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|Tipo de Documento:||Livro|
|Todos os Autores / Contribuintes:||
Bernard Rosenberg; Ernest Harburg
|Descrição:||xxii, 356 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Conteúdos:||1. Broadway Musical Show Biz and Rising Costs --
2. The Fall and Rise of Broadway in the Eighties --
3. Collaboration of Top Executives: Creative Organizing of the Musical --
4. Top Executives: Score the Action --
5. Producing the Musical Fabric: Unsung and Hidden Collaborators --
6. The Critics and the Audiences --
7. Conflict and Collaboration --
8. The Anatomy of Collaboration: Hierarchy, Critique, Consensus and Creativity --
Appendix 1. Brief Bios of Persons Interviewed --
Appendix 2. Alphabetical Listing of Broadway Musicals Mentioned in Text --
Appendix 3. Broadway Theaters (1991) / Camille Croce Dee --
Appendix 4. Summary Lists and Charts --
Appendix 5. The Phantom of the Opera Staff (1989-on Broadway) --
Appendix 6. Lists of Broadway Musicals (1945-1991).
|Responsabilidade:||Bernard Rosenberg and Ernest Harburg.|
investigate the complicated machinery of Broadway musical show business and artistic development from the birth of the form around the turn of the century through its survival amidst the cost explosions of the 1980s. Through interviews with dozens of Broadway's top producers, directors, designers, actors, composers, lyricists, bookwriters, conductors, arrangers, and other artists, they lead us on an intimate tour of the creative process. Included are such well-known.
musical theater figures as Harold Prince, Arthur Laurents, Michael Bennett, Sheldon Harnick, Claire Nichtern, Tommy Tune, Burton Lane, Carol Hall, Frank Rich, and Gerald Schoenfeld. They explore the roles of producers, directors, lyricists, composers, and bookwriters in creating musical plays and the reactions of critic and audience. They conclude with a fascinating look at the inherent conflicts and tensions as well as the creative resolutions that shaped some of the.
best-known musicals of our time. Fans of the genre as well as scholars and students of American culture will delight in this revealing insider's look at the collaborative process in Broadway musicals and the recent history of one of America's most popular and indigenous entertainment forms, now recognized worldwide - the American musical.