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world of musical comedy

Stanley Green

world of musical comedy

the story of the American musical stage as told through the careers of its foremost composers and lyricists

by Stanley Green

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Published by Barnes, Yoseloff in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementforeword by Deems Taylor.
SeriesA Ziff-Davis book
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21074032M

Why it's essential: Despite being based on a year-old film, The Producers breathed new life into musical comedy. The book is sharp and relentlessly entertaining, but it's also full of great. *musical comedy (*musicals*).* Type of musical entertainment, 20th-cent. development of operetta, which relies for its popular success on a succession of catchy and easily memorable tunes, either as songs, duets, or choruses. Some early Eng. examples date from end of .

This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation.   The 15 best comedy books of all time Adams was hitchhiking through Europe when he came up with the idea for this book, and the result is a beautifully inventive blend of Monty Python and Isaac.

Musical, also called musical comedy, theatrical production that is characteristically sentimental and amusing in nature, with a simple but distinctive plot, and offering music, dancing, and dialogue. Read More on This Topic. theatre music: Stage musicals. and that “the world of musical comedy never gets beyond, or wants to get beyond, this.   World of Musical Comedy by Stanley Green, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(13).


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Acclaimed through three editions for its uniquely informative and entertaining style, this fourth edition of Stanley Green's World of Musical Comedy updates and enlarges the theatrical scope to include such recent shows as A Chorus Line, Barnum, They're Playing Our Song, and a format that provides biographies of all the leading figures in the musical's/5.

Acclaimed through three editions for its uniquely informative and entertaining style, this fourth edition of Stanley Green's World of Musical Comedy updates and enlarges the theatrical scope to include such recent shows as A Chorus Line, Barnum, They're Playing Our Song, and a format that provides biographies of all the leading figures in the musical's development, Cited by: 8.

Out of This World is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, and the book by Dwight Taylor and Reginald Lawrence.

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Written with Seattle-based book writer-lyricist Wayne Rawley, the dark musical comedy is based on a real crime in which a woman claimed she found a finger in her beef chili order at a Wendy's. The world of musical comedy; the story of the American musical stage as told through the careers of its foremost composers and lyricists.

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There goes the neighborhood but in the tradition of all musical comedies, love wins. The world premiere production of the new musical comedy “The New World” at Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) in New Hope offers a fresh take on the legendary first meeting of Pilgrims and Native Americans.

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Sing Songs!:Broadway Musicals in the 's. Customer Reviews. Barnes & Noble Press. Publish your book with B&: Stanley Green. Musical comedy definition: Musical comedy is a type of play or film that has singing and dancing as part of the | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

A musical comedy is a theatre production that incorporates musical numbers into the story. Many stories have been told through this genre, but there are a few recurring themes that are integral to many of l comedy has its roots in French productions from the midth century.

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Which full-length black musical comedy challenged the old custom of white actors' "blacking up", was written and performed by African Americans (some in white face), and employed the emerging ragtime musical syncopations of early black revues.

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View in context. musical comedy; Musical composer. (shelved 7 times as humor-and-comedy) avg rating — 74, ratings — published Want to Read saving.The Producers came in and sparked a means for comedy in musicals e Mel Brooks performance in the musical version of Young Frankenstein, he single-handedly ushered in a musical-comedy renaissance, thanks to the gangbusters success of The allowed writers to become interested in writing humor for audiences, and subsequently, new Author: Chris Caggiano.CURTAIN UP, LIGHT THE LIGHTS: by Scott Miller Note: This is a chapter written for the book Strike Up the Band: A New History of Musical Theatre, but cut prior to publication.

Many musical theatre books, many teachers, many cognoscenti will tell you the American musical theatre began with The Black Crook in Don’t believe a word they say.