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Queer Musical Theatre

Bishopsgate Institute
Course summary
4 hours
Online courses
Leisure / Fun Classes

Course description

Queer Musical Theatre

Musical theatre has often been associated with high camp, but there’s a long history of Queer representation too. In this course, we will look at older works, such as Cabaret, and the show’s troubled history of Queer representation, classics like La Cage Aux Folles, and contemporary works including The Prom.

This course will look at stage and screen, controversy and representation, as well as considering the serious activist side of Queer musical theatre.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is for anyone with an interest in musical theatre and Queer history. No prior knowledge of these topics is required. The session will include video and audio clips.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of this course, you will have looked at:

  • Key texts in musical theatre
  • Key artists and practitioners
  • Links to wider Queer art and culture
  • Musical song analysis.

Course delivery details

Course occurs on Saturday, Timing: 11:00 - 15:00

Expenses

Course fee: £32/£24 conc.

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Bishopsgate Institute

Bishopsgate Institute is a cultural venue within the heart of London. Fiercely independent since 1895, Bishopsgate Institute attracts a vibrant, curious community and is a home for ideas and debate, learning and enquiry. Its motto is ‘I never stop learning’,...


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Bishopsgate Institute

230 Bishopsgate
EC2M 4QH London

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