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Today on Broadway: Monday, March 21, 2016

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Notes:

1. Stage, TV, and film star Shawn Elliott passed away at 79.

2. Pop Culture Happy Hour: ‘Hamilton’

3. This Week’s Major Openings
THE EFFECT at the Barrow Street Theatre

Dry Powder at The Public Theater

4. Casting
The SpongeBob Musical announces more composers

Aladdin’s seven stars have again extended their contracts through February 19th of 2017.

5. Feature

Rap: Broadway’s New Jazz? by John McWhorter
From ‘Shuffle Along’ to ‘Hamilton,’ a look at how black music has shaped the sound of U.S. musical theatre.

Pedagogy Notebook: The Role of Latina/o Adaptations in the Teaching of Classical Theatre by Carla Della Gatta
In this installment of the Pedagogy Notebook series, professor Carla Della Gatta writes about how she integrated Latina/o artists into a critical studies class on Greek and Roman theatre.

 


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