A Critical Companion to the American Stage Musical (Critical by Elizabeth L. Wollman

By Elizabeth L. Wollman

This Critical significant other to the yankee level Musical provides the suitable introductory textual content for college students of theatre, track and cultural experiences. It strains the heritage and improvement of the and paintings shape in the USA with a selected specialize in its creative and advertisement improvement in ny urban from the early twentieth century to the current. Emphasis is put on advertisement, inventive and cultural occasions that prompted the Broadway musical for an ever-renewing, more and more large and various viewers: the Gilded Age, the nice melancholy, the area warfare II period, the British invasion within the Nineteen Eighties and the media age on the flip of the twenty-first century.

Supplementary essays by way of major students supply special specialize in the yank musical's construction and maintenance, in addition to its effect on way of life at the neighborhood, nationwide, and foreign degrees. for college kids, those essays supply types of various methods and interpretation, equipping them with the talents and knowing to enhance their very own research of key productions.

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