Chorus Line The Movie (Piano Vocal Guitar Series) by Hal Leonard Corp.

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Number of Pages88
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ISBN 100881884340
ISBN 109780881884340

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Thank you for your : Applause. Synopsis. A Chorus Line examines one day in the lives of seventeen dancers, all vying for a spot in the “chorus line” of a Broadway musical.

After the first round of cuts, Zach, the director and choreographer, asks each dancer to speak about themselves. Discomfort opens into revelation, confession leads to redemption, and within the bright, outwardly homogenous chorus, the audience begins. “A Chorus Line” shined a spotlight (literally and figuratively) on the components of this dancing machine, as the show’s director (and Mr.

Bennett’s alter ego) interrogated the finalists. Avian shared a Tony Award with Bennett for their work on “ A Chorus Line,” the show that reinvented the Broadway musical in the s.

He went on to produce “ Dreamgirls,” and, on London's West End, choreographed “Follies,” “ Martin Guerre, ” “The Witches of Eastwick,” “Miss Saigon” and “Sunset Boulevard.”. 11 videos Play all A Chorus Line Original ( Broadway Cast) Musicalsongs6 '81 Tonys: A Chorus Line, Ain't Misbehavin', Annie, Sweeney Todd, Evita.

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Theatrical credits: RENT, A Chorus Line, The King and I, Little Women. Favorite role: “Leaf Coneybear” in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. A dancer and co-choreographer for the WNBA Phoenix Mercury, his expertise led to becoming a choreographer for the NHL Arizona Coyotes and establishing their first on-ice dance team performance.

Get this from a library. On the line: the creation of A chorus line. [Robert Viagas; Baayork Lee; Thommie Walsh] -- Call them dancers. When they arrived at a taping session led by Michael Bennett in January ofall they had to do was answer a few questions about their lives.

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A CHORUS LINE. Conceived and Originally Directed and Choreographed by Michael Bennett. Book by James Kirkwood & Nicholas Dante Music by Marvin Hamlisch Lyrics by Edward Kleban.

Co Choreographed by Bob Avian. Original Broadway production produced by the New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp, Producer, in association with Plum Productions, Inc.

Chorus Line, A Synopsis - Broadway musical The play shows the selection of candidates for some kind of dance performance combining the group of 4 men and the same number of women who are selected from all present. Selector wants to hear the 17 candidates talk. About A Chorus Line Sheet Music.

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Real name: Conrado Morales. He danced in the choruses of Applause and other Broadway shows as well as various TV shows and nightclubs while pursuing his dream of becoming a writer when Michael Bennett, a friend, called and asked him to collaborate on the first draft of the book for A Chorus Line.

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A Chorus Line was his big directorial project, taking a realistic look at the dancer's life he knew so well. "Originally it was based on two extraordinary sessions of interviews with dancers all. A Chorus Line (Original, Musical, Drama, Broadway) opened in New York City and played through   A Chorus Line was nominated for 13 Tony Awards in and won nine, including Best Musical, Best Director and Best Choreography.

InA. Nicholas Dante, Writer: A Chorus Line. Nicholas Dante was born on Novem in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Conrado Morales. He was a writer, known for A Chorus Line (), A Chorus Line () and A Chorus Line ().

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A Chorus Line A Selected Bibliography Compiled by William McKay. Bennett, Michael & Kirkwood, James & Dante, Nicholas, & Hamlisch, Marvin & Kleban, Edward.

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About A Chorus Line A Chorus Line is a musical with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and a book by James Kirkwood, Jr. and Nicholas Dante. Centred on seventeen Broadway dancers auditioning for spots on a chorus line, the musical is set on the bare stage of a Broadway theatre during an audition for a musical.

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