The Portrayal of Domestic Violence in the Broadway Musical Chicago: Historical Context, Musical Analysis, and Musical Theater as Violence Prevention.

McCormick, Megan C.

2017

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  • This thesis explores how domestic violence is portrayed in Fosse, Kander, and Ebb's hit 1975 musical Chicago and examines how problematic portrayals of this public health issue can reinforce harmful beliefs and attitudes about domestic violence. To address this, I developed an intervention program that used a Tufts University production of Chicago as a platform for violence prevention. I developed... read more
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