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The Light in the Piazza

by Craig Lucas & Adam Guettel Theatre Communications Group (October 01, 2014)

A bittersweet new Broadway musical by Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel.


The Complete Book of 1950s Broadway Musicals

by Dan Dietz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 02, 2014)

This book examines in specific detail every Broadway musical which opened during the 1950s, perhaps the greatest decade for musicals—including South Pacific, The King and I, My Fair Lady, Pajama Game, Damn...


So You Want to Sing Music Theater: A Guide for Professionals

by Karen Hall Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 02, 2014)

In So You Want to Sing Music Theater: A Guide for Professionals, singer and scholar Karen S. Hall fills an important gap in the instructional literature for those who sing or teach singing to those seeking their...


The Complete Book of 1960s Broadway Musicals

by Dan Dietz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 10, 2014)

The book examines in specific detail every Broadway musical which opened during the seminal decade of the 1960s, a decade which encompassed traditional musicals (such as Hello, Dolly!) as well as iconoclastic...


The Musical Theater of Stephen Schwartz: From Godspell to Wicked and Beyond

by Paul R. Laird Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 10, 2014)

This book is a detailed consideration of the various projects composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz has worked on throughout his career. Paul R. Laird discusses in length Schwartz’s major shows, including Godspell,...


A View from A Broad

by Bette Midler Simon & Schuster (April 01, 2014)

Bette Midler, also known as Divine Miss M--the indomitable and incomparable singer, actor, and musical theater extraordinaire, with a career spanning almost half a century--revisits her classic memoir, now with...


The Collaborative Habit

by Twyla Tharp & Jesse Kornbluth Simon & Schuster (November 24, 2009)

In a career that has spanned four decades, choreographer Twyla Tharp has collaborated with great musicians, designers, thousands of dancers, and almost a hundred companies. She's experienced the thrill of shared...


Song of Spider-Man

by Glen Berger Simon & Schuster (November 05, 2013)

"One of the best literary works of this year" (Miami Herald-Tribune): The true story of a theatrical dream--or nightmare--come true...the making of the Spider-Man musical.

As you might imagine, writing a Broadway...


Wonder of Wonders

by Alisa Solomon Metropolitan Books (October 21, 2013)

A sparkling and eye-opening history of the Broadway musical that changed the world

In the half-century since its premiere, Fiddler on the Roof has had an astonishing global impact. Beloved by audiences the world...


Once

by Enda Walsh, Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova Theatre Communications Group (January 11, 2013)

A celebrated new musical based on the Academy Award-winning film.


The Broadway Song Companion: An Annotated Guide to Musical Theatre Literature by Voice Type and Song Style

by David P. DeVenney Scarecrow Press (January 01, 2000)

The first complete guide and access point to the vast literature of the Broadway musical for the solo performer. Designed with the working actor in mind, the volume lists every song from over 210 Broadway shows,...


The Golden Age of American Musical Theatre: 1943-1965

by Corinne J. Naden Scarecrow Press (February 01, 2011)

The Golden Age of American Musical Theatre provides synopses, cast and production credits, song titles, and other pertinent information for over 180 musicals from Oklahoma! to On A Clear Day You Can See Forever....


West Side Story: Cultural Perspectives on an American Musical

by Elizabeth A. Wells Scarecrow Press (November 19, 2010)

West Side Story: Cultural Perspectives on an American Musical presents a major scholarly study of the famous American musical West Side Story, viewing the work from cultural, historical, and musical perspectives....


Musicals!: Directing School and Community Theatre

by Robert M. Boland & Paul M. Argentini Scarecrow Press (September 04, 1997)

An illustrated sourcebook for total theatre training, emphasizing the director's role in the three main building blocks for mounting a performance: preparation, production, and performance. Boland and Argentini...


So, You're the New Musical Director!: An Introduction to Conducting a Broadway Musical

by James Laster Scarecrow Press (July 16, 2002)

So, You're the New Musical Director! is aimed at the person who has music training but little or no experience with musical theatre, the high school choral director with a degree in music education, or the actor...


Not Since Carrie

by Ken Mandelbaum St. Martin's Griffin (August 14, 1992)

Not Since Carrie is Ken Mandelbaum's brilliant survey of Broadway's biggest flops. This highly readable and entertaining book highlights almost 200 musicals created between 1950 and 1990, framed around the notorious...


Singing in Musical Theatre

by Joan Melton & Angela Punch Mcgregor Allworth (June 29, 2010)

What does it take to be a musical theatre performer? What kind of training is required to do eight shows a weekacting, dancing, and singing in a wide variety of vocal styles? This insider's look into the unique...


