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Product Description: A New York Times BestsellerFor almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical. It often begins in childhood in a darkened theater, grows into something more serious for high school actors, and reaches its passionate zenith when it comes time for love, marriage, and children, who will start the cycle all over again...read more

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9780374256920 | Sarah Crichton Books, March 1, 2016, cover price $28.00

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9780374536893 | Sarah Crichton Books, March 14, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A New York Times BestsellerFor almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical.

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9781494517847 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 1, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: For almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical.
9781494567842 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 1, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: For almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical.

Product Description: The stylistic range required of a musical theatre performer is expansive. From the favourites of Tin Pan Alley to today's international blockbusters, musical roles require the ability to adapt to a panoply of characters and vocal styles...read more

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9781138914414 | Routledge, August 25, 2016, cover price $135.00

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9781138914421 | Routledge, August 25, 2016, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: The stylistic range required of a musical theatre performer is expansive.

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Describes how the sperm cell fertilizes the egg cell, the development of the fetus inside the mother, and the labor, delivery, and afterbirth stages of childbirth

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9780199394814 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 17, 2015, cover price $27.95

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9780521294645, titled "Life Before Birth: The Story of the First Nine Months" | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1979, cover price $6.95 | also contains Life Before Birth: The Story of the First Nine Months | About this edition: Describes how the sperm cell fertilizes the egg cell, the development of the fetus inside the mother, and the labor, delivery, and afterbirth stages of childbirth

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Product Description: Drawing upon Broadway musicals ranging from Irene (1919) to Gypsy (1959), Maya Cantu considers how Cinderella Broadway musicals from the 1920s through the 1950s adapted and transformed Perrault's fairy tale icon in order to address changing social and professional roles for American women...read more

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9781137561459 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 12, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Drawing upon Broadway musicals ranging from Irene (1919) to Gypsy (1959), Maya Cantu considers how Cinderella Broadway musicals from the 1920s through the 1950s adapted and transformed Perrault's fairy tale icon in order to address changing social and professional roles for American women.

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Product Description: Since it first opened on Broadway in September, 1964, Fiddler on the Roof has constantly been onstage somewhere, including four Broadway revivals, four productions on London's West End and thousands of schools, army bases and countries from Argentina to Japan...read more

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9780312591427, titled "Tradition!: The Highly Improbable, Ultimately Triumphant Broadway-to-Hollywood Story of Fiddler on the Roof, the World's Most Beloved Musical" | St Martins Pr, September 2, 2014, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Since it first opened on Broadway in September, 1964, Fiddler on the Roof has constantly been onstage somewhere, including four Broadway revivals, four productions on London's West End and thousands of schools, army bases and countries from Argentina to Japan.

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9781250075376, titled "Tradition!: The Highly Improbable, Ultimately Triumphant Broadway-to-Hollywood Story of Fiddler on the Roof, the World's Most Beloved Musical" | Reprint edition (Griffin, August 25, 2015), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Since it first opened on Broadway in September, 1964, Fiddler on the Roof has constantly been onstage somewhere, including four Broadway revivals, four productions on London's West End and thousands of schools, army bases and countries from Argentina to Japan.

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Product Description: “One of the best literary works of this year” (Miami Herald-Tribune): The true story of a theatrical dream—or nightmare—come true…the making of the Spider-Man musical.As you might imagine, writing a Broadway musical has its challenges...read more

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9781451684568, titled "Song of Spider-Man: The Inside Story of the Most Controversial Musical in Broadway History" | Simon & Schuster, November 5, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: From the show’s cowriter who saw it all firsthand, this is the epic story of the most expensive, ambitious, dangerous, and controversial Broadway musical of all-time: Spider-Man.

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9781451684575, titled "Song of Spider-Man: The Inside Story of the Most Controversial Musical in Broadway History" | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, November 18, 2014), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: “One of the best literary works of this year” (Miami Herald-Tribune): The true story of a theatrical dream—or nightmare—come true…the making of the Spider-Man musical.

