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Product Description: Did you know that Frank Sinatra was nearly considered for the original production of Fiddler on the Roof? Or that Jerome Robbins never choreographed the famous "Dance at the Gym" in West Side Story? Or that Lin-Manuel Miranda called out an audience member on Twitter for texting during a performance of Hamilton (the perpetrator was Madonna)? In Show and Tell: The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes, Broadway aficionado-in-chief Ken Bloom takes us on a spirited spin through some of the most intriguing factoids in show business, offering up an unconventional history of the theatre in all its idiosyncratic glory...read more

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9780190221010 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 29, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Did you know that Frank Sinatra was nearly considered for the original production of Fiddler on the Roof?

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Product Description: Every morning for the thirteen years he was on Law & Order, Jerry Orbach wrote his wife a short love poem and placed it next to her coffee cup before he left for work. Over the years Jerry wrote hundreds of notes - all of which Elaine cherished and preserved...read more
By Ken Bloom (contributor)

Hardcover:

9781439149881 | Touchstone Books, November 3, 2009, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Every morning for the thirteen years he was on Law & Order, Jerry Orbach wrote his wife a short love poem and placed it next to her coffee cup before he left for work.

Paperback:

9781451672084 | Reprint edition (Touchstone Books, October 3, 2011), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Every morning for the thirteen years he was on Law & Order, Jerry Orbach wrote his wife a short love poem and placed it next to her coffee cup before he left for work.

Miscellaneous:

9781439160114 | Touchstone Books, November 3, 2009, cover price $10.99

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Product Description: A spectacular, information-packed celebration of the most beloved movie musicals, from My Fair Lady and Singing in theRain to Moulin Rouge and High School Musical. The follow-up hit to the bestselling and acclaimed Broadway Musicals, Hollywood Musicals pays grand tribute to the 101 most popular and enduring musical movies...read more
By Ken Bloom and Jane Powell (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9781579128487 | Black Dog & Leventhal Pub, December 8, 2010, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A spectacular, information-packed celebration of the most beloved movie musicals, from My Fair Lady and Singing in theRain to Moulin Rouge and High School Musical.

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Product Description: A fully updated edition of the acclaimed and bestselling Broadway Musicals, now featuring an expanded off-Broadway section Broadway Musicals is a richly illustrated, and information-packed celebration of the most popular and enduring Broadway shows of all time...read more
By Ken Bloom, Jerry Orbach (foreword by) and Frank Vlastnik

Hardcover:

9781579128494 | Rev upd edition (Black Dog & Leventhal Pub, October 27, 2010), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A fully updated edition of the acclaimed and bestselling Broadway Musicals, now featuring an expanded off-Broadway section Broadway Musicals is a richly illustrated, and information-packed celebration of the most popular and enduring Broadway shows of all time.
9781579123901 | Black Dog & Leventhal Pub, October 1, 2004, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Finally, a book as glorious as its subject: this lush showcase for everyone who loves musicals covers the 101 most influential, popular, and enduring Broadway shows--all of which have toured the country and been performed in theatres large and small everywhere.

Paperback:

9781579123130 | Black Dog & Leventhal Pub, May 1, 2008, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Finally in paperback, this info-and photo-packed celebration of Broadway has been thoroughly updated to include new shows, new features, and new comments from Broadway's celebrated leading ladies.

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Product Description: For many students, the concert going experience is entirely new; they are not sure what to wear, how to plan for the event, when to applaud, how to use the program, and how to evaluate what they have heard.  There are many different types of concert going opportunities: from traditional classical recitals to church choir performances to jazz and rock clubs, each having its own special etiquette and rules for behavior...read more

Paperback:

9780205662180 | 1 edition (Prentice Hall, September 28, 2009), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: For many students, the concert going experience is entirely new; they are not sure what to wear, how to plan for the event, when to applaud, how to use the program, and how to evaluate what they have heard.

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Describes one hundred and one of the most influential, popular, and enduring sitcoms, discussing their actors, creators, plots, running length, and appeal.
By Ken Bloom, John Lithgow (foreword by) and Frank Vlastnik

Hardcover:

9781579127527 | Black Dog & Leventhal Pub, November 1, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Describes one hundred and one of the most influential, popular, and enduring sitcoms, discussing their actors, creators, plots, running length, and appeal.

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Product Description: The Routledge Guide to Broadway is the second title in our new student reference series. It will introduce the student to the Broadway theater, focusing on key performers, writers, directors, plays, and musicals, along with the theaters themselves, key awards, and the folklore of Broadway...read more

Hardcover:

9780415973793 | Routledge, December 18, 2006, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: The Routledge Guide to Broadway is the second title in our new student reference series.

Paperback:

9780415973809 | Routledge, December 14, 2006, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: The Routledge Guide to Broadway is the second title in our new student reference series.

