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Title Women in American musical theatre : essays on composers, lyricists, librettists, arrangers, choreographers, designers, directors, producers and performance artists / edited by Bud Coleman and Judith Sebesta.

Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  792.60820973 WOME    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Will You Remember": Female Lyricists of Operetta and Musical Comedy / Korey R. Rothman -- Hallie Flanagan and Cheryl Crawford: Women Pioneer Producers of the 1930s / Barbara Means Fraser -- Twentieth-Century Women Choreographers: Refining and Redefining the Showgirl Image / Anna Wheeler Gentry -- A Composer in Her Own Right: Arrangers, Musical Directors and Conductors / Jennifer Jones Cavenaugh -- Working with the Boys: Women Who Wrote Musicals in the Golden Age / Gary Konas -- Designing Women / Tish Dace -- Helburn, Dalrymple, and Lortel: A Triumvirate of Great Producers / Bud Coleman -- "Open a New Window, Open a New Door": Women Directors Take the Stage / Anne Fliotsos -- Social Consciousness and the "Search for New Directions": The Musicals of Gretchen Cryer, Nancy Ford, and Elizabeth Swados / Judith Sebesta -- The Rise of the Female Director/Choreographer on Broadway / Mary Jo Lodge -- From Revolution to Revelation: Women Performance Artists and the Transformation of American Musical Theatre / Woodrow Hood.
Summary "These essays examine the history of women in musical theatre, providing biographical descriptions; interpretations of their productions; and several accounts of how being a woman affected their careers"--Provided by publisher.
Other author Coleman, Bertram E., 1956-
Sebesta, Judith, 1966-
Subject Women musical theater producers and directors -- United States.
Women composers -- United States.
Women choreographers -- United States.
Musical theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780786433827 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786433825 (softcover : alk. paper)