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...


    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...

    American Song Book

    By Philip Furia

    Paperback Save £0.30 = £22.69

    The American Song Book, Volume I: The Tin Pan Alley Era is the first of a planned five-volume series of books that will reprint the sheet-music including covers of songs by Irving Berlin, the Gershwins, and other great songwriters from what has been called "The Golden Age" of American popular...

    Music Direction for the Stage

    By Joseph Church

    Paperback Save £0.36 = £23.13

    One of Broadway's foremost music directors emerges from the orchestra pit to tell how the music is put into a musical show. Part descriptive account, part instruction manual, this book offers a unique and invaluable look behind the scenes, from the point of view of the musical chief of staff,...

    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.

    History of the American Musical Theatre

    By Nathan Hurwitz

    Paperback Save £3.28 = £34.71

    From the diverse proto-theatres of the mid-1800s, though the revues of the `20s, the `true musicals' of the `40s, the politicisation of the `60s and the `mega-musicals' of the `80s, every era in American musical theatre reflected a unique set of socio-cultural factors. Nathan Hurwitz uses these factors to explain...

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