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Producing Amateur Entertainments; Varied Stunts and Other Numbers with Program Plans and Directions

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 Excerpt: ..."What are the wild waves saying! Sounds fishy to me"--a vocal solo: "Echoes of the Lorelei"--a Dance of the Mermaids in soft blue and green costumes. This dance is very effective if the girls selected have red hair. "Shark and Co., Inc." (giving any dramatic burlesque) appear after a long and successful run ...
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Producing amateur entertainments; varied stunts and other numbers with program plans and directions

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 Excerpt: ..."What are the wild waves saying! Sounds fishy to me"--a vocal solo: "Echoes of the Lorelei"--a Dance of the Mermaids in soft blue and green costumes. This dance is very effective if the girls selected have red hair. "Shark and Co., Inc." (giving any dramatic burlesque) appear after a long and successful run in Neptune's Deep-Sea Theater. Entire Company sing their "Aqua Mater." There may be specialty choruses of Star Pish, Deep-Sea Monsters, etc. (see page 19). Sell Salt Water Taffy if obtainable. Hallowe'en Minstrels. Chorus: in similar costumes of orange and black. Or they may be in all sorts of fantastic costumes, typical of Hallowe'en. Middleman: Mr. (or Mrs.) Jack-o'-Lantern, familiarly known as Jack. Either of the following is effective for entrance: 1. Each performer covers costume with sheet and enters, carrying a lighted Jack-o'-Lantern (see page 82). When lights go up, the "ghosts" throw back sheets and other costumes are revealed. 2. Have a lively Hallowe 'en parade up the aisle and on to stage. In ways such as these a Minstrel Show may be given at any time of the year, with appropriate costumes and with timely special numbers. The following are suggestive of the great variety of possible Minstrels. 1. Christmas Belle Minstrels. Holly costumes of red and green. Middleman: Santa Claus or King Winter. 2. St. Patrick Minstrels. Costumes of green. Use Irish songs, jokes, and dances. 3. Uncle Sam's Singing Army. For patriotic occasions. Middleman: Mr. (or Mrs.) Uncle Sam. 4. Colonial Minstrels. Use old-fashioned costumes. 5. Camp and Scamp Minstrels. Wear Camp clothes. (See page 122.) 6. College Minstrels. Feature college colors, songs, stunts, cheers. A social dancing number may be "The Junior Pro...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781150586088
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 52
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.11 (d)

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