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The Definitive Illustrated Story

DK Elaine Paige



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Dorling Kindersley
02 February 2021
A visual celebration of musical theatre and movie musicals, bringing the world's best-loved productions to life.

Immerse yourself in the world of musicals, and fall in love all over again with the songs, stories, characters, and legendary stars from every era.

From Show Boat and The Wizard of Oz to Les Miserables and Hamilton, discover the story of musical theatre and film and see the world's best-loved musicals brought to life.

This beautifully illustrated book is the perfect gift for musical fans everywhere, covering the complete history of the genre, from its earliest origins in dance halls and vaudeville, to the record-breaking West End musicals and spectacular Broadway shows of today. Discover the history, plots, and stars of musical theatre and movie musicals, go backstage to find out more about choreography and set and costume design, and delve into profiles of successful creators such as Andrew Lloyd Webber in this illustrated celebration.

Experience all the excitement of a trip to the theatre with Musicals- The Definitive Visual Guide - a showstopping, visual celebration.
By:   DK
Foreword by:   Elaine Paige
Imprint:   Dorling Kindersley
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 290mm,  Width: 240mm,  Spine: 28mm
Weight:   1.950kg
ISBN:   9780241437537
ISBN 10:   0241437539
Pages:   360
Publication Date:   02 February 2021
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Written by a team of writers with a foreword by a star of many musicals, Elaine Paige.

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