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Sex, drugs, rock & roll, and musicals

Author: Scott Miller
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, and Musicals shows how American culture has changed over the twentieth century, from the Roaring Twenties (The Wild Party) to the cultural chaos of the '50s (Grease) and the sexual revolution of the '60s (Hair) and '70s (Rocky Horror), to the rebirth of the art form in the '90s (Bat Boy), and up to the present, exploring where we've been and where we might be heading. This is a celebration  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Miller
ISBN: 9781555537425 1555537421 9781555537432 155553743X
OCLC Number: 712117803
Description: 280 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Overture --
The wild party --
Grease --
Hair --
Jesus Christ superstar --
The rocky horror show --
The best little whorehouse in Texas --
I love my wife --
Bat boy --
Hedwig and the angry inch --
High fidelity --
The rock musical : now and forever.
Other Titles: Sex, drugs, rock and roll, and musicals
Responsibility: Scott Miller.

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