THe Ziegfeld Habits and the Musical Revue.


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Regularly utilized political funniness and satirize vital shows/individuals of the time ... To start with show to be effectively charged as an audit. Caricatured shows of the past showy ...
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Prologue to THe Ziegfeld Follies and the Musical Revue

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What\'s a revue? An accumulations of melodies, ordinarily, however not generally, associated by some regular subject Often utilized political silliness and spoofed essential appears/individuals of the time Very prominent structure from around WWI to the Great Depression

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The Passing Show Opened in 1894 Produced by George Lederer at the Casino Theater First appear to be effectively charged as an audit Parodied shows of the past dramatic season

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Florenz Ziegfeld Ran an assortment of shows as a young person Father was the executive of musical occasions for the Chicago World\'s Fair 1893 Sent to Europe to discover traditional music acts, yet rather discovered vaudeville acts and almost bankrupted his dad One of the demonstrations was strongman Eugene Sandlow Took Sandow on a two year visit

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Ziegfeld\'s Early shows Promoted Anna Held, whom he became hopelessly enamored with Developed and restored shows to compliment her Added chorale young ladies to his 1899 generation of Papa\'s Wife and 1901 creation of The Little Duchess Return program in 1902 included a line in the project expressing: "Inferable from the length of the execution the plot has been wiped out

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Birth of the Follies Held persuaded her better half to make a revue Financed by Marcus Klaw & A.L. Erlanger First place on in 1907 at the New York Theater\'s once-over housetop garden, renamed the Jardin de Paris Ran for 70 exhibitions, and was the main roof show to sellout all mid year The 1907 adaptation highlighted the Anna Held Girls, a line of 50 tune young ladies including Held

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Success of the Follies 1908 included the principal "hit" tune in a revue, "Sparkle on a Harvest Moon" The Jardin was overhauled for the 1909 form of the Follies Hired Bert Williams and Fanny Brice for the 1910 rendition Renamed the demonstrate The Ziegfeld Follies in 1911 Moved to the New Amsterdam Theater in 1913 Hired Joseph Urban as set architect, which gave the Follies an unmistakable craftsmanship deco plan Ran for 25 versions through 1951

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"Blue Nursery Scene" from the Ziegfeld Follies of 1931 , model by Joseph Urban

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The last Follies Last individual release was in 1931, however disappearing enthusiasm for the revue, and the Great Depression, hurt Ziegfeld\'s capacity to raise cash Ziegfeld kept on spending a lot of cash notwithstanding not making it back Ziegfeld passed away in 1932 His second spouse, Billie Burke, authorized the show to the Schubert\'s who put on a few releases that turned out to be increasingly racy

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Legacy of the Follies Featured a few stars of the Broadway stage including: Sophie Tucker (1909) Will Rodgers (1916) Paul Whiteman (1923) Bob Hope (1936) Julie Newmar (1956) Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, and Victor Herbert were arrangers who composed for the Follies Ziegfeld first maker/star-Name alone would bring achievement Last version, 1957, highlighted the primary shake and move tune on Broadway

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Other Revues The George White Scandals (1919-1939) Most fruitful revues other than the Follies Music was better: Gershwin\'s "Stairway to Paradise" and DeSylva, Henderson, and Brown\'s "Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries" were hits from the Scandals The Passing Show (1912 to 1924) Revived by the Schubert Brothers, Lee and Jacob Featured underdressed ensemble young ladies and simply enough drama to keep the gathering of people conscious The Garrick Gaieties (1925, 1926, 1930) By Richard Rodgers and Moss Hart Written as a two night advantage for the Theater Guild in NYC Emphasized youth, mind, and caricatured shows of the day

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Decline of revue Stock Market accident of 1929 and the Great Depression Revue was excessively costly, making it impossible to deliver contrasted with running a motion picture theater Audience tastes moved towards book musicals Revue moved fundamentally to jabbing fun at the work development and administration Did not do well Uptown Television theatrical presentations got to be prominent

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The cutting edge revue Based on day and age Tintypes (1980)- Based on Pre WWI music Based on writer By Bernstein (1975) Smokey Joe\'s Café (1995) Based on a songwriting group A Grand Night for Singing - All Rodgers and Hammerstein Based on a Theme Songs for a New World (1995) Parody of Broadway Forbidden Broadway (1982 and past)

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