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Jews & African Americans in American Musical Theatre (3 cr)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-J 258 (32214) / FOLK-F 252 (34457) / AAAD-A 290 (34458)
MW 3:00-4:15 (AC C112)
GenEd S&H; CASE S&H; CASE DUS; credit given for only one of J258, FOLK-F 252 or AAAD-A 290

In this course, we will look at the representation of Jews and African-Americans on the musical theater stage.  Focusing on major works such as Shuffle Along, The Wiz, Fiddler on the Roof and The Producers, we will explore what it means for each group to represent itself and to be represented through the conventions of musical theater.