Do you need to find out the date of the first performance of Cole Porter's "Can-Can"? Or who played the principal roles in the London opening of "Oklahoma"? Perhaps you need the titles of the best-known songs from "Cabaret", or you're puzzling over which recording of "Les Miserables" to purchase. "Collins Guide to Musicals" aims to provide the answers to all these queries, as well as to thousands more. The book includes comprehensive entries on nearly 200 musicals dating back to the 19th century and provides details of: composers and lyricists; first performances; principal characters and plot lines; best-known songs; initial critical reaction; and a recommended recording. There are also over 80 composer/lyricist biographies and an alphabetical listing of well over 1000 song titles, complete with the title of the show they appear in.
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Would you like to know who played the lead roles in the New York opening of Oklahoma? Or the date of the first performance of Cole Porter’s Can-Can? Perhaps you’re searching for a list of the hit songs from Cabaret, or puzzling over which recording of Les Miserables to purchase. Collins Guide to Musicals answers all these questions and thousands more. Each of the 200 descriptive entries lists: composer, lyricist, and first American and British performances; principal characters, plot synopsis, and hit songs; original stage cast and film credits; and recommended recordings. The Guide also includes an index of 1,000 song titles, biographies of all the composers and lyricists featured, entertaining anecdotes, plus an overview of the origins and development of the musical. Accessible, definitive, and up-to-date, this is the only guide to musicals you will ever need.
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Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110007122683
Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0007122683 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0939536
Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007122683