Along with jazz and abstract expressionism, the Broadway musical is one of the few uniquely American art forms. A companion to the six-part PBS documentary series (winner of the 2005 Emmy Award for Best
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The book features chapters on Jean Ross and Christopher Isherwood - the real people behind the singular characters of Sally Bowles and Clifford Bradshaw/Brian Roberts - and includes background information
In a Maine coastal village toward the end of the 19th century, swaggering, carefree carnival barker Billy Bigelow captivates and marries naive millworker Julie Jordan. Billy loses his job just as he learns
In The Complete Book of 1990s Broadway Musicals, Dan Dietz examines in detail every musical that opened on Broadway during the 1990s. This book discusses the era's major hits (Miss Saigon, Crazy for You,
This updated and revised second edition delves into Stephen Schwartz's creative process for the new stage musicals The Hunchback of Notre Dame; The Prince of Egypt and other shows. It provides
The full text and complete lyrics, as well as photographs from the original production. "One of the great works of the American musical theatre. It is darling, touching, beautiful, warm, funny and
Sondheim, Stephen. Published by Applause, New York, NY. Copyright 1991. A book of the complete show including libretto, photos, biographies of the show's writers, and an introduction by Larry Gelbart.
This is the rags to riches story of Cy Feuer, who, after becoming the executive officer of the Air Corps film division in World War II, teams up with the late Ernie Martin to become a legendary Broadway
During its acclaimed Off-Broadway and Broadway runs, In the Heights became an audience phenomenon and a critical success. It's easy to see why: with an amazing cast, a gripping story, and
The King and I opened on Broadway on March 29, 1951. The musical is based on a 1944 novel by Margaret Landon, Anna and the King of Siam, which in turn was adapted from the real-life reminiscences of Anna
Music, Song, Dance, and Theater explores the innovative programs and interventions in youth community practice that draw on the performing arts as a way to reach and engage the target populations.
This revised and expanded edition of Kislan's acclaimed study of America's musical theater includes a new section on "Recent Musical Theater: Issues and Problems." "The ancient union of drama and song,