The Theater Will Rock

The Theater Will Rock
Publisher University of Michigan Press
Release Date
Category Music
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9780472034024
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Chronicles the rock musical's artistic and financial blockbusters—and bombs—from 1960 to the present

The Theater Will Rock
  • Author : Elizabeth L. Wollman
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-10

Chronicles the rock musical's artistic and financial blockbusters—and bombs—from 1960 to the present

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The Theater Will Rock
  • Author : David Murray Schneider,Elizabeth Lara Wollman,Raymond Thomas Smith
  • Publisher : University Microfilms
  • Release Date : 1978

The tumultuous decade of the 1960s in America gave birth to many new ideas and forms of expression, among them the rock musical. An unlikely offspring of the performing arts, the rock musical appeared when two highly distinctive and American art forms joined onstage in New York City. The Theater

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Theater Will Rock
  • Author : Elizabeth L. Wollman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007-01

Read online Theater Will Rock written by Elizabeth L. Wollman, published by which was released on 2007-01. Download full Theater Will Rock Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Changed for Good
  • Author : Stacy Wolf
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-07-28

From Adelaide in "Guys and Dolls" to Nina in "In the Heights" and Elphaba in "Wicked," female characters in Broadway musicals have belted and crooned their way into the American psyche. In this lively book, Stacy Wolf illuminates the women of American musical theatre--performers, creators, and characters--from the start of

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We Will Rock You
  • Author : Ben Elton,Queen
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2003

The musical was written by author Ben Elton in collaboration with Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor. The story takes place in a tongue-in-cheek dystopian future where originality and individualism are shunned, and a lone 'Dreamer' appears who can fulfill a prophecy that will enable the return of rock

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Cradle Will Rock
  • Author : Tim Robbins,Paul Newman
  • Publisher : Newmarket Press
  • Release Date : 2000

Official tie-in to the major motion picture coming from Touchstone Pictures later this year, from the Academy Award-nominated writer-director of Dead Man Walking and Bob Roberts. An extraordinary film, written and directed by Robbins, supported by an amazing cast, about the events in 1936, surrounding the final days of the Federal

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Hard Times  The Adult Musical in 1970s New York City
  • Author : Elizabeth L. Wollman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2012-10-01

In Hard Times, musical theater historian Elizabeth L. Wollman takes readers on a fascinating tour of the adult musical scene of New York City's rampant 1970s. After the success of Hair in 1968, the low-budget adult musical proliferated. The most famous was the long-running "Oh! Calcutta!", but countless more made it

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The Cradle Will Rock
  • Author : Marc Blitzstein
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013-09

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Author : Stephen Trask,John Cameron Mitchell
  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
  • Release Date : 2003

THE STORY: This groundbreaking Obie-winning Off-Broadway smash also won multiple awards for its hit film adaptation. It tells the story of internationally ignored song stylist Hedwig Schmidt, a fourth-wall smashing East German rock 'n' roll godde

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American Theatre
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008

Read online American Theatre written by , published by which was released on 2008. Download full American Theatre Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Oxford Handbook of The American Musical
  • Author : Raymond Knapp,Mitchell Morris,Stacy Wolf
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-03

The Oxford Handbook of the American Musical presents keywords and critical terms that deepen analysis and interpretation of the musical. Taking into account issues of composition, performance, and reception, the book's contributors bring a wide range of practical and theoretical perspectives to bear on their considerations of one of America's

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Complete Book of the American Musical Theater
  • Author : David Ewen
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1959

Read online Complete Book of the American Musical Theater written by David Ewen, published by which was released on 1959. Download full Complete Book of the American Musical Theater Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Rent
  • Author : Jonathan Larson
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2008

(Applause Libretto Library). Finally, an authorized libretto to this modern day classic! Rent won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, as well as four Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score for Jonathan Larson. The story of Mark, Roger, Maureen, Tom Collins, Angel, Mimi, JoAnne, and their friends

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Viet Rock  Comings and Goings  Keep Tightly Closed in a Cool Dry Place  The Gloaming Oh My Darling
  • Author : Megan Terry
  • Publisher : Touchstone Books
  • Release Date : 1967

"Music for Viet rock and Comings and goings, by Marianne de Pury" (for voice and piano): p.[249]-282.

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Directing in Musical Theatre
  • Author : Joe Deer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-01-10

This comprehensive guide, from the author of Acting in Musical Theatre, will equip aspiring directors with all of the skills that they will need in order to guide a production from beginning to end. From the very first conception and collaborations with crew and cast, through rehearsals and technical production

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