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Course Description

Representing Jews & African Americans in American Musical Theatre (3 cr.)
Judah Cohen
JSTU-J 203 / FOLK-F 252 Folklore & the Humanities
MW 9:30-10:45

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.