Gänzl's book of the Broadway musical: 75 favorite shows, from H.M.S. Pinafore to Sunset Boulevard

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Schirmer Books, 1995 - Performing Arts - 488 pages
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No one is a greater authority on the history of the musical than actor/ author/producer Kurt Ganzl, and here he gives us the first comprehensive guide to the 75 greatest musicals of the last 100 years. This is bound to be every theatre-lover's dream gift.
-- Gives full production information, casts, plot synopses, song titles, and fascinating notes about each show.
-- Illustrated throughout with rare photographs of the original Broadway productions.
-- Features 75 favorite Broadway shows, including The King and I; Jesus Christ Superstar; Damn Yankees; Grease; My Fair Lady; The Music Man; A Chorus Line; West Side Story; Annie; The Sound of Music; Gypsy; Sweeney Todd; Evita; Show Boat; 42nd Street; Anything Goes; Cats; Oklahoma!; Hello, Dolly!; Fiddler on the Roof; Carousel; Hair; South Pacific; Phantom of the Opera; Guys and Dolls; Miss Saigon.

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Although most librarians will appreciate this "best of" collection, Ganzl's latest is a briefer, cheaper, and unfortunately less satisfying version of Ganzl's Book of the Musical Theater (LJ 4/15/88 ... Read full review


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