Broadway Musicals: Show by Show

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2011 - Performing Arts - 481 pages
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(Applause Books). This updated edition of one of the best-selling and comprehensive Broadway reference books, first published in 1985, has been expanded to include many of the most important and memorable productions of the American musical theater, including revivals. Chronologically arranged beginning with The Black Crook in 1866, the seventh edition adds new entries and photos on numerous musicals from recent years, including American Idiot , Billy Elliot: The Musical , Hair (revival), Memphis , Next to Normal , Rock of Ages , The Addams Family , West Side Story (revival), and Fela! Broadway Musicals, Show by Show features a wealth of statistics and inside information, plus critical reception, cast lists, pithy commentary about each show, and numerous detailed indexes that no Broadway fan will want to be without.
  

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Musical-comedy specialist Green has produced another winner in this survey of hit Broadway musicals from 1866's The Black Crook to 1985's Big River. Although not as complete as Gerald Bordman's ... Read full review

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About the Author:
Stanley Green, who has been a lecturer, film publicist, magazine writer, and editor, is the author of seven other books, including The Great Clowns of Broadway and Encyclopaedia of the Musical Theatre.

CARY GINELL, a music historian and radio broadcaster, is the owner of Sound Thinking Music Research, where he works as a music consultant for the entertainment industry. He is also the co-owner of the Origin Jazz Library record label, and has conducted oral histories with many seminal musicians in country music and jazz. He is the author of "The Decca Hillbilly Discography, 1927-1945" (Greenwood, 1989) and "Milton Brown and the Founding of Western Swing" (1994).

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