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American musical theatre

a chronicle

by Gerald Martin Bordman

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Musicals -- United States -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      StatementGerald Bordman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML1711 .B67 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 787 p. ;
      Number of Pages787
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2715351M
      ISBN 100195040457
      LC Control Number86008385

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      American Musical Theater provides a chronological history of musical theater within a cultural context. Covering the major artistic trends, seminal works, and leading figures in the field, the text uses case study musicals in each chapter as a lens through which to explore themes and developments in the evolution of musical theater over time. If you do not receive this email, please call the American Music Theatre box office to confirm your order: PLEASE NOTE: Individuals are required to have their ticket – whether printed or digital - on their person at all times, and must provide their ticket upon request.


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