Bob Fosse Essays
Self-Destruction for Hedonistic Pleasure in The Great Gatsby and Cabaret 12th Grade
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby and Bob Fosse’s musical film Cabaret both explore how a lifelong pursuit of hedonistic pleasure will lead to self-destruction through the use of stylistic conventions of their text type. The term...
“Cabaret” and the History of Berlin’s Cabarets College
While “Cabaret” relies on the cabaret setting as a narrative force of the film, it is also based in the history surrounding cabaret performances in Berlin. Both in the film and in real life, the cabaret served as a place of degenerate art and...
How and Why Bob Fosse Transforms Key Elements of "Goodbye to Berlin" in "Cabaret" 11th Grade
Transformation allows for a re-interpretation of a text from a different perspective. The relationship between the composer, responder, text and context are integral in this metamorphosis. Christopher Isherwood’s novella Goodbye to Berlin (1939)...