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The MusicalItem #: HL.00314008
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Composed by Richard Kislan.
A Look at the American Musical Theater. Applause Books. With Softcover. 6x9.25 inches. 320 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314008)
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This revised and expanded edition of Kislan's acclaimed study of America's musical theater includes a new section on Recent Musical Theater: Issues and Problems. The ancient union of drama and song, known as musical theater, comes in many forms - vaudeville, burlesque, comic opera, minstrels, etc. The author reviews these and other highlights of American musicals ... with a fascinating background on the elements that contribute to the success of a Showboat. - King Features · Worth study by anyone who still thinks that the musical is a collection of songs. - The Stage