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- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 87.99
Volume Four of the distinguished American Theatre: A Chronicle of Comedy and Drama series offers a thorough, candid, and fascinating look at the theater in New York during the last decades of the twentieth century. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 79.99
In this volume, Thomas Hischak looks at more than 375 Off-Broadway productions, from the early decades of the 20th century through 2010. These musicals are described, discussed, and analyzed with particular attention given to their books, scores, performers, and creators. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 75.00
This biographical dictionary is devoted to the actors who provided voices for all the Disney animated theatrical shorts and features from the 1928 Mickey Mouse cartoon Steamboat Willie to the 2010 feature film Tangled. More than 900 men, women, and child actors from more than 300 films are covered, with biographical information, individual career summaries,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 150.00
The 525 notable works of 19th and 20th century American fiction in this reference book have many stage, movie, television, and video adaptations. Each literary work is described and then every adaptation is examined with a discussion of how accurate the version is and how well it succeeds in conveying the spirit of the original in a different medium.... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 37.99
Through the use of four model plays? Macbeth , Our Town , A Raisin in the Sun , and Rent ?this textbook informs the student about theatre arts, stimulates interest in the art form, leads to critical thinking about theatre, and prepares the student to be a more informed and critical theatregoer. Structured into seven chapters, each looking at a major... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 87.99
Jerome Kern (1885-1945) is considered one of the most versatile and influential of all American theatre and film composers. The Jerome Kern Encyclopedia consists of entries on people, theatre and film musicals, songs, subjects, and themes related to the composer. Not only are all of Kern?s stage and screen projects covered, but there are also... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 295.00
New York City's Broadway district is by far the most prestigious and lucrative venue for American performers, playwrights, entertainers, and technicians. While there are many reference works and critical studies of selected Broadway plays or musicals and even more works about the highlights of the American theater, this is the first single-volume... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 94.99
In addition to the handful of composers known to the general public, this book brings recognition to the many men and women who have written music for the movies over the past 100 years?those who have not been given their due in previous books and other sources. This volume features more than 250 famous and little-known movie composers from around... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 57.99
This book describes and discusses over 900 of the most famous and not-so-famous songs from Disney films, television, Broadway, and theme parks from the 1930s to the present day, and does so in great detail to determine exactly what it is that makes them so memorable. It includes a glossary of song terms, a list of all the Disney songs and their sources,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 64.99
This is a memoir by John C. Wilson, a key figure of Broadway during the 1940s and ?50s. Wilson died in 1961, three years after penning his autobiography. This newly discovered memoir stretches from Wilson?s youth at the turn of the twentieth century to his semi-retirement in the late 1950s. A Broadway producer and director, Wilson was close friends... more...