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Broadway musicals : the 101 greatest shows of all time

Author: Ken Bloom; Frank Vlastnik; Jerry Orbach
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an alphabetical survey of the most popular Broadway musicals in history, with commentaries, synopses, behind-the-scenes information, and lists of songs and cast members for each musical.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Bloom; Frank Vlastnik; Jerry Orbach
ISBN: 9781579128494 1579128491
OCLC Number: 826527988
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 344 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm
Contents: Broadway's leading ladies remember --
Foreword --
Introduction --
Annie --
Annie get your gun --
Anything goes --
As thousands cheer --
Revues, part I --
Avenue Q --
Babes in arms --
Babes in toyland --
The band wagon --
Bells are ringing --
Bloomer girl --
Star turns, Part I --
The boys from Syracuse --
Brigadoon --
Bye bye birdie --
Cabaret --
Flops, part I --
Carnival! --
Carousel --
Cats --
Chicago --
A chorus line --
T & A, part I --
City of angels --
Company --
Damn Yankees --
Great scores from so-so shows, part I --
The desert song --
Do re mi --
Dreamgirls --
The drowsy chaperone --
Evita --
Off Broadway, part I --
Fanny --
Fiddler on the roof --
Finian's rainbow --
Fiorello! --
Follies --
Flops, part II --
Funny face --
Funny girl --
A funny thing happened on the way to the forum --
Stars who tried to conquer musicals --
Gentlemen prefer blondes --
Girl crazy --
Good news --
Grand hotel --
Grease --
Grey gardens --
Guys and dolls --
Guilty pleasures --
Gypsy --
Hair --
Hello, Dolly! --
How to succeed in business without really trying --
Al Jolson --
I can get it for you wholesale --
The king and I --
Kismet --
Kiss me, Kate --
Kiss of the spider woman --
Pink slips --
La cage aux folles --
Lady, be good! --
Lady in the dark --
Li'l Abner --
Broadway houses --
Little Johnny Jones --
Little me --
A little night music --
Lost in the stars --
Mame --
Man of La Mancha --
The merry widow --
Star turns, part II --
The most happy fella --
The music man --
My fair lady --
The new moon --
No, no, Nanette --
Posters --
Of thee I sing --
Oh, boy! --
Off Broadway, part II --
Oh, Kay! --
Oklahoma! --
On the town --
On the twentieth century --
Great scores from so-so shows, part II --
On your toes --
One touch of Venus --
The pajama game --
Revues, part II --
Pal Joey --
Peter Pan --
The phantom of the opera --
Porgy and Bess --
Promises, promises --
T & A, part II --
Ragtime --
The red mill --
Rose-Marie --
Cast albums --
Sally --
1776 --
She loves me --
Show boat --
Shuffle along --
Star turns, part III --
The sound of music --
South Pacific --
The student prince in Heidelberg --
Sunday in the park with George --
Sweeney Todd --
Sweet Charity --
A tree grows in Brooklyn --
Flops, part III --
West side story --
Wicked --
Wonderful town --
Ziegfeld Follies of 1919 --
Zorba --
Index --
Chronology --
Photo credits.
Responsibility: Ken Bloom & Frank Vlastnik ; new preface by Broadway's leading ladies ; foreword by Jerry Orbach.

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