Download e-book for kindle: The Complete Book of 2000s Broadway Musicals by Dan Dietz

By Dan Dietz

ISBN-10: 1442278005

ISBN-13: 9781442278004

In the 1st decade of the twenty-first century, Broadway used to be outstanding for old school, feel-good indicates (Hairspray, Jersey Boys), a few family-friendly musicals (Little Women, Mary Poppins), lots of revivals (Follies, Oklahoma!, Wonderful Town), a few off-the-wall hits (Avenue Q, Urinetown), a number of gargantuan flops (Dance of the Vampires, Lestat), and some critical productions that garnered serious acclaim (The gentle within the Piazza, Next to Normal). not like prior a long time which have been ruled through particular composers, by way of a brand new type of musical theatre, or via a variety of British imports, the last decade is likely to be so much striking for the increase of indicates which poked enjoyable on the musical comedy shape, reminiscent of The Producers and Spamalot.

In The entire ebook of 2000s Broadway Musicals, Dan Dietz examines intimately each musical that opened on Broadway from 2000 throughout the finish of 2009. This e-book discusses the era’s significant successes, infamous disasters, and musicals that closed in the course of their pre-Broadway tryouts. as well as together with each hit and flop that debuted throughout the decade, this booklet highlights revivals and personal-appearance revues with such performers as Patti LuPone, Chita Rivera, and Martin Short.

Each access comprises the next information:

  1. Plot summary
  2. Cast members
  3. Names of all very important body of workers, together with writers, composers, administrators, choreographers, manufacturers, and musical directors
  4. Opening and shutting dates
  5. Number of performances
  6. Critical commentary
  7. Musical numbers and the performers who brought the songs
  8. Production info, together with information regarding tryouts
  9. Source material
  10. Tony awards and nominations
  11. Details approximately London and different international productions

Besides separate entries for every construction, the publication deals a variety of appendixes, together with a discography, filmography, and released scripts, in addition to lists of black-themed indicates and Jewish-themed productions.

This accomplished publication incorporates a wealth of data and gives a finished view of every exhibit. The entire e-book of 2000s Broadway Musicals can be of use to students, historians, and informal fanatics of 1 of the best a long time in musical theatre history.

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