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Even though the three longest-running musicals in Broadway history were s British imports, the modern musical theatre form is predominantly a product of American talent and creativity. true Despite the popularity of the form, no musical has ever received the Pulitzer Prize. Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated gh musical theatre overlaps with other theatrical forms like opera and . Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of performing art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a performers may communicate this experience to the audience through combinations of gesture, speech, song, music, and dance. The Theatre of Cruelty, developed by Antonin Artaud, aimed to shock audiences through gesture, image, sound and lighting. Natasha Tripney describes how Artaud's ideas took shape, and traces their influence on directors and writers such as Peter Brook, Samuel Beckett and Jean Genet.
Melodrama was the primary form of theatre during the 19 th century, despite other influences, becoming the most popular by Melodrama is still with us today. In the early ’s, most were romantic, exotic, or supernatural. In the ’s, they became more familiar in settings and characters. In the ’s, became more elevated. Vsevolod Meyerhold was born Karl Kasimir Theodor Meierhold in Penza on 28 January o.s. (9 February n.s.) to Russian-German wine manufacturer Friedrich Emil Meierhold and his Russian-Dutch wife, Elisabeth Alvina Luitgard (née van der Neese). He was the youngest of eight children. After completing school in , Meierhold studied law at Moscow University but Born: 9 February [O.S. 28 January] , . Such passion is hard to argue with, and its effects are still being celebrated today: Wong founded the Risk Theatre Modern Tragedy Playwright Competition, the largest for the writing of tragedy Author: Kerrie Nicholson. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and