American Musical Theatre: A Chronicle / Edition 2

American Musical Theatre: A Chronicle / Edition 2

by Gerald Martin Bordman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195072421

ISBN-13: 9780195072426

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Now in its second edition American Musical Theatre has become a landmark book since its original publication in 1978. Chronicling American musicals, show by show and season by season, it offers a running commentary and assessment as well as providing the basic facts about each production.

Overview

Now in its second edition American Musical Theatre has become a landmark book since its original publication in 1978. Chronicling American musicals, show by show and season by season, it offers a running commentary and assessment as well as providing the basic facts about each production.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195072426
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.56(h) x 2.56(d)
Lexile:
1210L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Prefaces to the Fourth and First Editions
Prologue: Origins to 1866
Act One: Early Successes, 1866-1892
Intermission: Further British Influences and New Stirrings, 1892-1902
Act Two: The Emergence of American Talent, 1902-1907
Intermission: Viennese Operetta and the American Retreat, 1907-1914
Act Three: The Birth of the Modern Musical, 1914-1921
Intermission: The Cinderella Era, 1921-1924
Act Four: The Golden Age of the American Musical, 1924-1937
Intermission: Broadway's Response to the Swing Era, 1937-1942
Act Five: The American Musical as a Conscious Art Form, 1942-1965
Intermission: Exhaustion, 1965-1969
Act Six: Full Circle? Return of the Brits, 1969-1995
Intermission: Technological Spectacles, Retrospectives, and Revivals, 1995-2000
Act Seven: The Twenty-First Century, 2000-2010
Indexes (Shows, Sources, Songs, People)

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