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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadway_theatre

Hundreds of musical comedies were staged on Broadway in the 1890s and early 1900s made up of songs written in New York's Tin Pan Alley involving composers such as Gus Edwards, John Walter Bratton, and George M. Cohan (Little Johnny Jones (1904), 45 Minutes From Broadway (1906), and George Washington Jr.

blog.loa.org/2010/10/damon-runyon-man-who-invented-broadway.html

Oct 4, 2010 ... Damon Runyon, the writer who, in Jimmy Breslin's words, “practically invented at least two entire decades of his times, and had everybody believing that his street, Broadway, actually existed,” was born 130 years ago today in Manhattan—the one in Kansas. Runyon didn't move to the other Manhattan until ...

www.theaterseatstore.com/history-of-broadway

It was during this time that many of the most well known musical composers created shows. Some of the most well known include Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Vincent Youmans, Jerome Kern, Noel Coward and Rodgers and Hart. Show Boat was the show that allowed drama to come back to Broadway as it had a ...

www.octaneseating.com/the-history-of-theater-on-broadway

Aug 8, 2016 ... The syndicate and the Shuberts were important in terms of the business side of theater, but there were also many creative talents who made Broadway theater the success that it is today. Harold “Hal” Prince is one such person. Prince is a producer and director known for the musicals that he introduced to ...

www.spotlightonbroadway.com/broadway-history

For more than a century, Broadway productions have not only made young, unknown actors household names but also produced stars associated with performances, songs, and dances that have entered mainstream American culture. These individuals, and the costumes and make-up schemes that have enhanced their ...

www.nyctourist.com/broadway-theater-history.htm

Originally coined by the New York Evening Telegram, "The Great White Way" refers to the Theater District area of Broadway, which encompasses 42nd St to 53rd St in Midtown. Beginning in the early-1900's, Broadway theaters used bright electric signs made up of white lights to advertise shows. Soon, the bright lights of  ...

ew.com/article/2015/05/06/meet-guys-who-invented-musical-broadways-something-rotten

May 6, 2015 ... Broadway's splashy new show Something Rotten! chronicles the efforts of two brothers (the aforementioned Bottoms, played by Brian d'Arcy James and John Cariani) who wind up inventing the musical while trying to escape from under the celebrity shadow of Shakespeare (played with cocky Jagger ...

dance.lovetoknow.com/Broadway_Dance_History

George Balanchine was one of the earliest recognized choreographers of Broadway dance history, having created the 1936 edition of Ziegfeld Follies. While Balanchine handled the ballet aspects of the production, it was another choreographer - Robert Alton - who brought forth the first modern dances, which still closely ...

broadway.showtickets.com/articles/broadway-and-theater-history

Jan 1, 2016 ... The district comprises more than 40 theaters and numerous other venues beyond the actual street of Broadway. The history of the district is almost as tragic as the many stories that have been listed throughout history. In the 1930s, Broadway experienced a major crisis that was largely due to the invention of ...