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Musicals

Musicals

the definitive illustrated story

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Casting,
  • Musicals,
  • Theater,
  • History and criticism,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    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. Infographics summarise plots, characters and songs, making this a handy reference guide of all the best-loved musicals.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesDK musicals, the definitive illustrated story
    Statementforeword by Elaine Paige
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML2054 .M87 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination360 pages
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27198920M
    ISBN 101465438866
    ISBN 109781465438867
    OCLC/WorldCa919593430


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