The Musical: A Look at the American Musical Theater

by Richard Kislan

This revised and expanded edition of Kislan's acclaimed study of America's musical theater includes a new section on “Recent Musical Theater: Issues and Problems.” “The ancient union of drama and song, known as musical theater, comes in many forms – vaudeville, burlesque, comic opera, minstrels, etc. The author reviews these and other highlights of American musicals ... with a fascinating background on the elements that contribute to the success of a Showboat.” – King Features • “Worth study by anyone who still thinks that the musical is a collection of songs.” – The Stage

Publisher: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books

Series: Applause Books

Format: Softcover

Page Count: 320

Dimensions: 9.25 X 6 inches

ISBN: 9781557832177

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