Stop the Show! A History of Insane Incidents and Absurd Accidents in the Theater

Da Capo Press - The backstage provides sordid tales of practical jokes, wild arguments, and generally the kinds of things Michael Frayn created for his farce about a theatrical disaster, misplaced props, treachery, Noises Off. This book includes stories from top directors, to the United Kingdom, actors, playwrights and technicians from New York, Los Angeles, and points in between, from the 19th century to today.

And the United Kingdom. Used book in Good Condition. It is the publishing equivalent of TV bloopers for the legitimate stage. The first book to compile all of theater's glorious bloopers--an uproarious homage to the stageStop the Show! is the first book to assemble humorous, frightening and bizarre anecdotes about the history of all that went wrong during live theatrical productions in the U.

Stop the Show! A History of Insane Incidents and Absurd Accidents in the Theater - S. There are stories about missed entrances and exits, improvised lines, and costume, falling scenery, onstage unscripted fights between performers, accidental pratfalls, lighting and makeup screwups. This book doesn't leave out the theatergoers either, drink, and are yelled at by the performers--all of which sometimes prompts the show to stop, become suddenly ill, make merry, who snore, talk back to the performers, search for their seats, eat, fight with each other, even though we've always been told it must go on.





The Broadway Musical Quiz Book

Applause Theatre & Cinema Books - The broadway musical quiz book is more than just a compendium of trivia; it's a anecdotal history of musical theatre, with something for everyone who loves The Great White Way! The broadway musical quiz book includes nearly 80 quizzes on every aspect of the Broadway musical, directors, songwriters, including sections devoted to the careers of major Broadway stars, and producers, ranging from Ethel Merman to Stephen Sondheim.

It also features thematic quizzes such as musicals set in France, biographical shows, British shows, adaptations from literature, food and drink, references to sports, and jukebox musicals and quizzes covering each decade from 1900 to the present. With over 700 shows mentioned, it provides further information on the quizzes' subjects and often on wrong answers, and over 1200 questions, The Broadway Musical Quiz Book is detailed and thorough: the answer section doesn't merely list the answers, too!.

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The Untold Stories of Broadway: Tales from the world's most famous theaters Volume 1

Dress Circle Publishing - Score a front row seat to hear hundreds of stories about the most important stages in the world, dressers, actors, company managers, ushers, stage hands, writers, designers, seen through the eyes of the producers, musicians, directors, and door men who bring The Great White Way to life each night. Do you wish you were in the audience during barbra streisand's final performance of funny Girl on Broadway? Do you wonder how far Jonathan Groff was willing to go to score tickets to Thoroughly Modern Millie? And are you dying to know which beloved TV star and Tony Award winner was caught with his pants down in front of a movie legend? From opening nights to closing nights.

Volume 1 includes the winter garden, the al hirschfeld, the neil Simon, the Mark Hellinger, the Richard Rodgers, the August Wilson, the Marriott Marquis, and the Lyceum: eight Broadway theaters that light up New York City. This is the first book in a multi-volume series that will tell the stories of all of the Broadway houses.

The Untold Stories of Broadway: Tales from the world's most famous theaters Volume 1 - . You'll never look at Broadway the same way again. From secret passageways to ghostly encounters. From broadway debuts to landmark productions.





Be A Broadway Star Board Game

BE A BROADWAY STAR! 5511795 - This is a broadway board game! and that means you'll have lots of chances to show off your stuff along the way, whoever has the most fans wins! Can you make it all the way to the Broadway Hall of Fame? Find out today when you play Be A Broadway Star, with interactive "make or break" cards that just might have you singing and dancing on your turn! Just remember, at the end of the game, the brand new board game for Broadway theater lovers of all ages.

The broadway board Game that puts YOU in the Spotlight! Be a broadway star - the brand new board game that puts YOU in the spotlight! This isn't your typical board game. Get your limited edition copy today! 2-6 players compete to be the Biggest Broadway Star! Start out at acting school, get your equity card, buy headshots, and more!.

Be A Broadway Star Board Game - Perfect gift for Theater and Broadway Fans! Now includes the free expansion pack with shows like "Hamilton" and "Dear Evan Hansen!".





You're On!: The Theatre Quiz Book

Skyhorse Publishing - Do you know what the original title of Oklahoma! was and why it was changed?About whom did critic Brooks Atkinson said, “He played Mr. Start out at acting school, buy headshots, get your equity card, and more!. Perfect gift for Theater and Broadway Fans! The broadway board Game that puts YOU in the Spotlight!

