From Showboat to Hamilton, American musical theater has long held the imagination and enjoyment of the nations’ theater goers. It creates an emotional reaction as there are favorites we cherish, the all-time bests, those that are the most reviled, the over-rated and the unforgettable.
This second edition of The Ultimate Broadway Musical List Book considers the history of the Broadway Musical from the unique perspective of the list-the bests and worst of various eras, the groundbreaking, and the forgotten gems. Steven M. Friedman explores the musicals of the last 100 years, taking apart the favorites and flops alike in numerous creative ways. These lists and their explanations offer facts and background that stimulate laughs and discussion, provoke passionate reaction, and provide tons of fun for the Broadway Musical enthusiast.
Enjoy a new twist on the subject, as this collection explores Broadway musicals and their history and provides intriguing background for music theater aficionados of all levels.