Open a New Window by Ethan Mordden
The Broadway Musical in the 1960s (Golden Age of the Broadway Musical)

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In the 1960s, the Broadway musical was revolutionized from an entertainment characterized by sentimental standards, such as Camelot and Hello, Dolly!, to one of brilliant and bittersweet masterpieces, such as Cabaret and Fiddler on the Roof. In Open a New Window, Ethan Mordden continues his history of the Broadway musical with the decade that bridged the gap between the romantic, fanciful entertainments of the fifties, such as Call Me, Madam, to the seventies when sophisticated fare, such as A Little Night Music and Follies, was commonplace. Here in brilliant detail is the decade and the people that forever transformed the Broadway muscial.

About Ethan Mordden

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Ethan Mordden is the author of Make Believe: The Broadway Musical in the 1920s, Everything's Coming Up Roses: The Broadway Musical in the 1950s, and Beautiful Mornin': The Broadway Musical in the 1940s.
Published November 10, 2001 by Palgrave Macmillan. 288 pages
Genres: History, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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The prolific Mordden (The Fireside Companion to the Theatre) has juggled two different series in recent years, one fiction and one nonfiction.

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