Louis Botto,Robert Viagas's At This Theatre: Revised and Updated Edition PDF

By Louis Botto,Robert Viagas

(Applause Books). Theatregoers' favourite historical past of Broadway is again in an up to date and elevated 2010 version together with greater than 500 colour creation photographs, classic archival pictures, and Playbill covers from all 40 presently working Broadway theatres. Thirty-eight of the unique chapters were accelerated to hide all of the exhibits that experience opened within the ten years because the well known 2000 variation, with new chapters further to incorporate Broadway theatres lately refurbished and lower back to lifestyles. This distinctive chronicle is the 1st paintings to provide a close theatre-by-theatre roundup of avid gamers and productions that experience enchanted audiences at Broadway's nice playhouses from 1900 to 2010. The paintings is an accelerated remedy of "At This Theatre," the preferred function in Playbill's Broadway theatre courses. "At This Theatre" bargains playgoers fast nostalgia by way of directory outstanding hits (and a few famed fiascos) that experience performed over the years within the theatre that they're attending. The e-book additionally can pay tribute to the prestigious impresarios who outfitted and controlled those homes, and the intense architects and interior decorators who created them. the unique 1984 version was once created via Playbill senior editor Louis Botto. Botto labored with editor Robert Viagas at the 2000 replace. With the 3rd version, Botto has handed the writer torch to Viagas, who based Playbill.com and the acclaimed Playbill Broadway Yearbook sequence, and who has written the updates in Botto's style.

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