Everett, William A.

The Palgrave Handbook of Musical Theatre Producers

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Table of contents

1. A Ballyhoo for Producers
Laura MacDonald, William A. Everett

2. Actors Act. Directors Direct. Producers … Produce? Mel Brooks’s The Producers and the Creation of an Archetype
Kathryn Edney

3. Tony Pastor: The Father of Vaudeville
Gillian M. Rodger

4. Adolf Philipp and the German American Musical Comedy
John Koegel

5. George Edwardes: The Guv’nor of Late Victorian Musical Theatre
William A. Everett

6. Charles Frohman: King of the Star-Makers
Brian D. Valencia

7. Aggressive, Beleaguered, Commercial, Defiant: Marc Klaw and Abraham Erlanger
Marlis Schweitzer

8. Did the Shuberts Save Broadway? The Corporate Producers
Anthony Vickery

9. Sam Harris: A Producing Patron of Innovation
Alisa Roost

10. Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.’s ‘Simple Idea’: Girls and Music in Tastefully Extravagant Settings
Todd Decker

11. Feather-Footed Impresario: The Scandals of George White
Maya Cantu

12. Alexander A. Aarons and Vinton Freedley: The Smart Sophisticates
Jennifer Ashley Tepper, William A. Everett

13. Coherency: Lew Fields, the Performer-Producer and Experimenter in Integration
Dominic Symonds

14. Firm Foundations: James Cassius Williamson and ‘The Firm’
Frank Straten

15. Japanese Women’s Popular Musicals: The Takarazuka Revue
Nobuko Anan

16. Refining the Tastes of Broadway Audiences: The Theatre Guild and American Musical Theatre
Claudia Wilsch Case

17. More than a Producer: ‘George Abbott Presents’
Paul R. Laird

18. Rodgers and Hammerstein: The Sound of Money
Valerie M. Joyce

19. The Nice One: The Productions of Robert Griffith
Michael Schwartz

20. The Sparkplug and the Engineer: Balancing Art and Business in the Collaboration of Cy Feuer and Ernest Martin
Dominic McHugh

21. Roger L. Stevens: The Great Facilitator
Karen Patricia Heath

22. ‘He Could Get It for You Wholesale’: The Producing Genius of David Merrick
Ryan McKinney

23. Stuart Ostrow: Experiments in Independence
Elissa Harbert

24. Hal Prince: Artistry in Producing
Paul R. Laird

25. Korean Musical Theatre’s Past: Yegrin and the Politics of 1960s Musical Theatre
Ji Hyon (Kayla) Yuh

26. Joseph Papp and the Public Theater
Elizabeth L. Wollman

27. Giora Godik: The ‘Showporter’ Turned Artistic Producer
Shiraz Biggie

28. The West End (and Broadway) Head East: Tōhō International and Gekidan Shiki
Kevin J. Wetmore

29. The Shubert Organization: One Singular Sensation, Now and Forever
Mark E. Swartz

30. Emanuel Azenberg’s Life in Theatre: ‘Happiness Is Equilibrium. Shift Your Weight’
Sarah Taylor Ellis

31. Cameron Mackintosh: Modern Global Impresario
Jessica Sternfeld

32. Laying Down the RUG: Andrew Lloyd Webber, the Really Useful Group, and Musical Theatre in a Global Economy
Kyle A. Thomas

33. ‘My American Dream’: Dreaming of Broadway and the West End in the Philippines
Sir Anril Pineda Tiatco

34. Trading Globally in Austrian History: Vereinigte Bühnen Wien
Laura MacDonald

35. From Amsterdam With Love: Stage Entertainment’s Global Success
Sanne Thierens

36. West Side Story: The Journey to Lincoln Center Theater
Doug Reside

37. Making Musicals that Matter: George C. Wolfe and Oskar Eustis at the Public Theater
Donatella Galella

38. Broadway-Bound: La Jolla Playhouse as a Laboratory for New American Musical Theatre
Claudia Wilsch Case

39. Our Brand Is Revival: The Roundabout Theatre Company
Bryan M. Vandevender

40. Reclaiming, Restoring, and Reviving the American Musical: City Center Encores!

Bryan M. Vandevender

41. Garth Drabinsky’s ‘Grand Moves’: Artistic Ambition and Commercial Illusions in the 1990s
Todd Decker

42. Disney Theatrical Productions: Anything Can Happen If You Let It
Amy S. Osatinski

43. Against All Odds: Kevin McCollum, Creating Communities Through Theatre
Chris McCoy

44. ‘I Am Them’: Tyler Perry’s Black Musical Theatre for the Masses
Rashida Z. Shaw

45. Between Broadway and the Local: Arts Communication International (ACOM), Seol & Company, and the South Korean Musical Industry
Hyunjung Lee

46. Performing Like a Concert King or a Queen: Producing Original Filipino Musicals
Sir Anril Pineda Tiatco

47. Producing Musicals in Russia at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century: Navigating Across Socialism, Capitalism, Occidentalism, and Nostalgia
Art Babayants

48. David Stone: Defying the Gravity of Expectations
David Carlyon

49. ART for ART’s Sake: The American Repertory Theatre
Stuart J. Hecht

50. Roth and Son: Daryl Roth and Jordan Roth on Broadway
Laura MacDonald

51. New Paradigms for Broadway Producers in Popular Culture and Beyond: Smash and the Rise of the Passion Project
Mary Jo Lodge

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre Direction and Production, Theatre Industry, Performing Arts, Theatre History, Genre

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