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The Resource Defying gravity : the creative career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked, Carol de Giere ; foreword by Alan Menken

Defying gravity : the creative career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked, Carol de Giere ; foreword by Alan Menken

Label
Defying gravity : the creative career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked
Title
Defying gravity
Title remainder
the creative career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked
Statement of responsibility
Carol de Giere ; foreword by Alan Menken
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This updated and revised second edition delves into Stephen Schwartz's creative process for the new stage musicals, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", "The Prince of Egypt", and other shows
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De Giere, Carol
Dewey number
782.1/4092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.S42
LC item number
D4 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Schwartz, Stephen
  • Musicals
  • Composers
  • Lyricists
Target audience
adult
Label
Defying gravity : the creative career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked, Carol de Giere ; foreword by Alan Menken
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First edition published in 2008 by Applause Theatre and Cinema Books
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "The Magic Show" and future enchantments ;
  • Act II: 1974 to 1991.
  • "The Baker's Wife": mixed ingredients
  • "Working": creating a nonfiction musical
  • Mid journey reflections
  • "Rags" on Broadway and the 1980s
  • "Children of Eden": second chances ;
  • Act III: 1991 to 2003.
  • "Pocahontas" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (movies)
  • "Mulan" and "The Prince of Egypt" (movies) ;
  • Act I: 1948 to 1974.
  • Wicked.
  • Landing in Oz
  • Structuring twists and turns
  • On the right track
  • Story of committee
  • Somewhere over the keyboard
  • First drafts and "adjustifications"
  • We're off to see a reading
  • Turning points in Oz
  • If we only had a team
  • A focused childhood
  • Character development
  • The countdown begins
  • Shock at first sight
  • Pre-broadway summer
  • "Wicked" on Broadway ;
  • Updates 2003.
  • "Wicked" worldwide and the life-changing milestone
  • From movies to stage musicals : "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "The Prince of Egypt"
  • Hollywood calls again
  • Always more magic to do
  • Morning glow: the college years
  • Transitions: keep dancing through
  • Early "Godspell"
  • The "Godspell" score and first Grammys
  • The Bernstein influence
  • "Pippin", Broadway, and Schwartz vs. Fosse
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Revised and updated second edition.
Extent
502 pages
Isbn
9781540031464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1037042147
  • (OCoLC)1037042147
Label
Defying gravity : the creative career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked, Carol de Giere ; foreword by Alan Menken
Publication
Copyright
Note
First edition published in 2008 by Applause Theatre and Cinema Books
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "The Magic Show" and future enchantments ;
  • Act II: 1974 to 1991.
  • "The Baker's Wife": mixed ingredients
  • "Working": creating a nonfiction musical
  • Mid journey reflections
  • "Rags" on Broadway and the 1980s
  • "Children of Eden": second chances ;
  • Act III: 1991 to 2003.
  • "Pocahontas" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (movies)
  • "Mulan" and "The Prince of Egypt" (movies) ;
  • Act I: 1948 to 1974.
  • Wicked.
  • Landing in Oz
  • Structuring twists and turns
  • On the right track
  • Story of committee
  • Somewhere over the keyboard
  • First drafts and "adjustifications"
  • We're off to see a reading
  • Turning points in Oz
  • If we only had a team
  • A focused childhood
  • Character development
  • The countdown begins
  • Shock at first sight
  • Pre-broadway summer
  • "Wicked" on Broadway ;
  • Updates 2003.
  • "Wicked" worldwide and the life-changing milestone
  • From movies to stage musicals : "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "The Prince of Egypt"
  • Hollywood calls again
  • Always more magic to do
  • Morning glow: the college years
  • Transitions: keep dancing through
  • Early "Godspell"
  • The "Godspell" score and first Grammys
  • The Bernstein influence
  • "Pippin", Broadway, and Schwartz vs. Fosse
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Revised and updated second edition.
Extent
502 pages
Isbn
9781540031464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1037042147
  • (OCoLC)1037042147

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