Musical theatre and politics

  • Dennis Altman
Nøgleord: Musical, Musical theatre, Political expression, Politics

Resumé

 The musical is in some ways the most significant contribution of the United States to theatre. Musicals have long been a space for considerable political expression, which is often overlooked in the tendency to view them as no more than light popular entertainments.

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Publiceret
2020-05-27
Citation/Eksport
Altman, D. (2020). Musical theatre and politics. Politik, 23(1). https://doi.org/10.7146/politik.v23i1.120313