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Directors and the new musical drama : British and American musical theatre in the 1980s and 90s

Author: Miranda Lundskaer-Nielsen
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Series: Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history.
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Directors and the New Musical Drama offers a fresh perspective on the dramatic shifts in musical theatre in the 1980s and 90s. Miranda Lundskaer-Nielsen explores the cultural differences between British and American musicals, examines their critical reception, and demonstrates the crucial role of British and American directors in developing musical dramas that have initiated change in the parameters of this popular  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
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Lundskaer-Nielsen, Miranda, 1973-
Directors and the new musical drama.
New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(DLC) 2008299816
(OCoLC)154788795
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miranda Lundskaer-Nielsen
ISBN: 9780230611245 0230611249
OCLC Number: 654797417
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 231 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Anglo-American perspectives --
Harold Prince in context --
From Cabaret to Sweeney Todd: musical drama on Broadway --
Cultural barricades: reading the West End musicals --
Beyond the logos: West End musical drama --
New horizons: nonprofit musical drama --
Nonprofit directors in the 1990s --
Rethinking revivals --
Staging the canon: British directors and classic American musicals --
The legacy of the 1980s and 90s --
Interviews: Adam Guettel --
Matthew Warchus --
William Finn --
David Leveaux --
Ira Weitzman --
James Lapine --
Margo Lion --
Jack Viertel --
Richard Maltby, Jr.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history.
Responsibility: Miranda Lundskaer-Nielsen.
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This is one of the first books to offer a rigorous analysis of the enormous changes in the musical theatre during the 1980s and 90s. In addition, it focuses on the contribution of well-known,  Read more...

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"Lundskaer-Nielsen has provided a lucid, informed, and (thankfully) non-partisan look at the British Invasion , which will do much to provide a new and much-desired context to this phenomenon. Her Read more...

 
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