NYU Steinhardt

American Musical Theatre: Backgrounds and Development

  • Course Number: MPAET-GE 2063
  • Hours: 30 + tba
  • Units: 3
  • Description: A historical & critical investigation of the origin & development of musical comedy; European & native influence; important lyricists, composers, performers, directors. Changes in the modern musical theatre; analysis of current Broadway & off-Broadway productions includes required attendance at selected performances. All theatre expenses are the responsibility of the student.
  • Old Course Number: E17.2063