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The Oxford companion to the American musical : theatre, film, and television

Author: Thomas S Hischak
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: From the silver screen to the Great White Way, small community theatres to television sets, the musical has long held a special place in America's heart and history. Now, in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical, readers who flocked to the movies to see An American in Paris or Chicago, lined up for tickets to West Side Story or Rent, or crowded around their TVs to watch Cinderella or High  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Musicals
Dictionaries
Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
Wörterbuch
lexikon
Miscellanea
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Hischak
ISBN: 9780195335330 0195335333
OCLC Number: 187417687
Description: xxxiv, 923 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
List of entries --
Oxford companion to the American musical --
Chronology of musicals --
Awards --
Guide to recordings --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Thomas Hischak.
Local System Bib Number:
339534

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The Oxford Companion to the American Musical is an engaging and authoritative reference for this highly popular genre, covering Broadway, Hollywood, and television in one volume. With more than two  Read more...
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Enjoy as I did this wonderful book as you discover the place of the musical in history and its gift for the future. * Jonathan Pryce, Tony award-winning actor * There is something of interest or Read more...

 
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