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The Complete Book of 1950s Broadway Musicals - download pdf or read online

By Dan Dietz

ISBN-10: 1442235047

ISBN-13: 9781442235045

The Broadway musical got here of age within the Nineteen Fifties, a interval during which a few of the maximum productions made their debuts. indicates produced on Broadway in this decade contain such classics as Damn Yankees, Fiorello!, men and Dolls, The King and I, Kismet, The such a lot satisfied Fella, My reasonable Lady, The Pajama Game, Peter Pan, The Sound of tune, and West aspect Story. one of the performers who made their marks have been Julie Andrews, Bob Fosse, Carol Lawrence, and Gwen Verdon, whereas different skills who contributed to indicates contain Leonard Bernstein, Oscar Hammerstein II, Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe, Cole Porter, Jerome Robbins, Richard Rodgers, and Stephen Sondheim.

In The entire ebook of Nineteen Fifties Broadway Musicals, Dan Dietz examines intimately each musical and revue which opened on Broadway throughout the Nineteen Fifties. as well as offering info on each hit and flop that debuted through the decade, this ebook contains revivals, and one-man and one-woman indicates.

Each access comprises the next information:

  • Opening and shutting dates
  • Plot summary
  • Cast members
  • Number of performances
  • Names of all very important team of workers together with writers, composers, administrators, choreographers, manufacturers, and musical directors
  • Musical numbers and the names of performers who brought the songs
  • Production information, together with information regarding tryouts
  • Source material
  • Critical observation
  • Tony awards and nominations
  • Details approximately London and different international productions


Besides separate entries for every creation, the ebook bargains quite a few appendices, reminiscent of a discography, movie and tv models, released scripts, Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, and lists of productions through the recent York urban heart mild Opera corporation, and the hot York urban Opera corporation.

A treasure trove of data, The whole ebook of Nineteen Fifties Broadway Musicals presents readers with an entire view of every exhibit. this crucial source might be of use to students, historians, and informal fanatics of 1 of the best a long time in musical theatre history.

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