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A history of the American musical theatre : no business like it / Nathan Hurwitz

Hurwitz, Nathaniel, (author ).
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Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola REF 782.1 HUR (Text) 33118000172792 Reference Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780415715072 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0415715075 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780415715089 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0415715083 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: vi, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2014

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Includes bibliographical references and index
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A very good place to start : the beginning, up to the eighteenth century -- Early musical theatre in America, 1735-1865 -- First stirrings, 1866-1902 -- The turn of the century, 1900-07 : a new era of great American songwriters begins -- The princess and the great revues, 1907-20 -- The jazz age, 1920-29 : a period of great songwriters -- A double whammy, 1929-39 : the Great Depression and talking movies threaten the Broadway musical -- A bright golden haze, 1939-45 : the American musical comes of age -- The golden age, 1945-64 : an era of great musical dramatists -- The search for relevancy, 1964-70 -- New directions, 1970-82 -- Joint ventures and mega-musicals, 1982-93 : British rule -- The corporate musical, 1993-2001 -- The new millennium, 2001-2014
Subject: Musicals > United States > History and criticism

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