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Fefu and Her Friends (Paj Publications)
Fefu and Her Friends (Paj Publications)
by Maria Irene Fornes
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This is one of the best-loved off-Broadway plays of recent years. In the innovative original production, which Fornes herself directed, the audience follows the lives of eight women in five different environments.... (read more)

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Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics (1954-1981) with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes
Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics (1954-1981) with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes
by Stephen Sondheim
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In Hat Box, Stephen Sondheim presents his complete collected lyrics from the acclaimed Finishing the Hat and Look, I Made a Hat. This box set includes lyrics from Sondheim’s most popular shows like West Side Story, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park... (read more)

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The Irving Berlin Reader (Readers on American Musicians)
The Irving Berlin Reader (Readers on American Musicians)
by Benjamin Sears
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Without any formal training in music composition, Irving Berlin took a knack for music and turned it into the most successful songwriting career in American history. Berlin was the first Tin Pan Alley songwriter to go uptown to Broadway with a complete... (read more)

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Look, I Made a Hat: Collected Lyrics (1981-2011) with Attendant Comments, Amplifications, Dogmas, Harangues, Digressions, Anecdotes and Mi
Look, I Made a Hat: Collected Lyrics (1981-2011) with Attendant Comments, Amplifications, Dogmas, Harangues, Digressions, Anecdotes and Mi
by Stephen Sondheim
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In Hat Box, Stephen Sondheim presents his complete collected lyrics from the acclaimed Finishing the Hat and Look, I Made a Hat. This box set includes lyrics from Sondheim’s most popular shows like West Side Story, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park... (read more)

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Anything Goes: A History of American Musical Theatre
Anything Goes: A History of American Musical Theatre
by Ethan Mordden
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Ethan Mordden has been hailed as "a sharp-eared listener and a discerning critic," by Opera News, which compares his books to "dinner with a knowledgeable, garrulous companion." The "preeminent historian of the American musical" (New York Times), he... (read more)

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Caroline, or Change
Caroline, or Change
by Tony Kushner
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“There are moments in the history of theatre when stagecraft takes a new turn. I like to think that this happened for the American musical last week, when Tony Kushner’s Caroline, or Change (at the Public), a collaboration with composer... (read more)

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Showtime: A History of the Broadway Musical Theater
Showtime: A History of the Broadway Musical Theater
by Larry Stempel
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Showtime brings the history of Broadway musicals to life in a narrative as engaging as the subject itself. Beginning with the scandalous Astor Place Opera House riot of 1849, Larry Stempel traces the growth of musicals from minstrel shows and burlesques,... (read more)

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One More Kiss: The Broadway Musical in the 1970s (Golden Age of the Broadway Musical)
One More Kiss: The Broadway Musical in the 1970s (Golden Age of the Broadway Musical)
by Ethan Mordden
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Ethan Mordden's new entry in his history of the Broadway musical looks at an era that brought us not only the gritty reality of "A Chorus Line" and the brilliantly bittersweet works of Stephen Sondheim, but also the nostalgic crowd-pleasers "No, No... (read more)

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Selected Lyrics (American Poets Project)
Selected Lyrics (American Poets Project)
by Ira Gershwin
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The collaboration of Ira and George Gershwin was one of the summits of American popular music. Ira Gershwin's lyrics-with their stylish simplicity, exuberant comic invention, and colloquial eloquence-have entered the culture, and Robert Kimball has... (read more)

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Enchanted Evenings: the Broadway Musical From 'show Boat' To Sondheim and Lloyd Webber (2ND 09 Edition)
Enchanted Evenings: the Broadway Musical From 'show Boat' To Sondheim and Lloyd Webber (2ND 09 Edition)
by Geoffrey Block
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This new second edition of Enchanted Evenings offers theater lovers an illuminating behind-the-scenes tour of some of America's best loved, most admired, and most enduring musicals. Readers will find such all-time favorites as Show Boat, Carousel, Kiss... (read more)

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The Happiest Corpse I've Ever Seen: The Last Twenty-Five Years of the Broadway Musical
The Happiest Corpse I've Ever Seen: The Last Twenty-Five Years of the Broadway Musical
by Ethan Mordden
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For Ethan Mordden, the closing night of the hit musical, 42nd St. sounded the death knell of the art form of the Broadway musical. After that, big orchestras, real voices, recognizable books and intelligent lyrics went out the window in favor of cats... (read more)

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The Rise and Fall of the Broadway Musical
The Rise and Fall of the Broadway Musical
by Mark N. Grant
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A highly original, incisive, and spirited examination of the rise, heyday, and decline of American musical theatre.... (read more)

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On the Line: The Creation of a Chorus Line
On the Line: The Creation of a Chorus Line
by Thommie Walsh
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A Chorus Line, the biggest Broadway hit of its generation, is returning to Times Square in a major fall 2006 revival. The show is based on a remarkable series of taped discussions made in the mid 1970s with some of the top "gypsies" (veteran Broadway... (read more)

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A Purple Summer: Notes on the Lyrics of Spring Awakening
A Purple Summer: Notes on the Lyrics of Spring Awakening
by Steven Sater
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In February 1999, Steven Sater conceived the radical notion of creating a rock musical from Frank Wedekind's notorious Symbolist drama, Fruhlings Erwachen, and he enlisted his friend and writing partner Duncan Sheik in the enterprise. That night, Sater... (read more)

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What Would Barbra Do?: How Musicals Changed My Life
What Would Barbra Do?: How Musicals Changed My Life
by Emma Brockes
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Emma Brockes didn't always love musicals. In fact, she hated them. One of her earliest (and most painful) memories is of her mother singing "The Hills Are Alive" while young Emma crossed the street to go to her babysitting gig. According to her mother... (read more)

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The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical
The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical
by Warren Hoffman
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Broadway musicals are one of America’s most beloved art forms and play to millions of people each year. But what do these shows, which are often thought to be just frothy entertainment, really have to say about our country and who we are as a... (read more)

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Hair: The Story of the Show That Defined a Generation [With Pull-Out Poster]
Hair: The Story of the Show That Defined a Generation [With Pull-Out Poster]
by Eric Grode
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HAIR: The Story of the Show That Defined a Generation is the first and only authorized history of this groundbreaking show—from its original conception, to its highly influential initial run, to its numerous productions, to the 2009 sell-out... (read more)

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A History of the Takarazuka Revue Since 1914: Modernity, Girls' Culture, Japan Pop
A History of the Takarazuka Revue Since 1914: Modernity, Girls' Culture, Japan Pop
by Makiko Yamanashi
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Founded in the hot-spring resort town of the same name in 1914, Takarazuka is a kaleidoscopic medium, both in terms of its theatricality and visual characteristics. Yet, despite its prominence and popularity, it has not received the academic attention it... (read more)

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On the sunny side of the street :the life and lyrics of Dorothy Fields
On the sunny side of the street :the life and lyrics of Dorothy Fields
by Deborah Grace Winer
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The untold story of a great American songwriter Dorothy Fields wrote the lyrics for over 400 songs, among them "I'm in the Mood for Love", "On the Sunny Side of the Street", "A Fine Romance", and "The Way You Look Tonight". She lent her talents to such... (read more)

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How Musicals Work: And How to Write Your Own
How Musicals Work: And How to Write Your Own
by Julian Woolford
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This invaluable inside account, written by a writer and director of many successful musicals, is jam-packed with great advice, information, and exercises designed to help new musicals reach their full potential. It's the ultimate guide to what to do and... (read more)

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