Table of contents for "No legs, no jokes, no chance" : a history of the American musical theater / Sheldon Patinkin.

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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
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.