Broadway, the Golden Years , is a wonderfully readable group portrait of the great Broadway choreographer-directors: Jerome Robbins, Agnes de Mille, Gower Champion, Bob Fosse, Michael Bennett, Tonny Tune, Graciela Daniele, and Susan Stroman. The hits generated by two generations of choreographer-directors define the Broadway stage: Oklahoma! , On the Town ; West Side Story ; Hello, Dolly! ; Fiddler on the Roof ; A Chorus Line; Dancin' ; Dream Girls ; The Producers ; and many more.
|Publication date:||22nd October 2006|
|Author:||Robert Emmet Long|
|Publisher:||Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
|Categories:||Biography: arts & entertainment, Dance, Theatre: technical & background skills,|
Robert Emmet Long is uniquely qualified to write on the lives and careers of Broadway's foremost choreographer-directors. His definitive The Films of Merchant Ivory has gone through two editions. Long is a recognized critic of American and British literature, commentator on the performing arts and author or editor of some 30 books, the subjects of which include Henry James, Nathaniel Hawthorne, James Fenimore Cooper, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John O'Hara, Nathanael West, James Thurber and Barbara Pym.More About Robert Emmet Long