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Product Description: Despite an enormous solo output, P.G. Wodehouse often co-operated with other writers, especially in the early stages of his career, exchanging or sharing plots, advising on problems and even writing books and stage-works together...read more

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9781468309744 | Overlook Pr, October 30, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Despite an enormous solo output, P.

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This updated edition of one of the best-selling and comprehensive Broadway reference books, first published in 1985, has been expanded to include many of the most important and memorable productions of the American musical theater, including revivals. Chronologically arranged beginning with The Black Crook in 1866, the seventh edition adds new entries and photos on numerous musicals from recent years, including American Idiot, Billy Elliot: The Musical, Hair (revival), Memphis, Next to Normal, Rock of Ages, The Addams Family, West Side Story (revival), and Fela! Broadway Musicals, Show by Show features a wealth of statistics and inside information, plus critical reception, cast lists, pithy commentary about each show, and numerous detailed indexes that no Broadway fan will want to be without.

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9781480385474 | 8 rev upd edition (Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, August 1, 2014), cover price $24.99
9781557837844 | 7 upd rev edition (Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, October 1, 2011), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: This updated edition of one of the best-selling and comprehensive Broadway reference books, first published in 1985, has been expanded to include many of the most important and memorable productions of the American musical theater, including revivals.

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9780415715072 | Routledge, June 23, 2014, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: 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.

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9780415715089 | Routledge, June 13, 2014, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: 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.

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Hardcover:

9780195398267 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 6, 2012, cover price $38.95

Paperback:

9780199381012 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 2014), cover price $26.95

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Product Description: Few musicals have had the impact of Lerner and Loewe's timeless classic My Fair Lady. Sitting in the middle of an era dominated by such seminal figures as Rodgers and Hammerstein, Frank Loesser, and Leonard Bernstein, My Fair Lady not only enjoyed critical success similar to that of its rivals but also had by far the longest run of a Broadway musical up to that time...read more

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9780199827305 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 9, 2012, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Few musicals have had the impact of Lerner and Loewe's timeless classic My Fair Lady.

Paperback:

9780199381005 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Few musicals have had the impact of Lerner and Loewe's timeless classic My Fair Lady.

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Product Description: The Oxford Handbook of The American Musical offers new and cutting-edge essays on the most important and compelling issues and topics in the growing, interdisciplinary field of musical-theater and film-musical studies. Taking the form of a "keywords" book, it introduces readers to the concepts and terms that define the history of the musical as a genre and that offer ways to reflect on the specific creative choices that shape musicals and their performance on stage and screen...read more
By Stacy Wolf (editor)

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9780195385946 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 4, 2011, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: The Oxford Handbook of The American Musical offers new and cutting-edge essays on the most important and compelling issues and topics in the growing, interdisciplinary field of musical-theater and film-musical studies.

Paperback:

9780199987368 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, March 1, 2013), cover price $41.95 | About this edition: The Oxford Handbook of The American Musical offers new and cutting-edge essays on the most important and compelling issues and topics in the growing, interdisciplinary field of musical-theater and film-musical studies.

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Product Description: With chapters on The Sound of Music, Milk and Honey, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, The Rothschilds, Rags, Ragtime and The Producers, this book examines both direct and indirect references to, or resonances of, the Holocaust, tracing changing American attitudes through the chronology progression of these musical productions and their subsequent revivals...read more

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9780786466023 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, October 15, 2012, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: With chapters on The Sound of Music, Milk and Honey, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, The Rothschilds, Rags, Ragtime and The Producers, this book examines both direct and indirect references to, or resonances of, the Holocaust, tracing changing American attitudes through the chronology progression of these musical productions and their subsequent revivals.

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Product Description: In this entertaining new title, Ruth Leon tells all about the composers, the lyricists, the directors, and the pioneers of the stage musical on both sides of the Atlantic while trying to reveal the truth behind the eternal question—what are musicals and why do we love them?

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9781849430180 | Oberon Books Ltd, May 3, 2011, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: In this entertaining new title, Ruth Leon tells all about the composers, the lyricists, the directors, and the pioneers of the stage musical on both sides of the Atlantic while trying to reveal the truth behind the eternal question—what are musicals and why do we love them?

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