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The musical theatre : a celebration

Author: Alan Jay Lerner
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, [1986] ©1986
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Musicals
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986.
Musical theatre.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1986
(OCoLC)639526681
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Jay Lerner
ISBN: 0070372322 9780070372320
OCLC Number: 13904594
Description: 240 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The Founding Father --
The City that Danced --
England --
The Land of the Free --
'America's Franz Schubert' --
The Master --
Lyrics By ... --
Oscar Hammerstein II --
The Early Days --
The Composers --
G.G. --
Rodgers and Hart --
Cole --
I Want to be Happy --
Dietz and Schwartz --
'Destiny's Tot' --
Postscript to the Twenties --
The Depression --
Porgy and Bess --
A Muesli of Musicals --
Oklahoma! --
From Lyricism to Reality: The Forties --
One Extended Season: The Fifties --
The Great Rebellion: The Sixties --
Sound and Fury: The Seventies to the Present.
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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