The New York Times Book of Broadway

The New York Times Book of Broadway

On the Aisle for the Unforgettable Plays of the Last Century

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
The main theater critic for The New York Times shares his selection of favorite photographs and reviews from the paper.

McMillan Palgrave
Ben Brantley, drama critic of The New York Times relives unforgettable Broadway and off-Broadway moments. Witness the night a star was born, a director's brilliant debut, a play that broke new ground, a musical that redefined the genre, and even a terrible play that ran for years. This entertaining, essential volume for anyone who loves Broadway will include a foreword from a major actor, a full introduction by Ben Brantley, drama critic of The Times, and his choice of 100 other most important plays of the twentieth century. Each of the best 100 will include the full, original New York Times review by the critic of the day such as Frank Rich, Brooks Atkinson, Walter Kerr, George S. Kaufman, Alexander Woolcott and others. Cast boxes, lavish photos and statistics about the productions will complete this authoritative volume about classic Broadway theater.


Blackwell North Amer
From the New York Times comes a rich mosaic of the most unforgettable Broadway and Off Broadway moments of the last hundred years. Experience the night a star was born, a director's brilliant debut, a play that broke new ground, a musical that redefined the genre, and even a terrible play that ran for years - or another that closed after one night.
This volume, essential for anyone who loves Broadway, includes a full introduction by Ben Brantley, chief theater critic of The Times, his selection of 25 of the influential Broadway plays that defined the twentieth century, and his choice of 100 other, memorable plays - right up through plays currently running on Broadway.
The definitive 25 are accompanied by photographs, pull-out stats, and highlights from the opening night review. Each of the unforgettable 125 includes the full, original New York Times review by eminent critics of the day, such as Frank Rich, Clive Barnes, Walter Kerr, Brooks Atkinson, Alexander Woollcott and others. Cast boxes, vintage photographs, and statistics about the productions complete this authoritative volume about timeless Broadway theater.

Baker
& Taylor

The main theater critic for The New York Times shares his selection of favorite photographs and reviews from the paper. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2001
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780312284114
031228411X
Branch Call Number: 792.95 NEW
Characteristics: xix, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Brantley, Ben

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