On Broadway: Art and Commerce on the Great White Way
Steven AdlerISBN: 0809325934;
Book DescriptionAt a critical, transitional moment in the history of Broadway?and, by extension, of American theatre itself?former Broadway stage manager Steven Adler enlists insider perspectives from sixty-six practitioners and artists to chronicle the recent past and glimpse the near future of the Great White Way. From marquee names to behind-the-scenes power brokers, Adler has assembled a distinctly knowledgeable cast of theatre?s elite, including Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents, Des McAnuff, Frank Rich, Robin Wagner, Rocco Landesman, Robert Longbottom, Todd Haimes, Bernard Gersten, and Alan Eisenberg. On Broadway: Art and Commerce on the Great White Way spotlights the differing vantage points of performers, writers, managers, producers, critics, lawyers, theatre owners, union leaders, city planners, and other influential players. Each details his or her firsthand account of the creative and economic forces that have wrought extraordinary changes in the way...
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