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'There's gotta be something better than this': Challenging the role of big emotion in the transition from speech to song
Studies in Musical Theatre (2016) Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 133-142

In musical theatre, the idea that a character sings because speech cannot capture the heightened emotion of a particular moment or situation is broadly accepted. As a director working regularly in training contexts, I see a fundamental problem with describing ...