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The world of musicals is beautiful, complex, hilarious, hard-headed, and improbable. It is as hard to make a great musical as it is to fly a spaceship to the moon and there are at least as many moving parts. Why is a great musical as significant a theatrical achievement as, say,
In this entertaining essay Ruth Leon tells all about the composers, the lyricists, the directors and the pioneers of the stage musical on both sides of the Atlantic, while trying to reveal the truth behind the eternal question—what are musicals and why do we love them?
The Sound of Musicals
is a new titles in
Oberon's Masters Series
, a series of good-value and attractively presented hardbacks on key themes within the theatre written by leading lights in each subject.
A slim and succinct account of the handful of 20th century musicals which, in Leon’s very well informed and experienced opinion, have changed the genre forever... I learned a great deal. Buy it. –
Oberon Books, UK | 978-1-84943-018-0 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | HB