Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

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
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
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.