Musicals pull their inspiration from many varied literary works. Whether it's a classic novel, a biography, a fairy tale, or even the Bible, this course will look at musicals that drew their inspiration from all things literary. The course will cover everything from classic musicals such as Showboat and Fiddler on the Roof to more modern adaptations such as Wicked and Hamilton. It will be an in-depth study on numerous musicals that use literary works as their source material. Class will utilize both music from many of the shows as well as video clips when available.