- Paperback: 154 pages
- Publisher: Scarecrow Press (June 22, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0810857472
- ISBN-13: 978-0810857476
- Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 0.4 x 11 inches
- Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
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Enter the Playmakers: Directors and Choreographers on the New York Stage
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...easy to consult....recommended for all large reference collections.... (American Reference Books Annual, vol. 38 (2007))
Hischak (theatre, State U. of New York at Cortland) profiles more than 300 famous and less-well-known directors and choreographers who have worked in New York theatre. Each brief biographical sketch outlines the subject's life and career and discusses his or her strengths, talents, and unique qualities. Each concludes with a chronological list of every play or musical that the artist staged in New York. (Reference and Research Book News, November 2006)
About the Author
Thomas S. Hischak is professor of theatre at the State University of New York at Cortland. He is the author of fifteen books including, Theatre As Human Action: An Introduction to Theatre Arts (2005), Through the Screen Door: What Happened to the Broadway Musical When it Went to Hollywood (2004), Enter the Players: New York Stage Actors in the Twentieth Century (2003), and Boy Loses Girl: Broadway's Librettists (2002), all available from Scarecrow Press.
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