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Oklahoma! : the making of an American musical

Author: Tim Carter
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Oklahoma! premiered on Broadway in 1943. In this book Tim Carter offers the first fully documented history of the making of this celebrated American musical. Drawing on research from rare theater archives, manuscripts, journalism, and other sources, Carter records every step in the development of Oklahoma!"--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Named Person: Richard Rodgers; Rodgers; Richard Rodgers
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Carter
ISBN: 030010619X 9780300106190
OCLC Number: 70775695
Description: xix, 327 p. : ill., music ; 25 cm.
Contents: Setting the stage --
Contracts and commitments --
Creative processes --
Heading for Broadway --
Reading Oklahoma! --
From stage to screen.
Responsibility: Tim Carter.
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"Oklahoma!" premiered on Broadway in 1943 under the auspices of the Theatre Guild is performed more frequently than any other Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. This book offers history of the making  Read more...

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"Intriguing. . . . Carter's virtuosic handling of archival material, forming the basis of an astonishingly detailed narrative account, sets his study apart."--Elizabeth A./i>--Elizabeth A. Wells Read more...

 
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