Musicals

    The Making of Cabaret

    By Keith Garebian

    Hardback £66.70

    An engaging and compelling production history of the original Broadway version of Cabaret, this book is a meticulous record of how a great musical came into being. Encompassing everything from literary sources to music and lyrics, design and production process, it is the ultimate reference for theatre specialists and general...

    Michener\'S South Pacific

    By Stephen J. May

    Hardback Save £6.54 = £15.96

    The creation of one of the most beloved books & Broadway musicals of the century "May is one of the foremost authorities on writer James Michener. In this book he takes you inside the creation of Michener's Tales of the South Pacific and the musical South Pacific May fascinates us...

    Showtime: A History of the Broadway Musical Theater

    By Larry Stempel

    Hardback Save £9.54 = £20.46

    The definitive history of the Broadway musical: the shows, the stars, the movers, and the shakers.

    Oklahoma!: The Complete Book and Lyrics of the Broadway Musical

    Paperback Save £3.12 = £10.83

    Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, this title explores the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys that provides the colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story.

    In The Space Of A Song: The Uses of Song in Film

    By R. Dyer

    Paperback Save £7.14 = £16.85

    Richard Dyer's 'In the Space of a Song' takes an in-depth look at the use of songs in film. Songs take up space and time in film and the way they do so indicates a great deal about the songs themselves, the nature of the feelings they present, and who...

    Andrew Lloyd Webber

    By John Snelson

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Andrew Lloyd Webber is one of the most famous - and most controversial - composer of musical theatre. This work explores the range of influences that have informed Lloyd Webber's work, from film, rock, and pop music to Lloyd Webber's own life story. It is suitable for those interested in...

    The American Musical and the Performance of Personal Identity

    By Raymond Knapp

    Paperback Save £5.52 = £14.43

    Addresses a variety of specific themes in musicals that serve this general function: fairy tale and fantasy, idealism and inspiration, gender and sexuality, and relationships, among others. This work considers three overlapping genres that are central to the projection of personal identity: operetta, movie musicals, and operatic musicals.

    The Pocket Guide to Musicals

    By Maureen Hughes

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The Cambridge Companion to the Musical

    Paperback Save £1.26 = £22.73

    Revised and updated edition of this popular Companion, containing five completely new chapters.

    The Early Stuart Masque: Dance, Costume, and Music

    By Barbara Ravelhofer

    Hardback Save £35.54 = £59.46

    Studies the complex impact of movements, costumes, words, scenes, music, and special effects in English illusionistic theatre of the Renaissance. This book is useful for those who are interested in English drama, dance, and music of the early modern period, including scholars and students within English literature.

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