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Author Mordden, Ethan, 1947-

Title All that glittered : the golden age of drama on Broadway, 1919-1959 / Ethan Mordden.

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, c2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    792.09747 MOR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 340 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Lightnin' has struck! -- I'll be all right when I'm acclimatized: Old Broadway -- The rise of wisecrack comedy -- Beauty that springs from knowledge: New Broadway -- Sophisticated -- The celebrity of eccentricity -- Having wonderful time: the popular stage -- We are not here to rehearse your play: the political stage -- Woman and man: Susan and God and The Iceman Cometh -- Dogs are sticking to the sidewalks: the early 1940s -- Olivier versus Brando: the late 1940s -- It's about this doctor: A Streetcar Named Desire and The Crucible -- End of the empire: The early 1950s -- My God, that moon's bright: Auntie Mame and The Dark at the Top of the Stairs -- The great Sebastians make their last visit: the late 1950s.
Subject Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780312338985 : $32.95
0312338988

 
    
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