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Bordman, Gerald Martin

Overview
Works: 44 works in 294 publications in 5 languages and 21,192 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Biography‚Ä°vDictionaries  History  Stories, plots, etc  Biography  Reference works  Handbooks and manuals  Classification 
Roles: Author, Editor, Commentator, Narrator
Classifications: ML1711, 782.810973
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Most widely held works by Gerald Martin Bordman
The Oxford companion to American theatre by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

57 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and German and held by 4,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes "nearly 3,000" entries
American musical theatre : a chronicle by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

56 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers every musical that has appeared on Broadway, including importations and revivals, plus major musicals produced for other large U.S. cities. Includes synopsis of plot, biographies of actors, songwriters, librettists, and producers, and some examples of lyrics and dialogue
American operetta : from H.M.S. Pinafore to Sweeney Todd by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides an overview of American operetta. It discusses how operetta has been used as an art form and its influences and its construction. Includes Viennese operetta, Herbert, Friml, Kern, Oklahoma, Fiddler on the Roof
American musical comedy : from Adonis to Dreamgirls by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A companion volume to American Operetta, this book traces the historical development of that quintessential American art form, the musical comedy. Full of fascinating details and telling insights, it also includes the long-lost text of the 1884 hit Adonis, the first musical comedy to run over 500 performances on Broadway: p. 201-230
Jerome Kern : his life and music by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American musical revue : from the passing show to Sugar babies by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

9 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American theatre : a chronicle of comedy and drama, 1869-1914 by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-volume work will accomplish for the American non-musical theatre what Bordman's American Musical Theatre did for our song-and-dance entertainments: it chronicles, in order by opening, every Broadway comedy and drama, show by show, season by season, offering a plot synopsis, principal players, and important statistics. Scenery and costumes are described where they might be of interest, and comments of the plays' contemporary critics are quoted. In many instances, extended excerpts from a play are included to give the reader a fuller understanding of its nuances and its period dialogue
American theatre : a chronicle of comedy and drama, 1914-1930 by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

13 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American theatre : a chronicle of comedy and drama, 1930-1969 by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume chronicles every Broadway production as well as every major off-Broadway show as its coverage extends into the 50s and 60s. Noted theatrical historian Gerald Bordman moves from play to play and from season to season, offering plot summaries, production details, the names of directors, leading players and roles, as well as quotes from drama critics and any special or unusual aspects of individual shows
Days to be happy, years to be sad : the life and music of Vincent Youmans by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concise Oxford companion to American theatre by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motif-index of the English metrical romances by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

20 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1930-1969 by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1869-1914 by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1914 - 1930 by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His life and music by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedia musical americana : de Adonis a Dreamgirls by Gerald Martin Bordman( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The folklore motifs in the matter of England romances by Gerald Martin Bordman( )

5 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway! a musical history( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video series presenting a chronological history of the Broadway musical featuring interviews with famous people of the theater, including actors, actresses, directors, and historians. This third segment traces the musical during the years of its greatest popularity by reviewing works by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Lerner and Lowe, Leonard Bernstein, Meredith Willson and others
Adonis by William Gill( )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Oxford companion to American theatre
Alternative Names
Bordman, Gerald.

Bordman, Gerald M.

Bordman, Gerald Martin

Gerald Bordman American historian

Gerald Bordman Amerikaans historicus (1931-2011)

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American musical theatre : a chronicleAmerican theatre : a chronicle of comedy and drama, 1869-1914American theatre : a chronicle of comedy and drama, 1914-1930American theatre : a chronicle of comedy and drama, 1930-1969The concise Oxford companion to American theatre1930-19691869-19141914 - 1930