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  1. Week 1 - The Problem with Music Theatre Part 1: The live and the recorded 2 items
    1. Experiencing Live Musical Theatre Performance

      Chapter Essential Reading Chapter 7 'Experiencing Live Musical Theatre Performance'

    2. Wider Reading 1 item
  2. Week 2 - Gender, Sexuality and Musical Theatre 3 items
    1. Wider reading 1 item
      1. Screening the male: exploring masculinities in Hollywood cinema - Steven Cohan, Ina Rae Hark 1993 (electronic resource)

        Book Background Reading

  3. Week 3 - Paying the bill: music theatre and globalisation 5 items
    Before the session watch: Cats, Evita and/or Les Miserables
    1. Theatre & globalization - Dan Rebellato 2009

      Book  Read pp. 30 - 49

    2. Wider reading 4 items
      1. The Cambridge companion to the musical - William A. Everett, Paul R. Laird 2008

        Book Recommended Reading See the chapter "The megamusical and beyond: the creation, internationalisation and impact of a genre" in particular, pp. 250 - 269

  4. Week 4: The Problem with Music Theatre Part 2: High art, low art or middlebrow – and does it matter? 2 items
    1. Theatres of Popular Entertainment 1850 - 1970

      Chapter Essential Reading McConachie, B.A., (2010) Popular Entertainments 1850 - 1920 pp. 327 – 340 [available as an ebook via the library catalogue]

    2. A queer sort of materialism: recontextualizing American theater - David Savran c2003

      Book Essential Reading pp.3 – 55

  5. Week 5 - Musical Theatre and Racial Politics 4 items
    1. Wider Reading 2 items
      1. The musical: race, gender and performance - Susan Smith 2005

        Book 

  6. Week 6 - Writing for musical theatre 9 items
    1. How Musicals Work: And How to Write Your Own - Julian Woolford 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    2. The Sound of Music (1965) Friday, 1 Jan 2016

      Audio-visual document 

    3. West Side Story (1961) Thursday, 29 Dec 2016

      Audio-visual document 

    4. Wider Reading 5 items
      1. The art of the American musical: conversations with the creators - Jackson R. Bryer, Richard Allan Davison c2005

        Book 

  7. Week 7 - PaR & Interculturalism in musical theatre 1 item
    1. The Copla Musical: Exploring Intercultural Exchanges between English and Spanish Musical Theatre - Alejandro Postigo Gómez 2015

      Article  Click on pdf "Descargar el archivo pdf" to access full article.

  8. Week 8 - Queer Theory and Music Theatre 6 items
    1. Before the session watch: West Side Story and The Sound of Music

    2. Feeling Pretty: West Side Story and U.S. Puerto Rican Identity

      Chapter  Negron-Muntaner, F., 2004. 'Feeling Pretty: West Side Story and U.S. Puerto Rican Identity' in Boricua Pop: Puerto Ricans and the Latinization of American Culture. New York: New York University Press, pp. 58 – 84

    3. A problem like Maria: gender and sexuality in the American musical - Stacy Ellen Wolf c2002

      Book  pp. 1 - 15

    4. Wider Reading 3 items
      1. Theorising Queer Performance

        Chapter  Available as ebook on library catalogue. Greer, S., 2012. 'Theorising Queer Performance' in Contemporary british queer performance. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp 3 - 33.

      2. The American musical and the performance of personal identity - Raymond Knapp 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 5 'Gender and Sexuality' - Knapp, R (2006) The American Musical: And the Performance of Personal Identity, Princeton: Princeton University Press, pp. 205 – 263

      3. Unfinished show business: Broadway musicals as works-in-process - Bruce Kirle c2005

        Book  pp. 179 – 183.

  9. Week 9 - The Jukebox 1 item
  10. Week 10 - The Future 2 items
    1. The Cambridge companion to the musical - William A. Everett, Paul R. Laird 2008

      Book Essential Reading Essential reading, pp. 250 - 269

    2. Wider Reading 1 item