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Published: 01 September 2020

328 Pages | 6 music ex., 20 figs.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190665210

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The Making of an American Musical, Revised and Expanded Edition

Second Edition

Tim Carter

Broadway Legacies

  • Features newly discovered documents and scripts which demonstrate how Oklahoma! moved from first to final drafts
  • Reveals the creative collusions (and collisions) between the behind-the-scenes players involved
  • Prompts entirely new readings of the musical's text, music, and staging

New to this Edition:

  • Includes newly accessible sources, like the Rouben Mamoulian Papers at the Library of Congress
  • Provides versions of Oklahoma! scripts as modified during initial rehearsals