Musical Theater History - Early 20th Century

Vaudeville, Burlesque, Traveling Shows in the early 1900's through the depression era formed the roots of today's modern musical theater tradition. Join Director Matthew Howe on a journey back in time to learn what was behind these early productions and what they meant to the people who saw them.

Deepen your love of musical theater by understanding its history

Learn about the shows and acts that began the musical theater tradition

Understand the way theater serves society in different eras

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