Articles for tag: Fantasy Island, Stephen Sondheim

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Yvonne De Carlo of TV’s “The Munsters” Dead at 84

Yvonne De Carlo, best known to fans of classic television as Lily Munster, died Monday of natural causes at the Motion Picture & Television Fund complex in Woodland Hills, California. She was 84 at the time of her death. De Carlo played Lily Munster for two seasons of the prime time “The Munsters” from 1964 ...

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Movie Musical Review of West Side Story

I’m not a fan of the celluloid musical genre; however, there is always the exception to the rule. In this case it is my pleasure to introduce to you my favorite movie musical, West Side Story, which I intend on giving a very loving tribute as well as a fair review. Before I begin let ...

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Storytelling Through West Side Story

Lesson for General Music Class: How the writers of West Side Story used music and dance to tell a tragic love story Materials needed: CD player and cast recording of the musical and/or DVD of the film Student objectives: Students can relate the basic story of the musical. Students can list the major characters in ...

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How Oklahoma! Revolutionized and Transformed the Broadway Musical Forever

If you are ever called upon to consider the Broadway musical today you doubtlessly think of names like Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber. You probably also think of extravagant productions based on everything from Billy Wilder movies to T.S. Eliot poems. Today, a story about real people that integrates songs into the texture of ...