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Musicals books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Musicals category. Presented with a red border are the Musicals books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel by Tim (David G. Frey Distinguished Professor of Music, UNC College of Arts & Sciences) Carter Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel
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Carousel (1945) was Rodgers and Hammerstein's second collaboration following their hugely successful Oklahoma! (1943). Based on Ferenc Molnar's play, Liliom (1909), it took Broadway musical theater in far darker directions given its subject and extensive music. Here we discover how...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel by Tim (David G. Frey Distinguished Professor of Music, UNC College of Arts & Sciences) Carter Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel
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Carousel (1945) was Rodgers and Hammerstein's second collaboration following their hugely successful Oklahoma! (1943). Based on Ferenc Molnar's play, Liliom (1909), it took Broadway musical theater in far darker directions given its subject and extensive music. Here we discover how...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2017

Victorian Vocalists by Kurt Ganzl Victorian Vocalists

Victorian Vocalists is a masterful collection of biographies of some of the stars, secrets, and forgotten names of the British musical halls. Kurt Ganzl, among the world's leading authorities on popular musical theatre, paints a vivid picture of the world...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Must Close Saturday The Decline and Fall of the British Musical Flop by Adrian Wright Must Close Saturday The Decline and Fall of the British Musical Flop

The first book to deal exclusively with British musical flops, Must Close Saturday presents a rolling panorama of the good, the bad and the ugly, reassessing their place in theatrical history.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

The Cambridge Companion to the Musical by William A. (University of Missouri, Kansas City) Everett The Cambridge Companion to the Musical
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An expanded and updated edition of this acclaimed, wide-ranging survey of musical theatre in New York, London, and elsewhere.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Cambridge Companion to the Musical by William A. (University of Missouri, Kansas City) Everett The Cambridge Companion to the Musical
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An expanded and updated edition of this acclaimed, wide-ranging survey of musical theatre in New York, London, and elsewhere.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Musical Theater An Appreciation by Alyson (California Polytechnic State University) McLamore Musical Theater An Appreciation

Musical Theater: An Appreciation, Second Edition offers a history of musical theater from its early origins to the Broadway shows of today, combined with an in-depth study of the musical styles that paralleled changes on stage. Alyson McLamore teaches readers...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Musical Theater An Appreciation by Alyson (California Polytechnic State University) McLamore Musical Theater An Appreciation

Musical Theater: An Appreciation, Second Edition offers a history of musical theater from its operating origins to the Broadway shows of today, combined with an in-depth study of the musical styles that paralleled changes on stage. Alyson McLamore teaches readers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Coming Soon

Broadway Rhythm Imaging the City in Song by Dominic Symonds Broadway Rhythm Imaging the City in Song

Imaginative walking tours that retrace the map of Manhattan as it resonates with the music of Broadway
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary American Stage Musical by Jessica Sternfeld The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary American Stage Musical

The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary American Stage Musical is dedicated to the stage musical's changing, evolving relationship to American culture in the very late 20th and early 21st centuries. In the past decade-and-a-half, international scholars from an ever-widening number...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Twenty-First Century Musicals From Stage to Screen by George Rodosthenous Twenty-First Century Musicals From Stage to Screen

Twenty-First Century Musicals stakes a place for the musical in today's cinematic landscape, taking a look at leading contemporary shows from their stage origins to their big-screen adaptations. Each chapter offers a new perspective on a single musical, challenging populist...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Twenty-First Century Musicals From Stage to Screen by George Rodosthenous Twenty-First Century Musicals From Stage to Screen

Twenty-First Century Musicals stakes a place for the musical in today's cinematic landscape, taking a look at leading contemporary shows from their stage origins to their big-screen adaptations. Each chapter offers a new perspective on a single musical, challenging populist...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Dance Me a Song Astaire, Balanchine, Kelly and the American Film Musical by Beth Genne Dance Me a Song Astaire, Balanchine, Kelly and the American Film Musical

Dance Me a Song explores how Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, and others led to the rise of a distinctive dance style as a crowning achievement of twentieth-century dance and cinema.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Musical Theatre A History by John (Steinhardt School, New York University, USA) Kenrick Musical Theatre A History
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Musical Theatre: A History is a new revised edition of a proven core text for college and secondary school students - and an insightful and accessible celebration of twenty-five centuries of great theatrical entertainment. As an educator with extensive experience...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Davies and Penhall's Sunny Afternoon by John Fleming Davies and Penhall's Sunny Afternoon

John Fleming is Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication at Texas State University.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/06/2017

Dear Evan Hansen (TCG) by Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul Dear Evan Hansen (TCG)
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Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

Murder at Cafe Noir by David Landau Murder at Cafe Noir


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2017

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