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Oklahoma! : the making of an American musical

Author: Tim Carter
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print 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!"--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 pages : illustrations, 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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"Carter's book is full of new and very significant and exciting discoveries, many of which contradict firmly entrenched mythologies, half truths, and even fascinating calculated falsehoods."-Geoffrey Read more...

 
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