COLL 145 - SOCIAL ISSUES MODERN MUSICALS
Long Title: FROM RENT TO HAMILTON: SOCIAL ISSUES IN MODERN MUSICALS (BROWN)
Department: College Courses
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 1
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Through analysis of recent productions (such as Next to Normal, Billy Elliot, and Hamilton), students will explore how the Broadway musical’s storytelling conventions and contemporary cultural and commercial contexts inform its representation of race, class, gender, disability, and social change. No previous music or theater experience needed.