The Musical: A Concise History, 2nd Edition
Come along backstage and peek inside the spectacular and sometimes scandalous world of musical theatre.
From The Wizard of Oz and The Sound of Music to Mamma Mia and Les Misérables, fall in love all over again with selections from every era of musical theatre.
Take a journey through the years and immerse yourself in the behind-the-scenes world of musical theatre! From the dance halls and vaudeville to the silver screen and sensational Broadway shows, this go-to musical guide has all the glitter and glamour of the West End.
Delve into profiles of successful creators such as Andrew Lloyd Webber and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Packed with profiles of musical icons and fun infographics that summarize the plot, characters, and songs, Musicals: The Definitive Visual Guide is the perfect way to embrace your inner “theatre geek”.
With a foreword by Elaine Paige, this updated edition gives greater coverage on the smash-hit Hamilton and includes mention of new and popular stage and movie musicals. It’s a must-have or the ultimate gift for musical theatre fans.
Complete the Series
If you enjoyed this illustrated celebration of musicals, look out for more titles in this series from DK. Uncover the most mesmerizing moments in ballet history inBallet: The Definitive Illustrated Story.