The Book of Broadway

The Definitive Plays and Musicals

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Call Number: PN2277.N5 G75 2017
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Lose yourself in 150 profiles of the best, most influential, and most important Broadway musicals and plays ever produced. Shows profiled include everything from the 1860s musical The Black Crook, which captivated and titillated audiences for more than five hours, to Hamilton, Broadway’s biggest story of 2016. The men and women who shaped Broadway history–such as Stephen Sondheim, Tennessee Williams, Bernadette Peters, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Ethel Merman, Marlon Brando, August Wilson, and Nathan Lane–are celebrated for their groundbreaking work and photographs throughout illustrate the stunning designs of the shows.