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  • Victorian Vocalists

    By Kurt Ganzl

    Victorian Vocalists is a masterful and entertaining collection of 100 biographies of mid to late 19th-century singers and stars. Kurt Gänzl paints a vivid picture of the Victorian operatic and concert world, revealing the backgrounds, journeys, successes, failures and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • David Braham

    The American Offenbach

    By John Franceschina

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Forgotten Stars of the Musical Theatre

  • Musical Theater

    An Appreciation, 2nd Edition

    By Alyson McLamore

    Musical Theater: An Appreciation, Second Edition offers a history of musical theater from its operating origins to the Broadway shows of today, combined with an in-depth study of the musical styles that paralleled changes on stage. Alyson McLamore teaches readers how to listen to both the words and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Twenty-First Century Musicals

    From Stage to Screen

    Edited by George Rodosthenous

    Twenty-First Century Musicals stakes a place for the musical in today’s cinematic landscape, taking a look at leading contemporary shows from their stage origins to their big-screen adaptations. Each chapter offers a new perspective on a single musical, challenging populist narratives and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Musical Theatre, Realism and Entertainment

    By Millie Taylor

    What is it about musical theatre that audiences find entertaining? What are the features that lead to its ability to stimulate emotional attachment, to move and to give pleasure? Beginning from the passion musical theatre performances arouse and their ubiquity in London's West End and on Broadway…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Songwriters of the American Musical Theatre

    A Style Guide for Singers

    By Nathan Hurwitz

    From the favorites of Tin Pan Alley to today’s international blockbusters, the stylistic range required of a musical theatre performer is expansive. Musical theatre roles require the ability to adapt to a panoply of characters and vocal styles. By breaking down these styles and exploring the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-13
    Routledge

  • William B. Gill

    From the Goldfields to Broadway

    By Kurt Ganzl

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Forgotten Stars of the Musical Theatre

  • Harry B. Smith

    Dean of American Librettists

    By John Franceschina

    Harry B. Smith was the most prolific writer of librettos for the American musical theatre in history, with nearly half of his 300 works actually opening in New York City. In addition, Smith was instrumental in adapting and popularizing foreign musicals in America, significantly influencing writing…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Forgotten Stars of the Musical Theatre

  • Leslie Stuart

    Composer of Florodora

    By Andrew Lamb

    Leslie Stuart (1864-1928) was a British songwriter best remembered as the composer of the hit show, Florodora. He began writing popular songs as a teenager, first for blackface and vaudeville performers, and eventually for more "legitimate" shows and revues. Florodora (1899), written in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    Routledge
    Forgotten Stars of the Musical Theatre

  • Lydia Thompson

    Queen of Burlesque

    By Kurt Ganzl

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29
    Routledge
    Forgotten Stars of the Musical Theatre

  • Alice May

    Gilbert & Sullivan's First Prima Donna

    By Adrienne Simpson

    This biography tells the story of Alice May, a touring prima donna in the nineteenth century who travelled from England to Australia, New Zealand, India and the US, taking part in pioneering performances of the popular light operas of the day. Along the way she took part in many premieres,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20
    Routledge
    Forgotten Stars of the Musical Theatre

  • Acting in Musical Theatre

    A Comprehensive Course, 2nd Edition

    By Joe Deer, Rocco Dal Vera

    Acting in Musical Theatre remains the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It covers fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and even tips to help veteran musical performers refine their craft. Updates in this expanded and revised second…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29
    Routledge

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