Sing for your Supper

Sing for your Supper

The Broadway Musical in the 1930s

Book - 2005
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In the 1930s, Broadway's lights still burned brightly. Ethan Mordden completes his history of the Broadway musical by taking a look at this forgotten era. Shows like Anything Goes brought the glitter of Cole Porter and Merman's brass to the public. Innovations in dance were pioneered by Balanchine and others. Scenic advancements made Astaire's The Band Wagon move across the stage in novel ways. Gershwin's revolutionary Porgy and Bess entered the canon of American Classics. And The Cradle Will Rock and Johnny Johnson took the American political temperature. With his trademark wit and style, Ethan Mordden shines the spotlight on Broadway's forgotten decade.

Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
ISBN: 9780312239510
0312239513
Branch Call Number: 782.14097471 M834s
Characteristics: viii, 270 p. : ill.

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