Creating Musical Theatre - Conversations with Broadway Directors and Choreographers

Creating Musical Theatre - Conversations with Broadway Directors and Choreographers $32.95

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Lyn Cramer

Published by Methuen

Creating Musical Theatre features interviews with the directors and choreographers that make up today's Broadway elite

From Susan Stroman and Kathleen Marshall to newcomers Andy Blankenbuehler and Christopher Gattelli, this book features twelve creative artists many of whom have also crossed over into film and television, opera and ballet

To the researcher, this book will deliver specific information on how these artists work

For the performer, it will serve as insight into exactly what these artists are looking for in the audition process and the rehearsal environment

And for the director/choreographer, this book will serve as an inspiration detailing each artist's pursuit of his or her dream and the path to success, offering new insight and a deeper understanding of Broadway today

It includes a Foreword by four-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara, one of the most elegant and talented leading ladies gracing the Broadway and concert stage today

There are also interviews with award-winning directors and choreographers, including ...

Rob Ashford (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying)
Andy Blankenbuehler (In the Heights)
Jeff Calhoun (Newsies)
Warren Carlyle (Follies)
Christopher Gattelli (Newsies)
Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes)
Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde)
Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon)
Randy Skinner (White Christmas)
Susan Stroman (The Scottsboro Boys)
Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys)
Anthony Van Laast (Sister Act)

Lyn Cramer is Endowed Professor of Musical Theatre Dance at Oklahoma University and is also a professional director-choreographer


" ... I can't believe the amount that I'm learning about the business that I've been a part of for the last 15 years ... Lyn Cramer is a genius teacher and mentor and now a genius writer. Buy it now! Kids, teachers, performers, parents ... EVERYONE must read this book!" ~ Macy Reeves

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