Synopses & Reviews
'Trust the indefatigable Stanley Green to come up with yet another lively look at one of the liveliest branches of American show business. Musical comedy buffs will relish Broadway Musicals. And even theater know-it-alls may discover a thing or two.'-John Beaufort, Christian Science Monitor
The most comprehensive and widely used Broadway reference book has been expanded and updated to include more than 300 of the most important and memorable productions of the American musical theatre. Chronologically arranged beginning with The Black Crook in 1866, this edition includes show entries up through the latest hits (Rent, Sunset Boulevard, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Victor/Victoria, Passion) and all the latest big revivals (Show Boat, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, The King and I). Features a wealth of statistics, inside information, critical reception, cast lists, and pithy commentary about each show. Includes seven completely revised, cross-referenced indexes and over 200 photographs.