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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Sherrell, Kat, author.
Experiencing Broadway music.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 
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|Description:||xxii, 235 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||A great big broadway show: Wicked --
The roots of American musical theater: The great Ziegfeld --
The beginnings of interogation: Very good Eddie, Shuffle along and Show boat --
The great depression and the American songbook: Anything goes and Porgy and Bess --
A golden age of broadway: Rodgers and Hammerstein --
Rock on broadway: Hair --
Concept musicals: Sondheim! The birthday concert and A chorus line--
Megamusicals: Andrew Llloyd Webber: Gold album and Les misérables --
Musicals for the MTV generation: Rent and Spring awakening --
Diversity and integration: Hamilton.
|Series Title:||Listener's companion.|
This entry in the Listener's Companion series covers 15 American musicals, including such classics as Anything Goes, Showboat, and Porgy and Bess as well as the contemporary Rent, Wicked, and