Home Work

by Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton Hachette Books (October 14, 2019)

In this New York Times bestselling follow-up to her critically acclaimed memoir, Home, Julie Andrews reflects on her astonishing career, including such classics as Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and Victor/Victoria...


Come From Away: Welcome to the Rock

by Irene Sankoff, David Hein & Laurence Maslon Hachette Books (September 23, 2019)

Come From Away: Welcome to the Rock - a fully illustrated companion volume to the hit Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, featuring the book and lyrics for the first time in print, backstage stories and the...


The Lucid Body

by Fay Simpson & Eleanor Rose Boynton Allworth (June 02, 2020)

“From Fay’s methodology, I learned to use my intuition and lived experiences in myriad new ways.” —Winston Duke, actor, Black Panther, Avengers, Us, and Nine Days

Engaging Mind and Body to Develop the...


Come from Away: Welcome to the Rock

by David Hein, Irene Sankoff, Laurence Maslon & a full cast et al. Hachette Books (September 24, 2019)

Come From Away: Welcome to the Rock - a fully illustrated companion volume to the hit Tony Award-winning Broadway musical.Come From Away tells the remarkable true story of 38 planes and 6,579 passengers that...


Must-See Musicals

by Richard Barrios & Michael Feinstein Running Press Adult (October 09, 2017)

Spanning nine decades and showcasing the most memorable songs, dazzling dancing, and brightest stars ever to grace the silver screen, Must-See Musicals is the guide to the greatest musicals of all time from...


Life Is Like a Musical

by Tim Federle Running Press Adult (October 02, 2017)

A Self-Help Guide--with Jazz Hands! Life is Like a Musical features 50 wry, witty tips on getting ahead in life and love--all learned in the showbiz trenches.

"Hilarious, wise, and one-of-a-kind. This book is...


Still Here

by Alexandra Jacobs Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 21, 2019)

One of The New Yorker's favorite nonfiction book of 2019 | A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

Named one of Vogue's "17 Books We Can't Wait to Read This Fall"

"Compulsively readable . . . ravenously consuming...


Lot Six

by David Adjmi & Micky Shiloah HarperAudio (June 23, 2020)

"David Adjmi has written one of the great American memoirs, a heartbreaking, hilarious story of what it means to make things up, including yourself. A wild tale of lack and lies, galling humiliations and majestic...


Fosse

by Sam Wasson & Jim Meskimen Blackstone Publishing (November 05, 2013)

We see Bob Fosse's legacy everywhere--from Broadway to "BillyJean" to Beyoncé's moves in the "Single Ladies" video. Yet in spite of Fosse'sdeep cultural significance, no biography has ever brought him fully...


Razzle Dazzle

by Michael Riedel & Peter Berkrot Blackstone Publishing (October 06, 2015)

Razzle Dazzle is a provocative, no-holds-barred narrative account of the people, money, and power that reinvented an iconic quarter of New York City, turning its gritty back alleys and sex shops into the glitzy,...


Home Work

by Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton Hachette Books (October 15, 2019)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In this follow-up to her critically acclaimed memoir, Home, Julie Andrews shares reflections on her astonishing career, including such classics as Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and...


We Bombed in New London

by Brian Gari BearManor Media (December 01, 2015)

We Bombed in New London tells the true story of one man's tenacious plight to get his musical mounted. From its romantic inception to its eventual demise and then the score's resurrection in cabarets and recordings,...


The Broadway Musical: A Critical and Musical Survey

by Joseph P. Swain Scarecrow Press (November 19, 2002)

This new edition of Swain's classic award-winning text reveals how a musical drama achieves plot movement, character development and conflict through strategic placement of music in twenty impressive productions....


Home Work

by Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton Hachette Books (October 15, 2019)

In this follow-up to her critically acclaimed memoir, Home, Julie Andrews shares reflections on her astonishing career, including such classics as Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and Victor/Victoria.

In Home...


The Actor Uncovered

by Michael Howard Allworth (March 07, 2017)

The Actor Uncovered is certainly not a set of rigid rules advocating one "method" or one singular "truth." Departing from the common guidebook format, Michael Howard uses a unique approach to teaching acting,...


Jarmila Novotná

by Jarmila Novotná, William V. Madison & Brian Kellow The University Press of Kentucky (August 16, 2018)

A legendary beauty, hailed as one of the greatest singing actors of her time, Jarmila Novotná (1907--1994) was an internationally known opera soprano from the former Czechoslovakia. Best known for her performances...


