Open a New Window

Open a New Window

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In the 1960s, the Broadway musical was revolutionized from an entertainment characterized by sentimental standards, such as Camelot and Hello, Dolly!, to one of brilliant and bittersweet masterpieces, such as Cabaret and Fiddler on the Roof. In Open a New Window, Ethan Mordden continues his history of the Broadway musical with the decade that bridged the gap between the romantic, fanciful entertainments of the fifties, such as Call Me, Madam, to the seventies when sophisticated fare, such as A Little Night Music and Follies, was commonplace. Here in brilliant detail is the decade and the people that forever transformed the Broadway muscial.Worse, Drakea#39;s score was unfairly hacked about and humiliated with interpolations a€” both aquot;Pleasure Himaquot; and the ... That was Ron Field on Zorbd ( 1968), from Nikos Kazantzakisa#39; novel Zorba the Greek, and Hal Princea#39;s encore after Cabaret.

Title:Open a New Window
Author:Ethan Mordden
Publisher:Macmillan - 2015-04-07


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