Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Storyshowcases the complete history of the musical on stage and screen, from its origins in ancient Greece to early twentieth century dance halls and vaudeville to the golden age of cinema productions to the record-breaking Broadway musicals of today.
Packed with historical insights, memorabilia, behind-the-scenes gossip, and artifacts,Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Storytakes you on the ultimate behind-the-scenes tour of the best-loved musicals, such asChicago,Les Misérables,The Lion King,The Phantom of the Opera,The Sound of Music, and many more.
In all,Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Storyfeatures more than 140 notable stage and film productions and the stories of the people who created them. Throughout, clear infographics, rich black-and-white and color photography, and a clever, informative design make this comprehensive overview of musical theater and movie musicals a true showstopper.
Hardcover | $40.00 Published by DK Oct 27, 2015| 360 Pages| 9-15/16 x 11-7/8| ISBN 9781465438867