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Musical theatre [electronic resource] : a history / John Kenrick.

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Author/Creator:
Kenrick, John.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
Pbk. ed. - New York : Continuum, 2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • 408 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [383]-393) and index.
Contents:
  • Ancient times to 1850 : "Playgoers, I bid you welcome!"
  • Continental operetta (1840-1900) : "Typical of France"
  • American explorations (1624-1880) : "The music of something beginning"
  • Gilbert & Sullivan (1880-1900) : "Object all sublime"
  • The birth of musical comedy (1880-1899) : "It belong'd to my father before I was born"
  • A new century (1900-1913) : "Whisper of how I'm yearning"
  • American ascendance (1914-1919) : "In a class beyond compare"
  • Al Jolson : "The world's greatest entertainer"
  • The jazz age (1920-1929) : "I want to be happy"
  • Depression era miracles (1930-1940) : "Trouble's just a bubble"
  • A new beginning (1940-1950) : "They couldn't pick a better time"
  • Broadway takes stage (1950-1963) : "The street where you live"
  • Rock rolls in (1960-1970) : "Soon it's gonna rain"
  • New directions (1970-1979) : "Vary my days"
  • Spectacles and boardrooms : "As if we never said goodbye"
  • Musical comedy returns (the 2000s) : "Where did we go right?"
Reproduction:
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2010. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
ebrary, Inc.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781441191786
144119178X

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