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  • The Mikado to Matilda

    The Mikado to Matilda
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538126066

    In The Mikado to Matilda: British Musicals on the New York Stage, Thomas Hischak provides an overview of British musicals that made their way to Broadway, covering their entire history up to the present day.This is the first book to look at the Brit…

  • Enter the Playmakers

    Enter the Playmakers
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810857476

    A companion book to author Thomas Hischak's earlier volume Enter the Players: New York Stage Actors in the 20th Century (Scarecrow Press, 2003), Enter the Playmakers: Directors and Choreographers on the New York Stage explores the lives and careers…

  • American Plays and Musicals on Screen

    American Plays and Musicals on Screen
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786495542

    As the popularity of film grew and audiences demanded longer stories, Hollywood began borrowing plots as well as actors and directors from Broadway - some of these play-to-films were triumphs and others were inexplicable duds. This reference work is…

  • Broadway Plays and Musicals

    Broadway Plays and Musicals
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786497546

    New York City's Broadway district is by far the most prestigious and lucrative venue for American performers, playwrights, entertainers, and technicians. While there are many reference works and critical studies of selected Broadway plays or musical…

  • American Theatre

    American Theatre
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195123470

    Volume Four of the distinguished American Theatre: A Chronicle of Comedy and Drama series offers a thorough, candid, and fascinating look at the theater in New York during the last decades of the twentieth century.

  • Stage It with Music

    Stage It with Music
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313287084

    A one-stop, up-to-date source for information on the history of the American musical theatre, Stage It with Music packs an astonishing quantity and variety of facts as well as insights and anecdotes into a convenient dictionary format. Coverage exte…

  • Word Crazy

    Word Crazy
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275938499

    This volume surveys the development of the American musical during the 20th century by focusing on one of the most important yet least recognized members of the creative team: the lyricist. From George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin through Oscar Hammer…

  • American Literature on Stage and Screen

    American Literature on Stage and Screen
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786468423

    The 525 notable works of 19th and 20th century American fiction in this reference book have many stage, movie, television, and video adaptations. Each literary work is first described and then every adaptation is examined with a discussion of how ac…

  • 1939

    1939
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442278042

    What do Babes in Arms, Beau Geste, Gunga Din, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Only Angels Have Wings, and Young Mr. Lincoln all have in common? They are all classic films released in the same year, but none of them received Academy Award nominations fo…

  • The Disney Song Encyclopedia

    The Disney Song Encyclopedia
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589797130

    Songs written for Disney productions since the 1930s to the present day have become a potent part of American popular culture. Since most Americans first discovered these songs in their youth, the songs have a special place in one's consciousness. S…

  • The Jerome Kern Encyclopedia

    The Jerome Kern Encyclopedia
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810891678

    Jerome Kern (1885-1945) is considered one of the most versatile and influential of all American theatre and film composers. His pioneer work in developing a truly American musical sound inspired many of the great songwriters of the 1920s, 1930s, and…

  • Musicals in Film

    Musicals in Film
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440844225

    This wide-ranging guide introduces (or reintroduces) readers to movie musicals past and present, enabling them to experience the development of this uniquely American art form-and discover films they'll love.This comprehensive guide covers movie mus…

  • Through the Screen Door

    Through the Screen Door
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810850187

    In this personal and opinionated book Tom Hischak takes a close look at what happens when a Broadway musical goes to Hollywood, and less often when Hollywood comes to Broadway. The musicals discussed range from The Desert Song (1927), the first soun…

  • The Rodgers and Hammerstein Encyclopedia

    The Rodgers and Hammerstein Encyclopedia

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313341403

    Still the most influential and popular songwriting team in the history of the American Musical Theatre, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein represent Broadway musicals at their finest. The team revolutionized the musical play with Oklahoma! in 194…

  • The American Musical Film Song Encyclopedia

    The American Musical Film Song Encyclopedia
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313307379

    Following the successful, The American Musical Theatre Song Encyclopedia (Greenwood, 1995), this new encyclopedia reviews in-depth individual songs written for the American musical film over the past seventy years. Over 1,800 songs from over 500 mus…

  • The Tin Pan Alley Song Encyclopedia

    The Tin Pan Alley Song Encyclopedia
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313360619

    Many books have been written about Tin Pan Alley-the colloquial name assigned to popular music before the advent of rock 'n' roll-yet little is available about the individual songs defining this enormously significant style of American music. This e…

