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Contents Preface 000 Overture: Beginning in the Middle, 1943 Chapter 1 Oklahoma! 000 Part One: Ancestors and Antecedents, 1791-1900 Chapter 2 Opera and French and Viennese Operetta 000 Chapter 3 The Minstrel Show, Variety/Vaudeville, and The Black Crook 000 Chapter 4 Gilbert and Sullivan 000 Chapter 5 American Burlesque and the 1890s 000 Part Two: Early American Musical Comedies, Operettas, and Revues, 1901-1924 Chapter 6 George M. Cohan, Victor Herbert, and Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. 000 Chapter 7 From Babes in Toyland to "Alexander's Ragtime Band" 000 Chapter 8 From The Firefly to Yip-Yip-Yaphank 000 Chapter 9 From The Scandals of 1919 to the Cotton Club 000 Chapter 10 From Lady, Be Good! to Rose-Marie 000 Part Three: The Golden Age of the Broadway Song, 1925-1939 Chapter 11 From The Garrick Gaieties to Strike Up the Band 000 Chapter 12 Show Boat 000 Chapter 13 From The New Moon to The Little Show 000 Chapter 14 The Gershwins and Irving Berlin in the 1930s 000 Chapter 15 Kern, Rodgers and Hart, and Cole Porter in the 1930s 000 Chapter 16 The Rise of Big Bands and Swing 000 Part Four: The Transitional Years, 1940-1945 Chapter 17 From Pal Joey to Lady in the Dark 000 Chapter 18 From This Is the Army to Carousel 000 Part Five: The Golden Age of the Broadway Musical, 1945-1964 Chapter 19 From Annie Get Your Gun to Brigadoon 000 Chapter 20 From Kiss Me, Kate to South Pacific 000 Chapter 21 From Guys and Dolls to Peter Pan 000 Chapter 22 From Damn Yankees to My Fair Lady 000 Chapter 23 From West Side Story to The Sound of Music 000 Chapter 24 From Bye Bye Birdie to A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum 000 Chapter 25 From She Loves Me to Fiddler on the Roof 000 Part Six: Fade Out-Fade In, 1965-1969 Chapter 26 From Kelly to Cabaret 000 Chapter 27 From Hair to 1776 000 Part Seven: The Splintering of the Form, 1970-2007 Chapter 28 From Company to Jesus Christ Superstar 000 Chapter 29 From Grease to A Chorus Line 000 Chapter 30 From Pacific Overtures to Evita 000 Chapter 31 From 42nd Street to Cats 000 Chapter 32 From La Cage aux Folles to City of Angels 000 Chapter 33 From Assassins to Ragtime 000 Chapter 34 Exit Music 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Musical theater -- United States -- History.