The secret life of the American musical : how Broadway shows are built
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New York : Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.
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Book
Edition
First edition.
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xvii, 312 pages ; 24 cm.
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Oliver La Farge - Adult  1 available
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Language
English
ISBN
9780374256920, 0374256926

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Includes index.
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"Americans love musicals. Americans invented musicals. Americans perfected musicals. But what, exactly, is a musical? In [this book], Jack Viertel takes them apart, puts them back together, sings their praises, marvels at their unflagging inventiveness, and occasionally despairs over their more embarrassing shortcomings. In the process, he invites us to fall in love all over again by showing us how musicals happen, what makes them work, how they captivate audiences, and how one landmark show leads to the next"--Dust jacket flap.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Viertel, J. (2016). The secret life of the American musical: how Broadway shows are built (First edition.). Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Viertel, Jack. 2016. The Secret Life of the American Musical: How Broadway Shows Are Built. New York: Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Viertel, Jack. The Secret Life of the American Musical: How Broadway Shows Are Built New York: Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.

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Viertel, Jack. The Secret Life of the American Musical: How Broadway Shows Are Built First edition., Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.

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