The World of Musicals [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song

The World of Musicals [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song

by Mark A. Robinson

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Overview

This wide-ranging, two-volume encyclopedia of musicals old and new will captivate young fans—and prove invaluable to those contemplating staging a musical production.


• Offers 700 alphabetically arranged entries related to musicals in theatre, film, and television

• Spans the history of musical theatre from Gilbert and Sullivan operettas in the late 1800s to the present

• Concentrates on musicals that are historically important and/or of mainstream interest, as well as those that might be examined in a high school music, music history, or theatre class

• Features a teacher-friendly guide to the most popular musicals performed by high schools, discussing casting/characters, costume needs, notes on the difficulty of the music, and more

• Includes a selected bibliography, discography, and videography as well as a chronology capturing key events in the history of the musical

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440800962
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/17/2014
Pages: 877
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.40(h) x 2.50(d)

About the Author

Mark A. Robinson is a performing arts educator and an author.

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