. Darcy with all the flexibility of a telephone pole?” can you name ten shows in which god appears as a character? What famous actor’s last words were “Dying is easy―comedy is hard”? Which Broadway star was also an opera singer, a nightclub performer, and a baseball team owner? And what character says, “Gin was mother’s milk to her”?So, lower the houselights and raise the curtain.

You're On!: The Theatre Quiz Book - You’re on! 2-6 players compete to be the Biggest Broadway Star! Casual theater-goers and seasoned thespians alike will enjoy the challenge―and maybe learn a few little-known facts about their favorite shows and stars. Now includes the free expansion pack with shows like "Hamilton" and "Dear Evan Hansen!".

Are you an avid theatre buff who can name all of shakespeare’s plays―in chronological order―and reel off the precise number of performances for each of Broadway’s longest-running shows? Or do you see a play or a musical only now and then as a special treat? Either way, You’re On! will tease your brain and tickle your memory.





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2018 On Broadway Wall Calendar

Time Factory 9781683751038 - Twelve playbills from acclaimed Broadway shows are featured along with a description for each show. Now includes the free expansion pack with shows like "Hamilton" and "Dear Evan Hansen!". Perfect match and gift for Theater Lovers of any age group. 2-6 players compete to be the Biggest Broadway Star! Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem.

This 2018, 12"" x 12"" wall calendar is a top-selling format and has twelve full-color playbills with a 4-month bonus spread featuring January 2019 - April 2019. Enjoy a piece of Broadway history without traveling to Broadway. One of the best Rehearsal Theater T-Shirt. Give this amazing t-shirt to all age Group on Straight Outta Rehearsal.

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The Book of Broadway: The 150 Definitive Plays and Musicals

Voyageur Press - Shows profiled include everything from the 1860s musical The Black Crook, which captivated and titillated audiences for more than five hours, to the Pulitzer Prize–winning 2010 play Clybourne Park. The men and women who shaped broadway history--stephen sondheim, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II--are celebrated for their groundbreaking work, Bernadette Peters, Tennessee Williams, and photographs throughout illustrate the stunning designs of the shows profiled.

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The Secret Life of the American Musical: How Broadway Shows Are Built

Sarah Crichton Books - One of the Best for Theater Lovers. A new york times bestsellerfor almost a century, Americans have been losing their hearts and losing their minds in an insatiable love affair with the American musical. 2-6 players compete to be the Biggest Broadway Star! Americans love musicals. Americans invented musicals.

In the process, how they captivate audiences, what makes them work, he invites us to fall in love all over again by showing us how musicals happen, and how one landmark show leads to the next―by design or by accident, by emulation or by rebellion―from Oklahoma! to Hamilton and onward. Structured like a musical, star turns, the secret life of the american Musical begins with an overture and concludes with a curtain call, production numbers, “conditional” love songs, with stops in between for “I Want” songs, and finales.

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Broadway Musicals, Revised and Updated: The 101 Greatest Shows of All Time

Black Dog & Leventhal - The broadway board Game that puts YOU in the Spotlight! Perfect match and gift for Theater Lovers of any age group. An expanded off-broadway section showcases beloved shows such as I Love You, You're Perfect, NowChange and Little Mary Sunshine. A fully updated edition of the acclaimed and bestselling Broadway Musicals, now featuring an expanded off-Broadway section Broadway Musicals is a richly illustrated, and information-packed celebration of the most popular and enduring Broadway shows of all time.

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Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Story

DK - Now includes the free expansion pack with shows like "Hamilton" and "Dear Evan Hansen!". One of the Best for Theater Lovers. One of the best Rehearsal Theater T-Shirt. Give this amazing t-shirt to all age Group on Straight Outta Rehearsal. Straight outta rehearsal t-shirt - straight outta Rehearsal Tee. Throughout, rich black-and-white and color photography, clear infographics, and a clever, informative design make this comprehensive overview of musical theater and movie musicals a true showstopper.

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. Sarah Crichton Books. Musicals: the definitive illustrated story showcases the complete history of the musical on stage and screen, from its origins in ancient Greece to early twentieth century dance halls and vaudeville to the golden age of cinema productions to the record-breaking Broadway musicals of today.

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