Broadway Musicals, Show by Show

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Kay Green
Hal Leonard Corporation, 1996 - Music - 386 pages
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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.
  

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Contents

THE BLACK CROOK
3
EVANGELINE
4
ROBIN HOOD
5
THE FORTUNE TELLER
6
THE WIZARD OF OZ
8
LITTLE JOHNNY JONES
10
FORTYFIVE MINUTES FROM BROADWAY
13
FOLLIES OF 1907
14
MY FAIR LADY
168
THE MOST HAPPY FELLA
170
LIL ABNER
171
CANDIDE
172
NEW GIRL IN TOWN
173
WEST SIDE STORY
175
JAMAICA
176
THE MUSIC MAN
177

THE MERRY WIDOW
15
THE CHOCOLATE SOLDIER
16
MADAME SHERRY
17
THE PINK LADY
18
SWEETHEARTS
19
WATCH YOUR STEP
20
THE BLUE PARADISE
21
VERY GOOD EDDIE
23
OH BOY
24
LEAVE IT TO JANE
26
SINBAD
29
ZIEGFELD FOLLIES
31
IRENE
32
SALLY
33
SHUFFLE ALONG
34
MUSIC BOX REVUE
37
BLOSSOM TIME
38
GEORGE WHITES SCANDALS
40
ANDRE CHARLOTS REVUE OF 1924
42
ROSEMARIE
43
LADY BE GOOD
44
THE STUDENT PRINCE IN HEIDELBERG
45
THE GARRICK GAIETIES
46
NO NO NANETTE
47
DEAREST ENEMY
48
SUNNY
50
THE COCOANUTS
51
TIPTOES
52
COUNTESS MARITZA
53
THE DESERT SONG
54
RIO RITA
55
HIT THE DECK
56
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE
58
FUNNY FACE
59
SHOW BOAT
60
ROSALIE
62
THE THREE MUSKETEERS
63
THE NEW MOON
64
HOLD EVERYTHING
65
WHOOPEE
66
FOLLOW THRU
67
SWEET ADELINE
68
FIFTY MILLION FRENCHMEN
69
STRIKE UP THE BAND
70
FLYING HIGH
71
FINE AND DANDY
72
THREES A CROWD
73
THE NEW YORKERS
74
EARL CARROLL VANITIES
76
THE CAT AND THE FIDDLE
77
OF THEE I SING
78
FACE THE MUSIC
79
FLYING COLORS
80
MUSIC IN THE AIR
81
TAKE A CHANCE
82
AS THOUSANDS CHEER
83
ROBERTA
84
ZIEGFELD FOLLIES
85
NEW FACES
86
40
87
ANYTHING GOES
88
AT HOME ABROAD
89
PORGY AND BESS
91
JUBILEE
92
JUMBO
93
ON YOUR TOES
94
RED HOT AND BLUE
96
THE SHOW IS ON
97
BABES IN ARMS
98
PINS AND NEEDLES
100
THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
101
I MARRIED AN ANGEL
102
HELLZAPOPPIN
103
KNICKERBOCKER HOLIDAY
104
LEAVE IT TO ME
105
THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE
107
TOO MANY GIRLS
108
DUBARRY WAS A LADY
109
LOUISIANA PURCHASE
110
CABIN IN THE SKY
111
PAL JOEY
112
LADY IN THE DARK
113
BEST FOOT FORWARD
114
LETS FACE IT
115
BY JUPITER
116
THIS IS THE ARMY
117
OKLAHOMA
119
THE MERRY WIDOW
120
CARMEN JONES
122
FOLLOW THE GIRLS
124
BLOOMER GIRL
125
ON THE TOWN
126
CAROUSEL
127
THE RED MILL
128
ST LOUIS WOMAN
129
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
130
STREET SCENE
132
FINIANS RAINBOW
133
SWEETHEARTS
134
HIGH BUTTON SHOES
136
MAKE MINE MANHATTAN
137
LOVE LIFE
138
AS THE GIRLS GO
139
KISS ME KATE
141
SOUTH PACIFIC
143
MISS LIBERTY
144
GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES
146
CALL ME MADAM
147
GUYS AND DOLLS
148
THE KING AND I
151
A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN
152
PAL JOEY
153
NEW FACES OF 1952
154
WONDERFUL TOWN
155
PORGY AND BESS
156
ME AND JULIET
157
KISMET
158
THE THREEPENNY OPERA
159
THE GOLDEN APPLE
160
THE PAJAMA GAME
161
THE BOY FRIEND
162
PETER PAN
163
FANNY
164
HOUSE OF FLOWERS
165
PLAIN AND FANCY
166
DAMN YANKEES
167
FLOWER DRUM SONG
178
REDHEAD
179
DESTRY RIDES AGAIN
180
ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
181
GYPSY
182
TAKE ME ALONG
183
THE SOUND OF MUSIC
184
LITTLE MARY SUNSHINE
186
GREENWILLOW
187
BYE BYE BIRDIE
188
THE FANTASTICKS
189
IRMA LA DOUCE
190
THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN
191
CAMELOT
193
DO RE MI
194
CARNIVAL
195
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
196
NO STRINGS
197
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
198
STOP THE WORLD I WANT TO GET OFF
199
LITTLE ME
200
OLIVER
201
SHE LOVES ME
202
110 IN THE SHADE
203
HELLO DOLLY
204
WHAT MAKES SAMMY RUN?
206
FUNNY GIRL
207
HIGH SPIRITS
208
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
209
GOLDEN BOY
210
HALF A SIXPENCE
211
THE ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT THE SMELL OF THE CROWD
212
ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER
213
MAN OF LA MANCHA
215
SWEET CHARITY
216
MAME
217
THE APPLE TREE
218
CABARET
219
I DO I DO
220
YOURE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN
221
YOUR OWN THING
222
GEORGE MI
223
HAIR
224
ZORBA
225
PROMISES PROMISES
226
1776
227
PURLIE
228
COMPANY
229
THE ROTHSCHILDS
230
NO NO NANETTE
231
FOLLIES
232
GODSPELL
233
TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
234
SUGAR
235
PIPPIN
236
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
237
IRENE
238
RAISIN
239
THE MAGIC SHOW
240
THE WIZ
241
SHENANDOAH
242
A CHORUS LINE
243
CHICAGO
244
PACIFIC OVERTURES
245
ANNIE
247
THE KING AND I
248
ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
249
DANCIN
250
AINT MISBEHAVIN
251
IM GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON THE ROAD
252
SWEENEY TODD
253
PETER PAN
254
SUGAR BABIES
255
BARNUM
256
42nd STREET
257
THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
258
SOPHISTICATED LADIES
259
WOMAN OF THE YEAR
260
DREAMGIRLS
261
NINE
262
CATS
263
ON YOUR TOES
264
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
266
ZORBA
268
SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
269
BIG RIVER
270
SONG AND DANCE
271
SWEET CHARITY
272
ME AND MY GIRL
273
LES MISERABLES
275
STARLIGHT EXPRESS
276
ANYTHING GOES
277
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
278
CHESS
279
JEROME ROBBINS BROADWAY
280
GRAND HOTEL
281
GYPSY
282
ASPECTS OF LOVE
283
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
284
MISS SAIGON
285
THE SECRET GARDEN
286
THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES
287
CRAZY FOR YOU
288
FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
289
GUYS AND DOLLS
290
JELLYS LAST JAM
292
FALSETTOS
293
TOMMY
294
KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMANTHE MUSICAL
295
SHE LOVES ME
296
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
297
PASSION
298
SHOW BOAT
299
SUNSET BOULEVARD
300
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
302
VICTORVICTORIA
303
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
304
Show Index
306
ComposerLyricist Index
309
Librettist Index
317
Director Index
324
Choreographer Index
330
Original Major Cast Members Index
335
Theatre Index
383
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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.

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