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63 reviewed resources for broadway plays

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Broadway, Seriously: Crash Course Theater #46

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Not all Broadway shows feature exciting kick lines and jaw-dropping ballads. The 46th video from the Crash Course Drama and Theater Playlist talks about the serious side of Broadway. Part of the video covers the work of Tennessee...
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The Birth of Off Broadway: Crash Course Theater #47

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many Broadway shows, including Hamilton, got their start off the infamous street. Video 47 from the Crash Course Drama and Theater playlist focuses on the creation of Off-Broadway theater. Discussion centers around specific theaters and...
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The Lion King—The Broadway Musical Study Guide

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Musicals have been adapted from stage plays, novels, and movies. With The Lion King, Disney transforms its animated film into show-stopping, live-action musical theatre. The guide Disney provides to accompany a study of the award-winning...
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ALADDIN: Broadway's New Musical Comedy

For Parents 5th - 9th Standards
Aladdin, Disney's Broadway musical comedy, is a magic carpet ride. Prepare your class for a field trip to the show with a study guide that is a treasure trove of activities, cultural connections, and background information.
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Anastasia: The New Broadway Musical

For Parents 6th - 12th Standards
Whether you are planning a class trip to the theater or want to engage your drama club in an inclusive production unit, a resource focused on the Broadway musical Anastasia is sure to capture young imaginations. It includes background...
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The Harlem Renaissance: Crash Course Theater #41

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Artists shattered stereotypes during the Harlem Renaissance. Video 41 on the Crash Course Drama and Theater playlist describes art and theater during the time period with a focus on Broadway plays and musicals written by...
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Broadway Book Musicals: Crash Course Theater #50

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers of a short video learn about the development of the Broadway Book Musical in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Scholars explore the Golden Age of Broadway, which produced classics like Annie Get Your Gun and...
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Expressionist Theater: Crash Course Theater #38

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Darkness. Murder. Emotion. These traits characterize expressionist theater. A video, number 38 on the Crash Course Drama and Theater playlist, discusses key themes and works from the period. An overview of Spring Awakening, which...
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From Page to Stage

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners, utilizing video clips and Web sites, compare specific passages from original texts to moments in Broadway musicals on which they were based, analyzing similarities and differences between them. They adapt literature into a...
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WAITRESS on Broadway: Educational Toolkit

For Parents 9th - 12th Standards
What are the ingredients of happiness? Jenna, expert pie maker and the main character in the musical, Waitress, is faced with this question, as she struggles to free herself from an abusive marriage and pursue a happier life. The...
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Development of English Drama

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
From mystery plays to Shakespeare! Progress chronologically through the evolution of English drama, which began as a way for English clergymen in the eleventh century to illustrate biblical stories to the mass of illiterate commoners....
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From Start to Strike: A Lesson Plan for the Whole Theatre Experience

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce young thespians to all aspects of the theater. A syllabus for a one-semester drama course provides lessons that take learners from the history of drama to the many facets of play production.
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Our Town List 1 Worksheet

For Students 10th - 12th
Build vocabulary while reading Our Town, Thornton Wilder's Broadway play. This two-page resource highlights 20 tricky vocabulary words like alacrity, epitaph, languid, and vestige. In the first activity, pupils answer questions that use...
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Alexander Hamilton: Lawyer, Writer, and Founding Father

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Scholars analyze the impact Alexander Hamilton had on the creation of the United States. Primary documents and video clips give learners a glimpse into the life of one of America's Founding Fathers, arming them with enough information to...
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Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman

For Teachers 11th
Read biographical information on Arthur Miller, author and notable playwright. Show your class this presentation as you begin reading Death of a Salesman and look into the man who created the work.
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The Battle of the Greek Tragedies

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Introduce the origins of theater and dramatic roles with this highly entertaining, animated video. It illustrates the evolution of the stage from the shrinking of the chorus in dramas during the fifth century BCE in Ancient Greece, as...
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Wonder in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Would you rather be right, or would you rather be kind? A novel unit based on R.J. Palacio's Wonder focuses on the need to be kind to others and to accept their differences. As learners read the book, they discuss the themes of family...
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Working With Community and Cultural Resources

For Teachers K - 12th
On-Broadway, off-Broadway, community, repertory. So many types of theatre companies. Young theatre artists investigate the mission and goals of various theatre organizations to gain an understanding of the mission and intended audiences...
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Pantomime Exercise

For Teachers K - 6th
Learners of any age can learn to communicate using gestures and their bodies. They create a pantomime of a specific activity without using any words. This resource includes a link to an Off-Broadway Workshop for kids.
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Anti-Bullying Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Wicked is not just a Tony Award winning broadway musical. It also makes for a strong base to teach character education, specifically anti-bullying. Scholars listen, discuss, role play, and show what they know through a group presentation...
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The Crucible: A Unit Plan

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Arthur Miller's The Crucible certainly does ask questions which put readers "squarely in front of themselves." This unit plan for Miller's play, set in Salem during the 1692 witch trials, asks readers to consider the motives that set the...
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Playing it Straight

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students view live theatre. In this play productions lesson, students visit selected venues online or in person to see up to 32 plays in the United Kingdom.
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"Mambo" from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students encounter and study "Mambo" from "West Side Story," by Leonard Bernstein. They practice utilizing musical elements (instrumentation, tempo, and dynamics) to create a certain mood for a scene with music. Each student interprets...
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The Write Response

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore what impact the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 had on nine different American novelists. They write and share their own thoughts and feelings, then consider the role writing plays in their own lives,...

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