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Broadway : an encyclopedia of theater and American culture

Author: Thomas Allen Greenfield
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In two volumes spanning the era from the mid-19th century to the present, this encyclopedia offers nearly 200 entries on a variety of topics, including spotlights on 30 landmark productions. Also 30 extended thematic essays gauging the impact of theater on American life. There are also 110 profile entries on key persons and institutions whose unique careers and contributions impacted Broadway.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Allen Greenfield
ISBN: 9780313342646 0313342644 9780313342660 0313342660 9780313342684 0313342687
OCLC Number: 422757222
Description: 2 volumes (xlii, 779 pages) : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-L --
v. 2. M.-Z.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Greenfield, editor.


This is the most comprehensive and insightful reference available on Broadway theater as an American cultural phenomenon and an illuminator of American life.  Read more...


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"...this one adds something extra by exploring the 'powerful impact of theater on American life.' In addition, it is a fun resource to browse. Recommended for public and academic libraries." - Read more...

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