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A Chorus Line FAQ

All That's Left to Know About Broadway's Singular Sensation

by Tom Rowan

(FAQ). The ultimate treasure trove of information, A Chorus Line FAQ presents history and fun facts, including: the unique workshop process through which the show was developed and written, the stories of its creators, the record-breaking ...

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Acting in Musical Theatre

A Comprehensive Course

by Joe Deer & Rocco Dal Vera

<p><em>Acting in Musical Theatre</em> remains the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It covers fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and even tips to help veteran musical performers ...

ISBN: 9781317911951

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Alice Returns Through The Looking-Glass

A Musical Vaudeville Screenplay

by Zizzi Bonah

<p>THIS SCREENPLAY IS ADAPTED FROM ZIZZI'S ORIGINAL NOVEL–**  "For children of all ages"** –** A story where every goodbye isn't gone and every eye closed isn't sleep**, Alice must find the answer to the Looking-glass question; much to the rage ...

ISBN: 9780995747937

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All That Glittered

The Golden Age of Drama on Broadway, 1919-1959

by Ethan Mordden

<p>From the late 1920s to late 1950s, the Broadway theatre was America's cultural epicenter. Television didn't exist and movies were novelties. Entertainment took the form of literature, music, and theatre. During this golden age of Broadway, ...

ISBN: 9781466893290

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Apocalypse on Broadway

by Ronald Micci

<p>Murder, mayhem, and a lead actress just plain too hot to trot surround the opening of the smash new Broadway musical <em>Pay Toilets, A Sentimental</em> <em>Journey</em>. And when the body of a murdered playwright turns up in Shubert Alley ...

ISBN: 6610000052615

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Appleye

The Pirate!

by Dan Watt

<p>The devious and insane pirate Captain Appleye and his first mate Lardo have imprisoned the girl Candy on Appleye's ship. &nbsp;The plan is to force Candy to tell them where her family treasure is. &nbsp;Candy's brother, Quickswift, is sailing

ISBN: 9780995074811

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Bright Lights, Big Changes

by Steven Rivellino

<p>Broadway is a commercial institution. It has nothing whatsoever to do with pretentious artistic notions. Its there for one purpose, and one purpose alone to make money. So begins the comments by the successful Broadway and television producer

ISBN: 9781465330338

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Broadway General Manager

Demystifying the Most Important and Least Understood Role in Show Business

by Peter Bogyo

<p><strong>An Insider's Guide to the Business Side of Show Biz</strong></p> <p><em>Broadway General Manager</em> is a fascinating, insightful, and entertaining glimpse into the normally closed world of theatrical general management. Penned by ...

ISBN: 9781621536253

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Broadway Musical MVPs: 1960-2010

The Most Valuable Players of the Past 50 Seasons

by Peter Filichia

(Applause Books). Every year, Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Basketball Association, and the National Hockey League name a Most Valuable Player an MVP. The Broadway musical community doesn't. Oh, there are the ...

ISBN: 9781557839305

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Charles Walters

The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

by Brent Phillips

<p>From the trolley scene in <em>Meet Me in St. Louis</em> (1944) to Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers's last dance on the silver screen ( <em>The Barkleys of Broadway</em>, 1949) to Judy Garland's timeless, tuxedo-clad performance of &quot;Get ...

ISBN: 9780813147222

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Chasing the Brass Ring to Success

by Barbara Dan

<p>Every year thousands of talented young actors, singers, dancers, musicians and artists make their pilgrimage to fame and glory via the bright lights of Broadway. In this tell-all story of her life as a young actress in New York and later as ...

ISBN: 9781301980871

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Edna Mae Pettie Theater Actress From Syracuse, New York

by Robert Grey Reynolds Jr

<p>Edna May Pettie was born in Syracuse and appeared in various youth productions before going to New York. It was while she was in New York City that she entered the office of Oscar Hammerstein and requested to be in his chorus. He accepted her

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Everything Was Possible

The Birth of the Musical Follies

by Ted Chapin

<p>(Applause Books). In 1971, college student Ted Chapin found himself front row center as a production assistant at the creation of one of the greatest Broadway musicals, Follies . Needing college credit to graduate on time, he kept a journal ...

ISBN: 9781476849201

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First and Last Love

Thoughts and Memories about Music

by Robert W. Miles

The many thoughts and gratifying memories recounted in this volume began in 1924 and ended in 2013. The memories are of the author’s development as a songwriter and the many talented and likeable people he got to know. The locale is mainly New ...

ISBN: 9781611392524

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Four by Sondheim

by Stephen Sondheim

(Applause Books). The complete book and lyrics with set and costume designs, production photos, essays, cast lists and credits, awards for major productions, selected discographies, and much more! Includes the shows A Little Night Music , ...

ISBN: 9781557839855

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From Backpacks to Broadway

Children's Experiences in Musical Theatre

by Rekha S. Rajan

<p>Musical theater is a dynamic, collaborative art form, which encompasses music, theater, dance, and the visual arts. Traditionally associated with adult performers, musicals also have roles designated specifically for children. How then does ...

ISBN: 9781610485623

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Grease

Music on Film Series

by Stephen Tropiano

(Limelight). In the summer of 1978, Grease was the word. On Friday, June 16, 1978, the movie musical made a major comeback when a big-screen version of the long-running rock-and-roll stage musical, Grease , opened in theaters around the country.

ISBN: 9780879104160

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Hamilton and Philosophy

Revolutionary Thinking

by Aaron Rabinowitz & Robert Arp

<p>This astounding smash-hit Broadway musical has broken box-office records and revitalized interest in American history, the American Revolution, and of course Hamilton himself</p> <p>The spin-off book of the play <em>Hamilton: The ...

ISBN: 9780812699661

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Historical Dictionary of the Broadway Musical

by William A. Everett & Paul R. Laird

<p>The Broadway musical has greatly influenced both American and world culture. Shows such as <em>Oklahoma!</em> and <em>Annie Get Your Gun</em> are as American as apple pie, while the long runs of imports such as <em>Cats</em>, <em>The Phantom ...

ISBN: 9781442256699

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How Musicals Work

And How to Write Your Own

by Julian Woolford

<p>Musicals are the most popular form of stage entertainment today, with the West End and Broadway dominated by numerous long-running hits. But for every <em>Wicked</em> or <em>Phantom of the Opera</em>, there are dozens of casualties that ...

ISBN: 9781780011943

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