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A companion to the six-part PBS documentary series, Broadway: The American Musical is the first comprehensive history of the musical, from its roots at the turn of the 20th century through the smashing successes of the new millennium. The in-depth text is lavishly illustrated with a treasure trove of photographs, sheet-music covers, posters, scenic renderings, production stills, rehearsal shots and caricatures, many previously unpublished. Revised and updated, with a brand-new foreword by Julie Andrews and new material on all the Broadway musicals through the 2009-2010 season.

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A companion to the six-part PBS documentary series, Broadway: The American Musical is the first comprehensive history of the musical, from its roots at the turn of the 20th century through the smashing successes of the new millennium. The in-depth text is lavishly illustrated with a treasure trove of photographs, sheet-music covers, posters, scenic renderings, production stills, rehearsal shots and caricatures, many previously unpublished. Complementing the narrative are sidebars that highlight the stars, the shows, and the songs - the key ingredients that make the musical great. Each chapter also includes essays written by some of Broadway's most fascinating luminaries, past and present. This edition has been revised and updated, with a brand-new foreword by Julie Andrews and new material on all the Broadway musicals through the 2009-2010 season.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781423491033
Author:
Maslon, Laurence
Publisher:
Applause Theatre & Cinema Book Publishers
Based on a Play by:
Kantor, Michael
Based on a Play:
Kantor, Michael
Author:
Kantor, Michael
Subject:
Theater - Broadway & Musical Revue
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Musicals
Subject:
Drama-Musical Theater
Publication Date:
20100531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
497
Dimensions:
11.20x9.40x1.40 in. 5.10 lbs.

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Product details 497 pages Applause Theatre & Cinema Book Publishers - English 9781423491033 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A companion to the six-part PBS documentary series, Broadway: The American Musical is the first comprehensive history of the musical, from its roots at the turn of the 20th century through the smashing successes of the new millennium. The in-depth text is lavishly illustrated with a treasure trove of photographs, sheet-music covers, posters, scenic renderings, production stills, rehearsal shots and caricatures, many previously unpublished. Complementing the narrative are sidebars that highlight the stars, the shows, and the songs - the key ingredients that make the musical great. Each chapter also includes essays written by some of Broadway's most fascinating luminaries, past and present. This edition has been revised and updated, with a brand-new foreword by Julie Andrews and new material on all the Broadway musicals through the 2009-2010 season.
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