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The musical theatre : a celebration

Author: Alan Jay Lerner
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1986.
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This is the fascinating story of 150 years of the musical theatre by one of the great legends of Broadway. Filled with inside stories and backstage anecdotes, this book traces the fascinating development of the musical, which had its origins in Offenbach's Vienna, came to Gilbert and Sullivan's London, and finally landed in America, where it found its finest flowering.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986.
Musical theatre.
New York : McGraw-Hill, c1986
(OCoLC)639526681
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Jay Lerner
ISBN: 0070372322 9780070372320
OCLC Number: 13904594
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 240 p., 16 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: Alan Jay Lerner.

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This is the fascinating story of 150 years of the musical theatre by one of the great legends of Broadway. Filled with inside stories and backstage anecdotes, this book traces the fascinating development of the musical, which had its origins in Offenbach's Vienna, came to Gilbert and Sullivan's London, and finally landed in America, where it found its finest flowering.

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