Broadway Musicals, 1943–2004 by John Stewart,Hal Prince

By John Stewart,Hal Prince

On March 31, 1943, the musical Oklahoma! premiered and the fashionable period of the Broadway musical was once born. considering the fact that that point, the theatres of Broadway have staged countless numbers of musicals—some extra noteworthy than others, yet all of their personal approach part of American theatre history.
With greater than 750 entries, this finished reference paintings presents info on each musical produced on Broadway in view that Oklahoma’s 1943 debut. every one access starts with a short synopsis of the convey, by means of a three-part historical past: first, the pre–Broadway tale of the exhibit, together with out-of-town try-outs and Broadway previews; subsequent, the Broadway run itself, with dates, theatres, and forged and staff, together with replacements, refrain and understudies, songs, gossip, and notes on studies and awards; and eventually, post–Broadway details with an in depth checklist of later amazing productions, in addition to vital stories and awards.

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