Stephen Sondheim: A Casebook

Stephen Sondheim: A Casebook

by Joanne Gordon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815335865

ISBN-13: 9780815335863

Pub. Date: 11/01/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815335863
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/1999
Series:
Casebooks on Modern Dramatists Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

General Editor's Note
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Chronology9
Broadway Babies: Images of Women in the Musicals of Stephen Sondheim13
Comedy Tonight! A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum35
Company - 25 Years Later47
Nixon's America and Follies: Reappraising a Musical Theater Classic69
The Last of Sheila: Sondheim as Master Games-Player85
On Performing Sondheim: A Little Night Music Revisited93
"More Beautiful Than True" or "Never Mind a Small Disaster": The Art of Illusion in Pacific Overtures107
Psychology, Evil, and Sweeney Todd or, "Don't I Know You, Mister?"125
Sondheim: The Idealist143
"Let the Pupil Show the Master": Stephen Sondheim and Oscar Hammerstein II153
Portraits of the Artist: Sunday in the Park with George as "Postmodern" Drama171
Assassins and the Concept Musical187
Passion: Not Just Another Simple Love Story205
Revisiting Greece: The Sondheim Chorus223
Contributors251
Index255

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