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  • American Theatre A Chronicle of Comedy and Drama 1969?2000by Thomas S. Hischak

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 74.99

    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...

  • The Rodgers and Hammerstein Encyclopediaby THOMAS S. HISCHAK

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 85.00

    Still the most influential and popular songwriting team in the history of the American Musical Theatre, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein represent Broadway musicals at their finest. The team revolutionized the musical play with Oklahoma! in 1943 and then went on to explore territory never put on the musical stage before in such beloved shows as... more...

  • Disney Voice Actorsby Thomas S. Hischak

    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...

  • American Literature on Stage and Screenby Thomas S. Hischak

    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...

  • Broadway Plays and Musicalsby Thomas S. Hischak

    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...

  • Theatre as Human Actionby Thomas S. Hischak

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 34.99

    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...

  • Off-Broadway Musicals since 1919by Thomas S. Hischak

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 74.99

    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...

  • The Jerome Kern Encyclopediaby Thomas S. Hischak

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 79.99

    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...

  • The Disney Song Encyclopediaby Thomas S. Hischak; Mark A. Robinson

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 52.99

    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...

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