The Untold Stories of Broadway: Tales from the world's most famous theaters

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Do you wish you were in the audience during Barbra Streisand's final performance of Funny Girl on Broadway?
Do you wonder how far Jonathan Groff was willing to go to score tickets to Thoroughly Modern Millie? And are you dying to know which beloved TV star and Tony Award winner was caught with his pants down in front of a movie legend?

From opening nights to closing nights. From secret passageways to ghostly encounters. From Broadway debuts to...

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Overview

Do you wish you were in the audience during Barbra Streisand's final performance of Funny Girl on Broadway?
Do you wonder how far Jonathan Groff was willing to go to score tickets to Thoroughly Modern Millie? And are you dying to know which beloved TV star and Tony Award winner was caught with his pants down in front of a movie legend?

From opening nights to closing nights. From secret passageways to ghostly encounters. From Broadway debuts to landmark productions. Score a front row seat to hear hundreds of stories about the most important stages in the world, seen through the eyes of the producers, actors, stage hands, writers, musicians, company managers, dressers, designers, directors, ushers, and door men who bring The Great White Way to life each night. You'll never look at Broadway the same way again.

This is the first book in a multi-volume series that will tell the stories of all of the Broadway houses. Volume 1 includes theWinter Garden, the Richard Rodgers, the Marriott Marquis, the Al Hirschfeld, the Neil Simon, the August Wilson, the Mark Hellinger, and the Lyceum: eight Broadway theaters that light up New York City.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780985471866
  • Publisher: Dress Circle Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/13/2013
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 82,045
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Jennifer Ashley Tepper is a Musical Theatre Historian and Producer and has worked on Broadway shows including [title of show], Godspell, The Performers and Macbeth. She is the co-creator and writer of the Bistro Award- winning concert series, If It Only Even Runs A Minute which celebrates underappreciated musicals. In addition, Tepper is Managing Editor of The Best Plays Theater Yearbook. Other credits include projects and shows with Ars Nova, NAMT, The Producing Office, PBS, The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, NYMF, Second Stage Theatre Company, The York Theatre,
and The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards. Tepper collaborates often with the group known as "Joe Iconis & Family" and is currently the Director of Programming at 54 Below.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 9, 2013

    This book is fantastic! I love the intimate insights to the bac

    This book is fantastic! I love the intimate insights to the backstage world of Broadway. This is a must-have for any theatre geeks, and also for anyone who wants to learn about an exciting part of our American entertainment culture. Well written, and obviously well researched.

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