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Show boat : performing race in an American musical

Author: Todd R Decker
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford Univ. Press, 2015.
Series: Broadway legacies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Show Boat: Performing Race in an American Musical draws on exhaustive archival research to tell the story of how Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II, and a host of directors, choreographers, producers,  Read more...

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Named Person: Edna / 1887-1968 / Show boat Ferber; Jerome / 1885-1945 / Show boat Kern; Edna Ferber; Jerome Kern
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Todd R Decker
ISBN: 9780190250539 0190250534 9780199759378 0199759375
OCLC Number: 915515511
Notes: A Ferber plot -- The Robeson plan -- The Morgan plan -- A Ziegfeld soprano and a Shubert tenor -- Colored chorus curtains -- Featuring Robeson : 1928-1936 -- Broadway black, Hollywood white : 1946-1957 -- Landmark status : 1954-1989 -- Queenie's laugh : 1966-1998.
Description: XV, 309 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword by Geoffrey Block ; Introduction ; Part One: Making ; 1. A Ferber Plot ; 2. The Robeson Plan ; 3. The Morgan Plan ; 4. A Ziegfeld Soprano and a Shubert Tenor ; 5. Colored Chorus Curtains ; Part Two: Remaking ; 6. Featuring Robeson: 1928-1936 ; 7. Broadway Black, Hollywood White: 1946-1957 ; 8. Landmark Status: 1954-1989 ; 9. Queenie's Laugh: 1966-1998 ; Epilogue ; Appendix ; 1. Archival Sources for the 1927 Broadway Production ; 2. Select Stage and Screen Versions (1928-1998) ; References ; Notes ; Index
Series Title: Broadway legacies
Responsibility: Todd Decker.

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A fascinating look at how Show Boat helped shape the American musical form and the significant role it continues to play in our conversation about race. Todd Decker has compiled an exhaustive, Read more...

 
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