Musicals

    British Musical Theatre Since 1950

    By Robert Gordon

    Paperback £18.95

    This critical introduction to British musical theatre since 1950 is the first book to discuss its post-war developments from the perspective of British - as opposed to American - popular culture. The genre is situated within the historical context of post-war British society in order to explore the range of...

    Crush: The Musical

    By Kath Gotts

    Paperback £8.45

    An outrageously fun musical set in an all-girls school in the 60s, from the team behind Bad Girls: The Musical.

    Theatre as Human Action: An Introduction to Theatre Arts

    By Thomas S. Hischak

    Paperback Save £2.33 = £29.62

    This book is designed for the college student who may be unacquainted with many plays and has seen a limited number of theatre productions. Focusing primarily on four plays-Macbeth, A Raisin in the Sun, Rent, and You Can't Take It with You-this textbook aims to inform the student about theatre...

    Musical Theatre Song

    By Stephen Purdy

    Paperback Save £2.29 = £16.70

    Musical Theatre Song is a handbook for musical theatre performers, providing them with the wide-ranging skill set they need for success in today's competitive musical theatre environment. Breaking down the process into knowing how to select your song material based upon your individuality and how to prepare and perform it...

    Actor-Musicianship

    By Jeremy Harrison

    Paperback £20.85

    Actor-musicianship is a permanent feature of the musical theatre landscape. Actor-musician shows can be seen from Bradford to Broadway, from village halls to international arena tours. However, with the exception of a couple of academic papers, there has been nothing written about this fascinating area of theatre practice. Jeremy Harrison's...

    Studying Musical Theatre

    By Millie Taylor

    Paperback Save £0.40 = £21.59

    Bringing critical theory and musical theatre together, Millie Taylor and Dominic Symonds explore the musical stage from a broad range of theoretical perspectives. Part 1 focuses on the way we understand musicals as texts and Part 2 then looks at how musical theatre negotiates its position in the wider world.

    Popular Musical Theatre in London and Berlin

    Hardback Save £8.39 = £61.60

    In the decades before the Second World War, popular musical theatre was a global industry. This collection brings together international contributors to offer new insights into historical popular culture in London and Berlin, and the Anglo-German relationship during a period of intense hostility and rivalry.

    The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical

    By Warren Hoffman

    Hardback Save £1.01 = £68.49

    Reveals the racial politics, content, and subtexts that have haunted musicals for almost one hundred years from Show Boat 1927 to The Scottsboro Boys 2011. It investigates the thematic content of the Broadway musical and considers how musicals work on a structural level, allowing them to simultaneously present and hide...

    Musical Theatre

    By David Henson

    Paperback Save £0.27 = £20.72

    Drawing on the history and development of Musical Theatre, this engaging workbook provides a comprehensive overview of the nuts and bolts of the discipline. Introducing students to the basics of the theory and history of musical theatre, it covers all four elements of any Musical Theatre course: dance, music, acting...

    Acting Through Song

    By Paul Harvard

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    An impassioned and invaluable guide for actors and students of musical theatre.

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