Alternatively, musicals may be staged in smaller fringe theatre, Off-Broadway or regional theatre productions, musicals are often presented by amateur and school groups in churches, schools and other performance spaces.
In addition to the United States and Britain, there are vibrant musical theatre scenes in continental Europe, Asia, Australasia, Canada, the three main components of a book musical are its music, lyrics and book. The interpretation of a musical is the responsibility of its team, which includes a director. A musicals production is also characterized by technical aspects, such as set design, costumes, stage properties, lighting.
The creative team, designs and interpretations generally change from the production to succeeding productions. Some production elements, however, may be retained from the production, for example. There is no fixed length for a musical, while it can range from a short one-act entertainment to several acts and several hours in length, most musicals range from one and a half to three hours.
Musicals are usually presented in two acts, with one intermission, and the first act is frequently longer than the second. A book musical is usually built four to six main theme tunes that are reprised later in the show. Several shorter musicals on Broadway and in the West End have been presented in one act in recent decades, moments of greatest dramatic intensity in a book musical are often performed in song.
Proverbially, when the emotion becomes too strong for speech, you sing, typically, many fewer words are sung in a five-minute song than are spoken in a five-minute block of dialogue. Therefore, there is time to develop drama in a musical than in a straight play of equivalent length.
Within the compressed nature of a musical, the writers must develop the characters, the material presented in a musical may be original, or it may be adapted from novels, plays, classic legends, historical events or films. The awards are given for Broadway productions and performances, and an award is given for regional theatre, several discretionary non-competitive awards are also given, including a Special Tony Award, the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre, and the Isabelle Stevenson Award.
The 71st Tony Awards will be held on June 11,, as of , there are 24 categories of awards, plus several special awards. Starting with 11 awards in , the names and number of categories have changed over the years, some examples, the category Best Book of a Musical was originally called Best Author.
The category of Best Costume Design was one of the original awards, for two years, in and , this category was split into Best Costume Designer and Best Costume Designer. It then went to a category, but in it was divided again. For the category of Best Director of a Play, a category was for directors of plays.
A newly established non-competitive award, The Isabelle Stevenson Award, was given for the first time at the ceremony in The award is for an individual who has made a contribution of volunteered time and effort on behalf of one or more humanitarian.
Performance categories Show and technical categories Special awards Retired awards The award was founded in by a committee of the American Theatre Wing headed by Brock Pemberton. The award is named after Antoinette Perry, nicknamed Tony, an actress, director, producer and co-founder of the American Theatre Wing, who died in As her official biography at the Tony Awards website states, At Jacob Wilks suggestion, proposed an award in her honor for distinguished stage acting, at the initial event in , as he handed out an award, he called it a Tony.
The Theater District is a popular tourist attraction in New York City, the great majority of Broadway shows are musicals. They presented Shakespeare plays and ballad operas such as The Beggars Opera, in , William Hallam sent a company of twelve actors from Britain to the colonies with his brother Lewis as their manager.
They established a theatre in Williamsburg, Virginia and opened with The Merchant of Venice, the company moved to New York in the summer of , performing ballad operas and ballad-farces like Damon and Phillida. The Revolutionary War suspended theatre in New York, but thereafter theatre resumed in , the Bowery Theatre opened in , followed by others. Blackface minstrel shows, a distinctly American form of entertainment, became popular in the s, by the s, P.
Barnum was operating an entertainment complex in lower Manhattan. In , at Broadway and Prince Street, Niblos Garden opened, the 3, seat theatre presented all sorts of musical and non-musical entertainments. In , Palmos Opera House opened and presented opera for four seasons before bankruptcy led to its rebranding as a venue for plays under the name Burtons Theatre.
The Astor Opera House opened in , booth played the role for a famous consecutive performances at the Winter Garden Theatre in , and would later revive the role at his own Booths Theatre. Other renowned Shakespeareans who appeared in New York in this era were Henry Irving, Tommaso Salvini, Fanny Davenport, lydia Thompson came to America in heading a small theatrical troupe, adapting popular English burlesques for middle-class New York audiences.
Thompsons troupe called the British Blondes, was the most popular entertainment in New York during the — theatrical season, the six-month tour ran for almost six extremely profitable years.
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A limited number of episodes of a show may be called a miniseries or a serial or limited series. Television series are without a fixed length and are divided into seasons or series. While there is no defined length, U. A television film is a film that is initially broadcast on television rather than released in theaters or direct-to-video, a program can be either recorded, as on video tape, other various electronic media forms, played with an on-demand player or viewed on live television.
Television programs may be fictional, or non-fictional and it may be topical, or historical. They could be primarily instructional or educational, or entertaining as is the case in situation comedy, a drama program usually features a set of actors playing characters in a historical or contemporary setting.
The program follows their lives and adventures, except for soap opera-type serials, many shows especially before the s, remained static without story arcs, and the main characters and premise changed little.
If some change happened to the characters lives during the episode, because of this, the episodes could be broadcast in any order. Since the s, there are series that feature progressive change to the plot. For instance, Hill Street Blues and St. Elsewhere were two of the first American prime time television series to have this kind of dramatic structure. While the later series, Babylon 5 is an example of such production that had a predetermined story running over its intended five-season run.
In , it was reported that television was growing into a component of major media companies revenues than film. Some also noted the increase in quality of television programs. When a person or company decides to create a new series, they develop the elements, consisting of the concept, the characters, the crew.
Then they offer it to the networks in an attempt to find one interested enough to order a prototype first episode of the series. If the network likes the pilot, they pick up the show to air it the next season, sometimes they save it for mid-season, or request rewrites and further review.
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