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  • American Musicals: The Complete Books and Lyrics of 16 Broadway Classics (2 Volumes)

    By Laurence Maslon

    Our Price: $37.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781598532579
    • Publisher: The Library of America
    • Published: September 2014
    Complete book and lyrics to sixteen Brodway classics-- Volume 1 contains: Show Boat: Oscar Hammerstein II (book, lyricist), Jerome Kern (music); As Thousands Cheer: Irving Berlin (composer, lyricist), Moss Hart (book); Pal Joey: John O'Hara (book), Richard Rodgers (music), Lorenz Hart (lyrics); Oklahoma!: Richard Rodgers (composer), Oscar Hammerstein II (lyricist, book); On The Town: Betty Comden (book, lyricist), Adolph Green (book, lyricist), Leonard Bernstein (composer); Finian's Raibow: E.Y. Yip Harburg (book, composer, lyricist), Fred Saidy (book), Burton Lane (composer); Kiss Me, Kate: Cole Porter (composer, lyricist), Samuel Spewack (book), Bella Spewack (book); South Pacific: Richard Rodgers (composer), Oscar Hammerstein II (lyricist, book), Joshua Logan (book) --- Volume 2 contains: Guys And Dolls: Frank Loesser (composer, lyricist), Jo Swerling (book), Abe Burrows (book); The Pajama Game: George Abbott (book), Richard Bissell (book), Richard Adler (composer, lyricist), Jerry Ross (composer, lyricist) My Fair Lady: Alan Jay Lerner (book, lyricist, adaptation), Frederick Loewe (composer) Gypsy: Arthur Laurents (book), Jul Styne (composer), Stephen Sondheim (lyrics ) A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum: Stephen Sondheim (composer, lyricist), Burt Shevelove (book), Larry Gelbart (book) Fiddler On The Roof: Joseph Stein (book), Jerry Bock (composer), Sheldon Harnick (lyricist) Cabaret: Joe Masteroff (book), John Kander (music), Fred Ebb (lyrics) 1776: Peter Stone (book), Sherman Edwards (composer, lyricist)
  • Broadway to Main Street: How Show Tunes Enchanted America

    By Laurence Maslon

    Our Price: $31.45
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780199832538
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • Published: August 2018
  • Broadway: The American Musical (The Companion Book to The Six-Part PBS Series)

    By Michael Kantor

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780821229057
    • Publisher: Bulfinch Press
    • Published: October 2004
    This is the first comprehensive history of the musical, from its roots at the turn of the twentieth century through the smash successes in the new millennium. The compelling, in-depth text is lavishly illustrated with a treasure trove of photographs, sheet music covers, posters, scenic renderings, production stills, rehearsal shots, and caricatures, many previously unpublished. Complementing the narrative are lively sidebars that highlight the stars, the shows, and the songs--the key ingredients that mark the musical great. Each chapter includes essays written by some of Broadway's most fascinating luminaries, past and present.
  • Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America

    By Laurence Maslon

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780446505314
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: December 2008
    From the most popular routines and the most ingenious physical shtick to the snappiest wisecracks and the most biting satire of the last century, 'Make 'Em Laugh' illuminates who we are as a nation by exploring what makes us laugh, and why. Written by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor, this companion to the six-part PBS series draws on countless sources to chronicle the past century of American comedy and the geniuses who created and performed it - melding biography, American history, and a lotta laughs into an exuberant, important book. Brilliantly illustraed with insights and jokes, this book is an indispensible, definitive book about comedy in America.
  • The Sound of Music Companion

    By Laurence Maslon

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781416549543
    • Publisher: Fireside
    • Published: September 2007
    For more than forty years, the Rodgers & Hammerstein adaptation of 'The Sound of Music' has painted a picturesque vision of the Austrian countryside and a governess caring for a family of seven children.This authorized companion to the film and musical celebrates the incredible work that went into adapting Maria von Trapp's story. Laurence Maslon compiles more than 170 illustrations, never-before-seen storyboards from the film, rare von Trapp family photos, and complete lyrics to all the major songs for a definitive document that will continue to enthrall and captivate anyone interested in the musical.
  • The Sound of Music Companion

    By Laurence Maslon

    Our Price: $14.98
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780789334039
    • Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
  • The South Pacific Companion

    By Laurence Maslon

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781416573135
    • Publisher: Fireside Books/Simon & Schuster
    • Published: May 2008
    South Pacific has won the Pulitzer Prize, nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, and, most importantly, is one of the most loved musicals in American history. Here for the first time is the authorized companion to South Pacific's many memorable incarnations spanning seventy years, from the original Broadway production of '49 to the musical's first return to Broadway in spring 2008. Packed with historical details, candid interviews, the complete songs, maps of the plot's locales, historical documents, and critical praise, 'The South Pacific Companion' is a unique and collectable book that will be the prize of any South Pacific fan's library.

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