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How Do You Solve a Problem Like the American Musical: The Evolution of Musical Theater Producing from Oklahoma! to Rocky the Musical

Fingal, Jennifer A.

In this paper, I will explore the producing models, economics, and cultural shifts that have lead to the current stagnation of the musical form. I will conclude by highlighting alternate models and possible solutions to this phenomenon with the goal of creating a richer, more diverse theatrical landscape that is firmly differentiated from other forms of media.

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Theatre
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M.F.A., Columbia University
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August 11, 2015
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