Bob Fosse Essays
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)...
“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...
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...