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Broadway on the Ruhr: The Musical Comedy in the New Millennium
Dortmund, June 2000

CALL FOR PAPERS Musical Comedy International Congress 2000 BROADWAY ON THE RUHR THE MUSICAL COMEDY IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM International Interdisciplinary Congress and Festival Dortmund, Germany at the Westfalenhallen Convention Center June 22-25, 2000
We are pleased to invite you to participate in the International Interdisciplinary Congress and Festival Broadway on the Ruhr: The Musical Comedy in the New Millennium, the first congress in Germany devoted to such diverse issues as the production of musical comedies, aspects of cultural and musical management, performance practice and last but not least music education. The Rhine Ruhr area in Germany has become the longest Musical Comedy Mile in the world over the last years. Broadway on the Ruhr invites Musical Comedy activities from all over the world to the city of Dortmund. Specialists from the areas of literature, theatre and/or Cultural Studies, musicology, music education, teachers and students of English and music, experts from the fields of composition, theatre and performance studies, the theatre, musical management, and town-planning etc. are invited to join a truly interdisciplinary discourse on current developments in the musical comedy. The Congress will be held in association with several national and international music and theatre societies and cultural institutions. It will include a substantial amount of practical work in the field, i.e. workshops, practical presentations as well as performances of musical comedies. A number of international specialists have already been invited. Further proposals for papers/workshops/presentations are welcome and should be sent immediately together with an abstract of about 250 words and a short biographical sketch to the Congress Office. The acceptance of the suggested papers or contributions will be settled by the programme committee soon afterwards. The Congress proceedings will be published. The Congress languages are English and German. For further information and details, please visit the WebSite at:">"> There you will also find a Registration Form that you can fill in, print out and send to the Congress Office. Musical Congress - Congress Office Prof. Dr. Christiane Bimberg Universität Dortmund Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik Emil-Figge-Str. 50 D-44221 Dortmund / Germany Tel. 0049-231-755-2908 / Fax. 0049-231-755-5450 WebSite: E-mail: E-mail: