Book of Broadway
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The Book of Broadway is a gorgeous tome dedicated to what is arguably the quintessential American art form: the Broadway show.
Lose yourself in 150 profiles of the best, most influential, and most important Broadway musicals and plays ever produced. Shows profiled include everything from the 1860s musical The Black Crook, which captivated and titillated audiences for more than five hours, to Hamilton, Broadway's biggest story of 2016. The men and women who shaped Broadway history--such as Stephen Sondheim, Tennessee Williams, Bernadette Peters, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Ethel Merman, Marlon Brando, August Wilson, and Nathan Lane--are celebrated for their groundbreaking work and photographs throughout illustrate the stunning designs of the shows.
This comprehensive book by Eric Grode--arts writer for The New York Times, and author of Hair: The Story of the Show That Defined a Generation--is the ultimate guide to Broadway shows. Even if you consider yourself an expert in the theater, you will be amazed by the fantastic Broadway trivia scattered throughout this volume, as well as the palpable sense of history in this encyclopedic treatment of one of our most beloved pastimes.
Just a few of the titles included are: AnnieThe Book of Mormon ChicagoDeath of a SalesmanFiddler on the RoofGreaseGuys and DollsHamiltonLes MiserablesMy Fair LadyThe Phantom of the OperaRentThe Sound of MusicA Streetcar Named DesireWest Side Story
Book details and technical specifications
Published: June 2017
Number of pages: 328
Width: 10 mm
Height: 1.25 mm
Depth: 12.375 mm
Publisher: not specified