The Book of Broadway: The 150 Definitive Plays and Musicals

The Book of Broadway: The 150 Definitive Plays and Musicals

The Book of Broadway: The 150 Definitive Plays and Musicals

by: Eric Grode

by: Eric Grode

The Book of Broadway: The 150 Definitive Plays and Musicals

The Book of Broadway: The 150 Definitive Plays and Musicals

by: Eric Grode

by: Eric Grode

Overview

The men and women who shaped Broadway history--Stephen Sondheim, Tennessee Williams, Bernadette Peters, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II--are celebrated for their groundbreaking work, and photographs throughout illustrate the stunning designs of the shows profiled.

This compilation by Author Eric Grode--arts writer for The New York Times, and author of Hair: The Story of the Show That Defined a Generation--is the ultimate guide to Broadway shows. Even if you consider yourself an expert in the theater, you will be amazed by the fantastic Broadway trivia scattered throughout this volume, as well as the palpable sense of history in this encyclopedic treatment of one of our most beloved pastimes.

Just a few of the titles included are:

-Annie
-The Book of Mormon
-Bye Bye Birdie
-Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
-Chicago
-Death of a Salesman
-Fiddler on the Roof
-Grease
-Guys and Dolls
-Hello, Dolly!
-Kiss Me, Kate
-Les Miserables
-The Music Man
-My Fair Lady
-The Phantom of the Opera
-Rent
-Six Degrees of Separation
-The Sound of Music
-A Streetcar Named Desire
-West Side Story

Authors

Eric Grode

Eric Grode