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A Damned Exasperating Woman

Stephen Citron

in Jerry Herman: Poet of the Showtune

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100822
eISBN:
9780300133240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100822.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the challenges in the preparation for the production of Jerry Herman's musical Hello, Dolly!. It provides background information on producer David Merrick and discusses his ... More


Hello, Dolly!

Stephen Citron

in Jerry Herman: Poet of the Showtune

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100822
eISBN:
9780300133240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100822.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the negative review of the previews of Jerry Herman's musical Hey Dolly!. It describes producer David Merrick's meeting with Herman, Michael Stewart, and Freddie Wittop in ... More


Broadway Dance: Post de Mille/Robbins

Liza Gennaro

in Making Broadway Dance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190631093
eISBN:
9780190631123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631093.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

The move away from modern dance and ballet to jazz dance as the prominent movement lexicon employed on Broadway is explored. I examine Katherine Dunham and Jack Cole’s influence on a generation of ... More


Boy Dancer

Kevin Winkler

in Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199336791
eISBN:
9780190841478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199336791.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter explores the foundation of Bob Fosse’s dance style through his years as a young performer in the waning days of vaudeville, his teenage appearances in Chicago area nightclubs and ... More


Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical

Kevin Winkler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199336791
eISBN:
9780190841478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199336791.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Performing Practice/Studies

Bob Fosse’s work continues to be the most recognizable of the great choreographers of Broadway’s post–World War II golden age. This book offers deep analysis of Fosse’s development as a ... More


Everything is Choreography: The Musical Theater of Tommy Tune

Kevin Winkler

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190090739
eISBN:
9780190090760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090739.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

Everything Is Choreography: The Musical Theater of Tommy Tune is the first full-scale analysis of the work of Tommy Tune, and his place in a lineage of Broadway’s great director-choreographers. The ... More


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