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"Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me": Staging Stories of Immigration to the USA
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Multidisciplinary Panel, co-sponsored by Music Theatre/Dance and the American Theatre & Drama Society.

When: 7/27/2014
11:30 AM
Where: Princess A
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“Send these, the Homeless, Tempest-tost to Me”: Staging Stories of Immigration to the U.S.A.
Princess A

MULTIDISCIPLINARY SESSION - FOCUS GROUPS: American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS) Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D)
Theatre History (TH)

Barrie Gelles, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Passing as Citizens: Jewish Immigration and Acculturation in The Education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*AN, Rags, and Ragtime

Amanda Boyle, University of Kansas
The Adding Machine: The Musical

Anne Healy, University of Texas, Arlington
Staged Assimilation as Seen in The Immigrant, Haven, and The Immigration and Musical Theatre: Dramatized Orchestral Work Ellis Island: The Dream of America

Stuart Hecht, Boston University
Melting Pots, Salad Bowls, and Soup: Hull-House Theatre and Americanization

Geraldine Maschio, University of Kentucky
Falling Flat on My Face: Immigrant Character on the Vaudeville Stage

Participants will investigate plays and musicals that feature stories of immigration to the United States of America and discuss their importance and relevance. 

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