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The Broadway musical : a critical and musical survey / Joseph P. Swain.

  • Author

    Swain, Joseph Peter.,

  • Date published

    1990

  • Publisher

    New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1990.

  • Subject

    Musicals United States History and criticism

First maturity -- America's folk opera -- Second maturity -- Morality play as musical -- Shakespeare as musical -- The pure love story -- Myth as musical -- Tragedy as musical -- The ethnic musical -- Religious experience as musical -- History as musical -- Frame story as musical -- Thriller as musical.