, a sequel to the 1941 movie Here Comes Mr. Jordan, which was an adaptation of the play Heaven Can Wait by Harry Segall.
Xena is a fictional character from Robert Tapert's Xena: Warrior Princess franchise.
Yakshagana (Kannada: "ಯಕ್ಷಗಾನ", Tulu: "ಆಟ") is a traditional theatre form that combines dance, music, dialogue, costume, make-up, and stage techniques with a unique style and form.
Edgar Yipsel "Yip" Harburg (born Isidore Hochberg, איסידור הוכברג; April 8, 1896 or 1898 – March 5, 1981) was an American popular song lyricist and librettist who worked with many well-known composers.
Yvonne Printemps (25 July 1894 – 19 January 1977) was a French singer and actress who achieved stardom on stage and screen in France and internationally.
Zarzuela is a Spanish lyric-dramatic genre that alternates between spoken and sung scenes, the latter incorporating operatic and popular song, as well as dance.
Samuel Joel "Zero" Mostel (February 28, 1915 – September 8, 1977) was an American actor, singer and comedian of stage and screen, best known for his portrayal of comic characters such as Tevye on stage in Fiddler on the Roof, Pseudolus on stage and on screen in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Max Bialystock in the original film version of The Producers.
The Ziegfeld Follies was a series of elaborate theatrical revue productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 to 1931, with renewals in 1934 and 1936.
From November 5, 2007, to February 12, 2008, all 12,000 film and television screenwriters of the American labor unions Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE), and Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) went on strike.
30 Rock is an American satirical television sitcom created by Tina Fey that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013.
42nd Street is an American musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin and Johnny Mercer, and music by Harry Warren.
8½ (Italian title: Otto e mezzo) is a 1963 surrealist comedy-drama film directed by Federico Fellini.
American musicals, Book (musical theater), Book (musical theatre), Book (musical), Book musical, Broadway Musicals, Illegitimate theatre, Muscial Theater, Muscials, Music in theatre, Music theater, Music theatre, Musical (play), Musical (theater), Musical Comedy, Musical Show, Musical Theater, Musical Theatre, Musical book, Musical comedies, Musical comedy, Musical number, Musical play, Musical show, Musical stage show, Musical theater, MusicalFilm, Musicals, Musicial Theater, School musical, Stage musical, Television musical, Theater musical.