Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance. The story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through the words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated whole. Although musical theatre overlaps with other theatrical forms…

Pantomime

Pantomime

Pantomime (informally panto), is a type of musical comedy stage production, designed for family entertainment. It was developed in England and is generally performed during the Christmas and New Year season. Modern pantomime includes songs, slapstick comedy and dancing, employs gender-crossing actors, and combines topical humour with a story loosely based on a well-known fairy…

Performance Art

Performance Art

In art, performance art is a performance presented to an audience, traditionally interdisciplinary. Performance may be either scripted or unscripted, random or carefully orchestrated; spontaneous or otherwise carefully planned with or without audience participation. The performance can be live or via media; the performer can be present or absent. It can be any situation that…

Dramatic Publishers and Licensing

Music Theatre International Licensing agent for many well known shows including Ain’t Misbehavin’, Aladdin, Alice in Wonderland, Annie, Assassins, Big The Musical, The Boy Friend, Bugsy Malone, Cinderella, Company, Fantasticks, Fiddler on the Roof, Follies, The Full Monty, Godspell, Guys and Dolls, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Into The Woods, Jekyll and…

Auto Sacramental

Auto Sacramental

Autos sacramentales (Spanish auto, “act” or “ordinance”; sacramental, “sacramental, pertaining to a sacrament”) are a form of dramatic literature which is peculiar to Spain, though in some respects similar in character to the old Morality plays of England. The auto sacramental may be defined as a dramatic representation of the mystery of the Eucharist. At…

Theatre In Education

Theatre In Education

Applied Drama is an umbrella term for the use of drama practice in a specific social context or environment. It is most often undertaken in spaces “not usually defined as theatre buildings, with participants who may or may not be skilled in theatre arts and to audiences who have a vested interest in the issue…