Manhattan to West Cork

by Alice Carey The Collins Press (April 01, 2016)

As a young girl Alice Carey came to realise that ‘home’ can mean different things. The only child of Irish immigrants to New York in search of a better life, her isolated and sometimes violent childhood...


The Complete Book of 1930s Broadway Musicals

by Dan Dietz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 29, 2018)

Strike Up the Band, Of Thee I Sing, and Let ’Em Eat Cake). The decade also saw the last musicals by Gershwin, Jerome Kern, and Vincent Youmans; found Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in full flower; and introduced...


Up in the Cheap Seats

by Ron Fassler & Jeff York Griffith Moon Publishing (January 13, 2017)

In this touching and often hilarious theatrical memoir, Ron

Fassler tells the stories of how over a four-year span,

between the ages of 12-16, he saw 200 Broadway plays and

musicals for as little as $1.50 a ticket—and...


Dear Evan Hansen: Through the Window

by Steven Levenson Grand Central Publishing (November 21, 2017)

Winner of 6 Tony Awards!

The official behind-the-scenes book of the new hit musical.

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan...


Frank Confessions

by Margaret Eaton Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (November 30, 2016)

This book aims to redress the critical neglect of Frank McCourt’s life-writing, which has been dismissed all too frequently as «misery memoir» and deemed commercially driven or aesthetically and politically...


West End Broadway

by Adrian Wright Boydell Press (November 15, 2012)

West End Broadway is the first book to deal specifically with the 'Golden Age' of American musicals in London. Here is a history and a re-evaluation not only of the British productions of Broadway's most popular...


Acting the Song

by Tracey Moore & Allison Bergman Allworth (August 23, 2016)

Acting the Song offers a contemporary, integrated approach to singing in musicals that results in better-trained, smarter performers everyone wants to work with. In this new, thoroughly updated edition of the...


Alice Returns Through The Looking-Glass

by Zizzi Bonah & Gwen Hullah She And The Cat's Mother (April 20, 2017)

THIS STAGE PLAY IS ADAPTED FROM ZIZZI'S ORIGINAL NOVEL   "For children of all ages"  A story where every goodbye isn't gone and every eye closed isn't sleep, Alice must find the answer to the Looking-glass...


Caroline, or Change

by Tony Kushner & Jeanine Tesori Theatre Communications Group (September 01, 2004)

“There are moments in the history of theatre when stagecraft takes a new turn. I like to think that this happened for the American musical last week, when Tony Kushner’s Caroline, or Change (at the Public),...


The Complete Book of 2000s Broadway Musicals

by Dan Dietz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 06, 2017)

In the first decade of the twenty-first century, Broadway was notable for old-fashioned, feel-good shows (Hairspray, Jersey Boys), a number of family-friendly musicals (Little Women, Mary Poppins), plenty of...


Turner Classic Movies: Must-See Musicals

by Richard Barrios Running Press (October 10, 2017)

Spanning nine decades and showcasing the most memorable songs, dazzling dancing, and brightest stars ever to grace the silver screen, Must-See Musicals is the guide to the greatest musicals of all time from...


First and Last Love

by Robert W. Miles Sunstone Press (November 03, 2014)

The many thoughts and gratifying memories recounted in this volume began in 1924 and ended in 2013. The memories are of the author’s development as a songwriter and the many talented and likeable people he...


Broadway North: The Dream of a Canadian Musical Theatre

by Mel Atkey Natural Heritage (October 30, 2006)

An historical chronicle of Canadian musicals and the composers, lyricists, actors, and producers who brought them to life across Canada.


The Happiest Corpse I've Ever Seen

by Ethan Mordden St. Martin's Press (April 06, 2015)

For Ethan Mordden, the closing night of the hit musical, 42nd St. sounded the death knell of the art form of the Broadway musical. After that, big orchestras, real voices, recognizable books and intelligent...


Sing for Your Supper

by Ethan Mordden St. Martin's Press (April 06, 2015)

In the 1930s, Broadway's lights still burned brightly. Ethan Mordden completes his history of the Broadway musical by taking a look at this forgotten era. Shows like Anything Goes brought the glitter of Cole...


The Great Parade

by Peter Filichia St. Martin's Press (April 06, 2015)

It was the Broadway season when Barbra Streisand demanded "Don't Rain on My Parade" and Carol Channing heard the waiters at the Harmonia Gardens say "Hello, Dolly!". From June 1, 1963 through the final day of...


One More Kiss

by Ethan Mordden St. Martin's Griffin (November 09, 2015)

Ethan Mordden's new entry in his history of the Broadway musical looks at an era that brought us not only the gritty reality of "A Chorus Line" and the brilliantly bittersweet works of Stephen Sondheim, but...