All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

Ethan Mordden (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$29.95
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Publish Date
April 02, 2018
Pages
272
Dimensions
6.1 X 1.2 X 9.3 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780190651794

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About the Author


Ethan Mordden is a recognized expert on American musical theatre and the author of When Broadway Went to Hollywood, Anything Goes: A History of American Musical Theatre, Make Believe: The Broadway Musical in the 1920s, Beautiful Mornin: The Broadway Musical in the 1940s, Coming Up Roses: The Broadway Musical in the 1950s and Sondheim: An Opinionated Guide, all published by Oxford University Press. His writing has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The New Yorker. His numerous books include friendly introductions to opera and film, as well as five collections of short stories chronicling gay life in New York City. He lives in Manhattan.

Reviews


"Mordden has to his credit a lengthy list of titles about the musical theater, and in this work, as in all his works, he demonstrates the full range of his expertise... Recommended." --R. D. Johnson, CHOICE


"Mordden may know more about American musical comedy than anyone else on earth . . . and he doesn't just know the musicals; he knows their contexts, their surroundings, item by item . . . it gives his writing a pleasing relaxation." - The New York Review of Books