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Theatre World Volume 59 - 2002-2003Item #: HL.00314686
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Written by John Willis, Ben Hodges.
Hardcover. Applause Books. With Hardcover. 7.5x9.13 inches. 320 pages. Published by Applause Books. (HL.00314686)
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Highlights of this new Theatre World, now in its 59th year, include the 8-Tony winning Hairspray with award winners Harvey Firestein and Marissa Jaret Winokur; the Tony-winning Best Play Take Me Out; hot director David Leveaux's reimagining of Nine: The Musical, featuring the sensational Antonio Banderas and Jane Krakowski; the star-studded revival of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night with Vanessa Redgrave, Brian Dennehy, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Robert Sean Leonard; and the groundbreaking Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam. Notable Off-Broadway and touring productions include the anti-death penalty play The Exonerated; Kate Mulgrew as Katharine Hepburn in Tea at Five; Dinner at Eight with the late John Ritter; Talking Heads with Lynn Redgrave, Christine Ebersole and Kathleen Chalfant; and the highly regarded Stephen Adly Guirgis' Our Lady of 121st St. Theatre World, the statistical and pictorial record of the Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway seasons, touring companies, and professional regional companies throughout the United States, is a classic in its field. The book is complete with cast listings, replacements, producers, directors, authors, composers, opening and closing dates, and song titles. There are special sections with biographical data, obituary information, a longest-runs listing, an expanded theatrical awards section, and much more. Now featuring 16 pages of color photos! Over 600 photos in all. Nothing brings back a theatrical season better, or holds on to it more lovingly, than John Willis' Theatre World - an addiction for theatre buffs. - Playbill If you're looking for an elaborate visual record of a theatrical season, you'll want to opt for Theatre World ... It's a keeper. - Back Stage