On Sondheim: An Opinionated Guide

On Sondheim: An Opinionated Guide

by Ethan Mordden


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199394814
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/17/2015
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 1,266,644
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ethan Mordden has long been recognized as an authority on the American musical, and is the author of such books as Anything Goes: A History of American Musical Theater, Make Believe: The Broadway Musical in the 1920s, Beautiful Mornin': The Broadway Musical in the 1940s, and Coming Up Roses: The Broadway Musical in the 1950s. He lives in Manhattan.

Table of Contents


Sondheim's Chronology
An Introduction To Sondheim's Life and Art
Sondheim's Mentors and the Concept Musical
Sondheim's Shows
Saturday Night
West Side Story
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Anyone Can Whistle
Do I Hear a Waltz?
A Little Night Music
Pacific Overtures
Sweeny Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Merrily We Roll Along
Sunday in the Park with George
Into the Woods
The Frogs
Road Show
Sondheim on Film

A Selective Bibliography
A Selective Discography

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