The Resource Musicals : the definitive illustrated story

Musicals : the definitive illustrated story

Label
Musicals : the definitive illustrated story
Title
Musicals
Title remainder
the definitive illustrated story
Title variation
DK musicals
Title variation remainder
the definitive illustrated story
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From The Phantom of the Opera and The Sound of Music to Les Misérables, Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Story brings the world's best-loved productions to life. The complete history of the musical is covered, from its earliest origins in dance halls and vaudeville, to the record-breaking West End musicals and spectacular Broadway shows of today. Discover the history, plots and stars of musical theatre and movie musicals, go backstage to find out behind-the-scenes gossip and delve into profiles of successful creators such as Disney and Andrew Lloyd Webber in this illustrated celebration. Plus fun infographics summarize plots, characters and songs, making this a handy reference guide of all the best-loved musicals. With a beautiful glittery cover capturing the excitement and glamor of a trip to the theatre, Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Story is a show-stopping celebration and a perfect gift for musical fans everywhere
Cataloging source
TOH
Dewey number
782.1409
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML2054
LC item number
.M89 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
DK Publishing, Inc
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  • Musicals
  • Musicals
  • Motion pictures
  • Musicals
  • Theater
  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • New York (State)
Label
Musicals : the definitive illustrated story
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The modern musical, to 1939 : from Show Boat to Wizard of Oz -- First truly "modern musicals evolve, mature, and flourish amid the turbulent times of World War I, the Roaring Twenties, and the Great Depression -- 2. A golden age, 1940-1969 : from Pal Joey to Oh! Calcutta! -- A time of great creativity as musical theater and cinema productions thrive in post-depression Broadway and London's West End comes to life -- 3. New inventions, 1970-1999 : from Jesus Christ Superstar to Mamma Mia! -- The genre is reinvented with rock musicals and the rise of spectacular "mega musicals" that bring musicals to new audiences around the world -- 4. A musical revival, 2000-present : from the Producers to Into the Woods -- Musicals continue to entertain, with big-budget shows, "jukebox" shows, popular revivals, and small-scale productions ensuring that the show does do on
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9781465438867
Lccn
2016564628
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 2816039
  • (OCoLC)919593430
  • (OCoLC)ocn919593430
  • 2688256
  • 2816039
Label
Musicals : the definitive illustrated story
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The modern musical, to 1939 : from Show Boat to Wizard of Oz -- First truly "modern musicals evolve, mature, and flourish amid the turbulent times of World War I, the Roaring Twenties, and the Great Depression -- 2. A golden age, 1940-1969 : from Pal Joey to Oh! Calcutta! -- A time of great creativity as musical theater and cinema productions thrive in post-depression Broadway and London's West End comes to life -- 3. New inventions, 1970-1999 : from Jesus Christ Superstar to Mamma Mia! -- The genre is reinvented with rock musicals and the rise of spectacular "mega musicals" that bring musicals to new audiences around the world -- 4. A musical revival, 2000-present : from the Producers to Into the Woods -- Musicals continue to entertain, with big-budget shows, "jukebox" shows, popular revivals, and small-scale productions ensuring that the show does do on
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9781465438867
Lccn
2016564628
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • 2816039
  • (OCoLC)919593430
  • (OCoLC)ocn919593430
  • 2688256
  • 2816039

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