The Street where I Live

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Da Capo Press, Aug 1, 1994 - Performing Arts - 333 pages
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This warm, loving, and often hilarious personal history of My Fair Lady, Camelot, and Gigi describes the cast of a great era in American musical theater: Moss Heart, Fritz Loewe, Julie Andrews, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Cecil Beaton, Louis Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier, Leslie Caron, Vincente Minelli, Arthur Freed, and many others... How these people worked together to conceive, finance, write, produce, stage, and present these brilliant shows is detailed here, in one of the most delightful books ever written on the world of Broadway.

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User Review  - Evan - Goodreads

I'm not really sure why I picked this up, but I quite enjoyed it. (And why not? Snappy, engaging writing was part of his job description.) It was the rare memoir where you didn't have to have a deep ... Read full review

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User Review  - Frieda Vizel - Goodreads

Lerner's house is right down the block from mine. I read this book because I was interested in the process of writing My Fair Lady, as it happened on my block, and because I'm interested in the lives ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Alan Jay Lerner (19181986) wrote lyrics to Brigadoon, Love Life, Paint Your Wagon, My Fair Lady, Gigi, and Camelot, among others. He was the author of The Musical Theatre: A Celebration.

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