Opening Night on Broadway: A Critical Quotebook of the Golden Era of the Musical Theatre, Oklahoma! (1943) to Fiddler on the Roof (1964)

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Schirmer Books, 1990 - Musical theater - 810 pages
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This is an an assemblage of first-night reviews from a variety of theatre critics, including Brooks Atkinson and Walter Kerr, on shows such as Brigadoon, Peter Pan and West Side Story. Over 300 musicals are described, and credits are provided for each. Each show's initial critical reception is gauged, and the financial profits or losses calculated.

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Contents

THE MUSICALS OF THE GOLDEN
14
Alive and Kicking
33
Along Fifth Avenue
47
Copyright

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Steven Suskin is the author of Broadway Season 1999-2000 and Show Tunes. His other books include Opening Night on Broadway and More Opening Nights on Broadway. A longtime theatrical manager and producer, he has written extensively about the Broadway theatre in books, magazines, and on the
Internet.

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