The Complete Book of 1990s Broadway Musicals
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The Complete Book of 1990s Broadway Musicals

With this book, Dietz continues his decade-by-decade encyclopedic treatment of Broadway musicals, which started with The Complete Book of 1940s Broadway Musicals. In the present volume, he underscores the decline of the medium. The 1990s brought in the era of what he calls ‘the new Broadway,’ with family friendly and other feel-good musicals dominating traditional ‘adult-oriented’ fare. The 203 featured revues and musicals that opene...

The Complete Book of 1980s Broadway Musicals
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The Complete Book of 1980s Broadway Musicals

Dietz continues his examination of Broadway musicals after publishing separate volumes covering the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. The 1980s installment examines 250 traditional musicals that opened during the decade, along with personality reviews, revivals, operas, and more. Entries include the hosting theater, opening and closing dates, and Tony awards or nominations. Authors and composers, production personnel, and cast are also...