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Below is the archived schedule from BroadwayCon 2016. Please note that it may not accurately reflect everything that took place, as we made on-the-fly changes due to the blizzard.

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Saturday, January 23 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Divas, Darlings, and Dames: Women in Broadway Musicals of the 1960s

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The image of the Single Girl—sassy, sexual, and employed—was a staple of 1960s popular culture. Broadway musicals, including Oliver!, Man of La Mancha, Mame, Hello, Dolly!, Cabaret, and Sweet Charity, presented singing and dancing versions of this figure. How did the performance of femininity on Broadway converse with U.S. culture in the mid-1960s? Join Professor Stacy Wolf for a multimedia exploration of femininity onstage, featuring clips from your favorite 1960s musicals. 

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Stacy Wolf

Professor of Theater, Princeton University
Stacy Wolf is Professor of Theater and Director of the Princeton Arts Fellows in the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University, where she teaches classes in musical theatre history (including a seminar on the musicals of Stephen Sondheim), performance studies, and gender and... Read More →


Saturday January 23, 2016 4:00pm - 4:50pm
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