"But He Doesn't Know the Territory."

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Putnam, 1959 - Composers - 190 pages
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Author-composer's own story of the writing and production of the Broadway musical comedy, "The music man."

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User Review  - tgraettinger - LibraryThing

Very enjoyable account of Willson's "birthing" of "The Music Man". It was honestly a page-turner for me to find out what would happen next. I really enjoyed the accounts of the auditions he and wife, Rini, did in living rooms - where they played, sang, and acted out all the parts. Read full review

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User Review  - Hagelstein - LibraryThing

On December 19, 1957, The Music Man made its Broadway debut in the Majestic Theatre in New York City. It ran for 1,375 performances, won five Tony awards, and was made into a film. The original cast ... Read full review


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