Broadway: The American Musical by Laurence MaslonBroadway: The American Musical by Laurence Maslon

Broadway: The American Musical

byLaurence Maslon, Michael Kantor

Paperback | November 1, 2019

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A comprehensive companion to the six-part Emmy-winning PBS documentary series, Broadway: The American Musical is the gold standard of musical theater history books, tracing the roots of the art form at the turn of the twentieth century through the smashing successes of the new millennium. The in-depth text is lavishly illustrated with a treasure trove of photographs, scenic renderings, production stills, and rehearsal shots, many previously unpublished. With a foreword by Julie Andrews, this edition is revised and updated, with brand-new material on all the Broadway musicals through the 2018-2019 season, including The Book of Mormon, Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, and more. Called by Playbill "an epic tome-handsomely produced and intensely researched," this five hundred-page volume is a must-have for theater fans, casual enthusiasts, and students of all ages.
Michael Kantor's twenty-five years' experience in historical documentary film making includes the six-part Emmy-nominated series, Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America (hosted by Billy Crystal and narrated by Amy Sedaris), Give Me the Banjo (narrated by Steve Martin), The Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddi...
Title:Broadway: The American MusicalFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:512 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:November 1, 2019Publisher:ApplauseLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1493047671

ISBN - 13:9781493047673