Overture : all singin'! all dancin'! all white people? -- Act one : 1927-1957 -- Only make believe : performing race in Show boat -- Playing cowboys and Indians : forging whiteness in Oklahoma! and Annie get your gun -- Trouble in New York City : the racial politics of West Side story and the Music man -- Act two : 1967-2012 -- Carbon copies : Black and interracial productions of white musicals -- A chorus line : the Benetton of Broadway musicals -- Everything old is new again : nostalgia and the Broadway musical at the end of the twentieth century -- Exit music.