Broadway Musicals, Revised and Updated: The 101 Greatest Shows of All Time. Written by By Frank Vlastnik and Ken Bloom. Published by Black Dog & Levanthal. Hardback, 336 pages. Measures 12 inches by 10 inches.
Broadway Musicals is richly illustrated with hundreds of color and black and white photos featuring of Broadway's biggest stars in their most celebrated roles, as well as stunning production photos. Many of these exquisite photos are quite rare and have not been published in other books. Broadway musicals is an information-packed celebration of the most popular and enduring Broadway shows of all time. Each show is featured in a detailed, photo-filled chapter that includes expert commentary, special features on the creators and performers, plot synopses, cast and song lists, production details, and backstage anecdotes. Also included are sidebars on Broadway flops, advertising posters, the greatest scores, and more.
This edition includes several shows not in the original hardcover edition such as Avenue Q, The Drowsy Chaperone, and Wicked. An expanded off-Broadway section showcases beloved shows such as I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change and Little Mary Sunshine.
Praise for Broadway Musicals:
"This book is a joy from cover to cover." - Dallas Morning News
"This book is a must for fans of musical theater." - Hartford Courant
"A nostalgic treasure trove." - Seattle Times
"For any theater fan or musical buff it is a perfect abridged education." - Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Broadway Musicals is a visual delight." - Palm Beach Post