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Author Gottfried, Martin.

Title Broadway musicals / Martin Gottfried.

Publication Info. New York : Abradale Press : H.N. Abrams, 1984.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Julia Hull DL Adult Non Fiction - JHLY-14  782.81 GOT    AVAILABLE
 Mount Morris PL Stacks - MMLY-14  782.81 Got    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island SD 41 - High School Stacks - RHSG-6  782.81 GOT    AVAILABLE
Description 352 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 35 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents The elements of a musical book -- Music -- Lyrics -- designing a show -- Directing the show directors -- Mister Abbott -- Jerome Robbins -- Bob Fosse -- The directors' era -- Running a show through-Annie -- Composers: the giants Jerome Kern -- Richard Rodgers -- Cole Porter -- George Gershwin -- Irving Berlin -- The modern era -- Composers: the masters -- The professionals -- Stephen Sondheim -- Black musicals -- Finale.
Summary A profusely illustrated account of the history and development of musical theater, with an explanation of how a show is put together and anecdotes about performers, composers, directors, and individual shows.
Subject Musicals -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism.
Musicals. (OCoLC)fst01030814
Musical. (DE-588)4040801-2
Musicals -- New York (N.Y.) -- History and criticism.
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
Genre/Form Musicals. (OCoLC)fst01726680
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
ISBN 0810980606

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