Showstoppers!: The Surprising Backstage Stories Of Broadway's Most Remarkable Songs by Gerald NachmanShowstoppers!: The Surprising Backstage Stories Of Broadway's Most Remarkable Songs by Gerald Nachman

Showstoppers!: The Surprising Backstage Stories Of Broadway's Most Remarkable Songs

byGerald Nachman

Paperback | November 1, 2016

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Showstoppers! is all about Broadway musicals’ most memorable numbers—why they were so effective, how they were created, and why they still resonate. Gerald Nachman has interviewed dozens of iconic musical theater figures to get their inside stories for this book, including Patti LuPone, Chita Rivera, Marvin Hamlisch, Joel Grey, Edie Adams, John Kander, Jerry Herman, Sheldon Harnick, Tommy Tune, Harold Prince, Donna McKechnie, and Andrea McArdle, uncovering priceless previously untold anecdotes and details.  
Gerald Nachman has been writing about musicals for over fifty years. His reviews, columns, and profiles have been published in the New York Times, the New York Post,  GQ, Cosmopolitan, the New York Daily News, the San Francisco Chronicle, Esquire, the San Jose Mercury News, and Theater Week. He is the author of six books, including Ser...
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Title:Showstoppers!: The Surprising Backstage Stories Of Broadway's Most Remarkable SongsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:November 1, 2016Publisher:Chicago Review PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1613731027

ISBN - 13:9781613731024

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“Showstoppers! is a cornucopia of theatre lore, easy to dip into for descriptions of favorite shows.”Bay Area Reporter