Warholcapote: A Non-Fiction Invention

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Price
$26.99  $25.10
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.65 X 8.65 X 0.8 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781982103828

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About the Author
Rob Roth was nominated for a Tony Award as Best Director for his Broadway debut, Beauty and the Beast, which became one of the top ten longest-running musicals in Broadway history. The show has been seen by over 40 million people all over the world, winning the Olivier Award for Best Musical in London. Rob went on to direct the world premiere of Elaborate Lives: The Legend of Aida, collaborating with Sir Elton John and Sir Tim Rice. Rob directed the Broadway musical Lestat, based on the Anne Rice Vampire Chronicles with a score by Elton John and Bernie Taupin. Rob frequently directs rock concerts, collaborating with legendary artists including KISS, Alice Cooper, Dresden Dolls, Cyndi Lauper, and guitar legend Steve Miller. Rob is an avid collector of rock and roll graphics, and his collection is showcased in the coffee table book The Art of Classic Rock. Rob and his husband Patrick live in New York City with their labrador retriever Tag.
Reviews
PRAISE FOR THE PRODUCTION OF WARHOLCAPOTE

"A sobering perspective on the toxic highs of celebrity."--New York Times

"Astonishing...the play shines an incisive light on these two important American artists."--Broadway World

"Delicious, gossipy and insightful. Fascinating and illuminating."--White Rhino Report

"A taut meditation on art. A profound tenderness reverberates long after play's end."--Theatre Mania

"The show certainly deserves to be famous far longer than Warhol's proclaimed 15 minutes."--Variety
PRAISE FOR WARHOLCAPOTE THE BOOK

"Capote and Warhol fanatics will relish 'hearing' directly from the artists." --Publishers Weekly

"A poignant drama about two influential yet fragile figures grappling with the 'very excruciating life' of an artist."--Kirkus Reviews