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Product Description: The lights go down, the music swells, and you’re in another world. Introducing the BROADWAY MUSICALS CALENDAR, providing theatre-lovers prime seats to their favorite productions all year long. Each month features an unforgettable Broadway moment rendered in a dazzling, full-color, poster-quality photograph...read more
By Ken Bloom, Angela Lansbury (introduced by) and Frank Vlastnik

Paperback:

9781579125578 | Wal edition (Black Dog & Leventhal Pub, June 1, 2006), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The lights go down, the music swells, and you’re in another world.

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Presents an overview of twentieth century popular music, documenting the careers of singers, composers, and lyricists from the 1920s through the 1960s, and the big bands and Broadway musicals that characterized the era.
By Tony Bennett (foreword by) and Ken Bloom

Hardcover:

9781579124489 | Black Dog & Leventhal Pub, October 17, 2005, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Presents an overview of twentieth century popular music, documenting the careers of singers, composers, and lyricists from the 1920s through the 1960s, and the big bands and Broadway musicals that characterized the era.

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Miscellaneous:

9780203644355 | 2 edition (Routledge, December 4, 2003), cover price $170.00

Covers the history of Broadway along with information on the composers, playwrights, directors, performers, producers, and theaters.

Hardcover:

9780415937047 | 2 edition (Routledge, December 1, 2003), cover price $200.00 | About this edition: Covers the history of Broadway along with information on the composers, playwrights, directors, performers, producers, and theaters.

Paperback:

9780415937054 | 2 edition (Routledge, March 1, 2003), cover price $22.01 | About this edition: Covers the history of Broadway along with information on the composers, playwrights, directors, performers, producers, and theaters.

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The Broadway composer and lyricis who created both Hello, Dolly and Mame shares his lyrics from forty years in the theater, as well as his personal reminiscences and comments on his own work, accompanied by a CD featuring Michael Feinstein singing a selection of Herman's classics.

Hardcover:

9780415967686 | Har/com edition (Routledge, September 1, 2003), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The Broadway composer and lyricis who created both Hello, Dolly and Mame shares his lyrics from forty years in the theater, as well as his personal reminiscences and comments on his own work, accompanied by a CD featuring Michael Feinstein singing a selection of Herman's classics.

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Product Description: This follow-up set to American Song, Vols. 1 and 2 explores the work of major pop songwriters from Tin Pan Alley not included either in a Broadway show or film from the period 1880 to today. This carefully researched encyclopedia covers 125 composers with hundreds of entries on each...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780028654782 | 2 edition (Gale / Cengage Learning, June 1, 2001), cover price $465.00 | About this edition: This follow-up set to American Song, Vols.

Hardcover:

9780816025831 | Facts on File, June 1, 1997, cover price $180.00
9780816034734 | Set only edition (Facts on File, June 1, 1996), cover price $43.01
9780816034741 | Set only edition (Facts on File, June 1, 1996), cover price $43.01
9780816034758 | Set only edition (Facts on File, June 1, 1996), cover price $43.01

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Product Description: This follow-up set to "American Song," Vols. 1 and 2 explores the work of major pop songwriters from "Tin Pan Alley" not included either in a Broadway show or film from the period 1880 to today. This carefully researched encyclopedia covers 125 composers with hundreds of entries on each...read more

Hardcover:

9780028645735 | 2nd edition (Schirmer Books, July 1, 1996), cover price $75.00 | also contains Mel Bays Modern Guitar Method: Grade 5 | About this edition: This follow-up set to "American Song," Vols.

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Product Description: A two-volume set offering a reference source to songs from American films, this book recounts which songs were in any particular film, starting in 1929 with the first talkies and going on up to the blockbusters of today. The writers and composers of each song are detailed...read more

Hardcover:

9780816020027 | Facts on File, December 1, 1995, cover price $225.00 | About this edition: A two-volume set offering a reference source to songs from American films, this book recounts which songs were in any particular film, starting in 1929 with the first talkies and going on up to the blockbusters of today.
9780816026685 | Facts on File, December 1, 1994, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: A two-volume set offering a reference source to songs from American films, this book recounts which songs were in any particular film, starting in 1929 with the first talkies and going on up to the blockbusters of today.
9780816026678 | Facts on File, December 1, 1994, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Book by Bloom, Ken
9780816032310 | Facts on File, December 1, 1994, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Book by Bloom, Ken

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Product Description: Times Square is the entertainment hub of the American nation and this book aims to capture the essence of the whole Broadway scene. Organized in an A-Z format, its entries range over lobster palaces, performers, gangsters, famous personalities (Astaire and Berlin) and the theatres themselves...read more

Hardcover:

9780816012497 | Facts on File, March 1, 1991, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Times Square is the entertainment hub of the American nation and this book aims to capture the essence of the whole Broadway scene.

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Product Description: Presented in the striking format of Ken Bloom's successful Broadway Musicals, this rich visual history of popular song covers all of the prominent figures behind the music, in front of the bandstand, and on top of the piano.

Hardcover:

9780871969613 | Facts on File, January 1, 1985, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Presented in the striking format of Ken Bloom's successful Broadway Musicals, this rich visual history of popular song covers all of the prominent figures behind the music, in front of the bandstand, and on top of the piano.

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