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THEA 1103: Musical Theatre: Scavenger Hunt

Library Guide for Theatre 1103: Freshman Voice for Traditional Musical Theatre

The Scavenger Hunt

Photo from Arthur Jones' play "The Masqueraders", New York Empire Theatre, ca. 1895

Your Quest

THEA 1300 MUSICAL THEATRE SCAVENGER HUNT

Divide yourselves into teams of 2-3 people (list team members here):

Make sure there's at least one team member with a smartphone who's agreeable to photo-document your adventure via group selfies!

Using the tools and resources on this orientation guide, ...

  1. Locate and retrieve a theatre-related book from the library and take a group "shelfie" at the shelf where you found it.

     
  2. Using the Internet Broadway Database, find a musical that opened in the year each of your group members were born and list shows/years here:

     
  3. Using the Internet Broadway Database, find an award for best musical from the year each of your group members were born and list shows/years here:

     
  4. Find a helpful library staff member at one of the service points and take a group photo with them.
  5. How would you go about making an appointment with your librarian and what meeting location would you choose?

     
  6. Using MusicalTheaterSongs.com, find a ballad for a character that's your actual age and voice type (for each group member). List the songs/shows. 

 

  1. Find a book about musical theatre and take a photo of your group where you found it.
  2. Find a score that includes various songs from musicals and take a photo of your group where you found it.
  3. Find a favorite study spot in the library and take a group photo there.

 

  1.  After you fill out this sheet, take a photo and upload it with your scavenger hunt photos at: http://tiny.cc/theatrehunt

 

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