  • The Tin Pan Alley Song Encyclopedia

    The Tin Pan Alley Song Encyclopedia
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313319921

    Many books have been written about Tin Pan Alley-the colloquial name assigned to popular music before the advent of rock 'n' roll-yet little is available about the individual songs defining this enormously significant style of American music. This e…

  • 1927

    1927
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538112779

    The first solo transatlantic flight. The release of the first talking picture. The invention of the jukebox. These are just a handful of milestones that occurred in one momentous year. In a decade of historic firsts, 1927 stands out as the peak year…

  • The Theatregoer's Almanac

    The Theatregoer's Almanac
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313302466

    As a concise study of the American theatre, this work explores the past and present by looking at major aspects of theatregoing in America over the past 250 years. Diverse topics include plays On and Off Broadway, ticket prices, critics, playwrights…

  • Disney Voice Actors

    Disney Voice Actors
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786462711

    This encyclopedia is devoted to the actors who provided voices for all the Disney animated theatrical shorts and features from the 1928 Mickey Mouse cartoon Steamboat Willie to the 2010 feature film Tangled. More than 900 men, women, and child actor…

  • The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

    The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195335330

    From films ranging from An American in Paris and Flying Down to Rio to such Broadway landmarks as Oklahoma and West Side Story and television hits such as Cinderella and High School Musical, the American musical has thrilled audiences around the wor…

  • Theatre as Human Action

    Theatre as Human Action
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538126424

    Theatre as Human Action: An Introduction to Theatre Arts, Third Edition is designed for the college student who may be unacquainted with many plays and has seen a limited number of theatre productions. Focusing primarily on four plays, this textbook…

  • Theatre as Human Action

    Theatre as Human Action
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538126417

    Theatre as Human Action: An Introduction to Theatre Arts, Third Edition is designed for the college student who may be unacquainted with many plays and has seen a limited number of theatre productions. Focusing primarily on four plays, this textbook…

  • Boy Loses Girl

    Boy Loses Girl
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810844407

    Whenever the distinguished Broadway songwriter Stephen Sondheim is asked what comes first, the music or the lyrics, he always answers, "the book." All theater lovers know that Irving Berlin wrote the score for Annie Get Your Gun, that Rodgers and Ha…

  • 100 Greatest American and British Animated Films

    100 Greatest American and British Animated Films
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538105689

    Animation has been a staple of the filmmaking process since the early days of cinema. Animated shorts had been produced for decades, but not until 1937 did a major studio venture into animated features when Walt Disney produced Snow White and the Se…

  • Film It with Music

    Film It with Music
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313315381

    Uses an encyclopedic format to provide entries for American movie musicals and the people associated with them including performers, songwriters, directors, choreographers, producers, studios, and designers.

  • The American Musical Theatre Song Encyclopedia

    The American Musical Theatre Song Encyclopedia
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313294075

    The first encyclopedia of theatre songs from Broadway shows ranging from The Black Crook (1866) to the 1994 Tony Award-winning Passion, this handy guide features over 1,800 songs from over 500 musicals. It gives such information as the songs' author…

  • The Encyclopedia of Film Composers

    The Encyclopedia of Film Composers
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442245495

    For more than a century, original music has been composed for the cinema. From the early days when live music accompanied silent films to the present in which a composer can draw upon a full orchestra or a lone synthesizer to embody a composition, m…

  • Off-Broadway Musicals since 1919

    Off-Broadway Musicals since 1919
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810877719

    Although the venue Off Broadway has long been the birthplace of innovative and popular musicals, there have been few studies of these influential works. Long-running champs, such as The Fantasticks and Little Shop of Horrors, are discussed in many b…

  • The Woody Allen Encyclopedia

    The Woody Allen Encyclopedia
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538110669

    For more than five decades, Woody Allen has been one of the most critically acclaimed talents in American cinema. Allen has been nominated for best director seven times by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences-winning for his 1977 film Ann…

  • 100 Greatest American Plays

    100 Greatest American Plays
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442256057

    Theatre in America has had a rich history-from the first performance of the Lewis Hallam Troupe in September 1752 to the lively shows of modern Broadway. Over the past few centuries, significant works by American playwrights have been produced, incl…

  • The Disney Song Encyclopedia

    The Disney Song Encyclopedia
    av Thomas S. Hischak

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810869370

    Songs written for Disney productions over the decades have become a potent part of American popular culture. Since most Americans first discovered these songs in their youth, they hold a special place in one's consciousness. The Disney Song Encyclop…