Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 September 2014

416 Pages | 50 photographs


ISBN: 9780199862092

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Bernstein Meets Broadway

Collaborative Art in a Time of War

Carol Oja

Broadway Legacies

  • Important book on history of the racial desegregation of performance in New York City
  • Describes how Bernstein and others subverted wartime vilification of Japanese Americans
  • Chronicles On the Town and Fancy Free from a multi-racial perspective
  • Offers history of the legendary nightclub act The Revuers
  • Based on exclusive interviews with surviving cast members, including Sono Osato, Everett Lee, and Billie Allen
  • Draws upon intensive research in the archives of Leonard Bernstein, Jerome Robbins, Betty Comden, and Adolph Green