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Broadway anecdotes

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPeter Hay.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,395p. ;
Number of Pages395
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14959100M
ISBN 10019504620X


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Broadway Anecdotes book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Peter Hay's marvelously entertaining collection of stories leads /5.

This book is a joy to read, whether you love theatre as an audience member, work in the theatre, or simply want to learn more about the theatre. Ken Bloom, a world class theatre historian, writes entertainingly and accessibly about Broadway, with a cornucopia of anecdotes involving some of Broadway's greatest practitioners/5.

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