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Musical Theatre For Dummies

Rudetsky, Seth


1. Auflage März 2023
384 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-88950-2
John Wiley & Sons

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Discover what goes on behind the curtains of your favorite musical

Have you ever dreamed of being in a Broadway musical, or even just to be in the ensemble in your local community theatre? In Musical Theater For Dummies, Broadway insider and host of Sirus/XM Radio's ON BROADWAY channel Seth Rudetsky takes you backstage and shows you what it takes to create a spectacular production. You'll get the behind-the-curtain view of how your favorite on- and off-Broadway shows are made, plus get expert advice on how to launch your own career under the bright lights. If you're new to musical theater, this book will initiate you into the world of musicals by sharing the stories and lingo that defines this fascinating world. This unique book shares insights into what makes musical theatre tick and how you can enjoy a show from your seat in the audience or from the stage itself.
* Learn the history of musical theater and discover the shows born on Broadway or the West End that became cultural phenomena
* Trace the development of productions, from the idea stage all the way through opening night and beyond
* Enjoy theater productions more, thanks to deep insights into how theater is made
* Get insider advice on the skills you need to perform in professional or amateur musical theater productions

Real-life anecdotes and excellent show recommendations will entertain and delight you as you become a musical theater know-it-all, with Dummies.

Seth Rudetsky is the afternoon host of "On Broadway" on SIRIUSXM(r). Seth has played piano and/or conducted more than a dozen Broadway shows, including Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera, and Grease. He co-wrote and starred on Broadway in the New York Times Critics pick musical DISASTER! During the COVID lockdown, he and his husband James Wesley raised more than $1,000,000 for the Actors Fund with their online show Stars In The House. For more info go to