ISBN-10:
0786412690
ISBN-13:
9780786412693
Pub. Date:
09/23/2002
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Broadway Musicals: A Hundred Year History

Broadway Musicals: A Hundred Year History

by David H. Lewis
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ISBN-13: 9780786412693
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 09/23/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.52(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

David H. Lewis has written articles for Variety, The Christian Science Monitor, and Skate, among others, and is currently at work on the book and lyrics for a new musical comedy. He lives in California.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Preface 1



1 Songs in Revolt 5

2 Misery’s Coming Around 18

3 Lyrical Courage 32

4 On to the Hit Parade 49

5 Cockeyed Optimists 58

6 Fie on Goodness! 71

7 The Age of Abbott 84

8 Your Own Thang 95

9 The Roads He Didn’t Take 108

10 What They Did for Love 120

11 Muddy Concepts 129

12 Sir Musical 140

13 A Helicopter Lands 149

14 Desperate Openings 161

15 Revival Roulette 172

16 Cirque du Disney 183

17 Long Ago and Far Ahead 194



Discography 01

Notes 229

Bibliography 239

Index 241

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