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Show and Tell Free read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Milton the perpetrator was Madonna In Show and Tell The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes Broadway aficionado in chief Ken Bloom takes us on a spirited spin through some of the most intriguing factoids in show business offering up an unconventional history of the theatre in all its idiosyncratic glory F. Delightful Funny Informative Juicy These are just four of the many words that describe SHOW TELL by Ken Bloom based on stories he has heard directly from the people involved as well as from well known stories The word show in the title has two meanings First the stories are about theater experiences primarily shows on Broadway Secondly in telling the anecdotes Bloom is showing the reader many facets of what goes on during the entire process of putting a play on the stage beginning with developing the concept and continuing until the show closes Among many other issues it talks about writing the show and composing the music casting rehearsals race issues out of town tryouts and tours audiences publicity stunts performances and tragedies He tells how some of stars used their position to treat people who they considered competition poorly sometimes even cruelly Be prepared to get a whole new perspective on some people who you might have thought were wonderful And he also names some who everyone loved Most of the anecdotes are amusing and revealing Some of them include stories about The Jewish actor from Galicia in Eastern Europe who changed his name and received the Italo American award When Michael Crawford was leaving Phantom of the Opera Sammy Davis was considered for his replacement The reason he didn t get the role The general manager said wrong eye The Royal Opera House in Copenhagen s use of Porgy and Bess and the Danes use of It Ain t Necessarily So during the Nazi Era Why whistling in a theater is considered bad luck Why Lin Manuel Miranda would not let Madonna come backstage after a performance of Hamilton At the end Bloom provides a very helpful list of recommendations for further reading The book while generally well written was repetitious a few times

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Show and Tell Free read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Rom the cantankerous retorts of George Abbott to the literally show stopping antics of Katharine Hepburn you'll learn about the adventures and star turns of some of the Broadway's biggest personalities and discover little known tidbits about beloved plays and musicals from The Black Crook to Beautifu. Fun read for Broadway aficionados All others might think much ado about nothing

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Show and Tell Free read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Did you know that Frank Sinatra was nearly considered for the original production of Fiddler on the Roof Or that Jerome Robbins never choreographed the famous Dance at the Gym in West Side Story Or that Lin Manuel Miranda called out an audience member on Twitter for texting during a performance of Ha. Sadly this is a rehash of many familiar anecdotes that are uite frankly told better elsewhere Some go off on odd tangents others like a bad Saturday Night Live Skit simply don t end still others suffer from the author having to provide too much exposition if you have to explain the joke to your audience it probably isn t funny The author seems to have the same two or three sourcesand something s decidedly wrong when in a book about Broadway stories the names of Ken Kantor Julie Kurnitz appear often than Audra McDonald And despite the nice shout out to his copy editor the book is rife with typos and mistakes which doesn t exactly make the stories contained seem particularly credible


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  1. says: Download Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Ken Bloom PDF/EPUB Show and Tell

    Download Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Ken Bloom Ken Bloom ¼ 6 review Read Show and Tell Confusingly organized and poorly edited this collection of theater anecdotes is sometimes fun but mostly useless It's often hard to tell where one story ends and the next begins because the tales are so innocuous and dull I found myself asking Wait was that it? or What was the point of that? Also the subtitle should real

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    PDF/EPUB Show and Tell Download Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Ken Bloom Organized alphabetically by person this is an old style compilation of gossip column zingers centered on the golde

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    PDF/EPUB Show and Tell Sadly this is a rehash of many familiar anecdotes that are uite frankly told better elsewhere Some go off on odd tangents; others like a bad Saturday Night Live Skit simply don’t end; still others suffer from the author having to provide too much exposition if you have to explain the joke to your audience it

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    PDF/EPUB Show and Tell Read Show and Tell This book was a gift from my daughter While I am grateful for the gift the book was a disappointment It is badly organized and poorly edited Many anecdotes without the context to help add to the enjoyment

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    PDF/EPUB Show and Tell Download Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Ken Bloom Ken Bloom ¼ 6 review DNF I love a good anecdote especially about Broadway But damn This jumps from thought to thought with no true ties

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    PDF/EPUB Show and Tell Download Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Ken Bloom Read Show and Tell Delightful Funny Informative Juicy These are just four of the many words that describe SHOW TELL by Ken Bloom based on stories he has heard directly from the people involved as well as from well known stories The word “show” in the title has two meanings First the stories are about theater experiences primarily shows on Broadway Secondly in telling the anecdotes Bloom is showing the reader many facets of what goes on during the entire

  7. says: PDF/EPUB Show and Tell Ken Bloom ¼ 6 review

    PDF/EPUB Show and Tell Download Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Ken Bloom Fun read for Broadway aficionados All others might think much ado about nothing

  8. says: Download Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Ken Bloom PDF/EPUB Show and Tell

    PDF/EPUB Show and Tell I received a copy of the ebook from Net Galley in exchange for an honest reviewI really think this book could have been organized much better Especially in the beginning Sometimes it felt like reading an encyclopedia without defined entries The stories could bleed into each other in a way Making it easier to read in small

  9. says: Download Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Ken Bloom Ken Bloom ¼ 6 review Read Show and Tell

    PDF/EPUB Show and Tell Download Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Ken Bloom Read Show and Tell Though it is a collection of anecdotes about the theater it is sometimes difficult to put down The stories are short but it is such a fun read You can put it down and pick up with the next anecdote if you really want The book is divided into 26 chapters to organize the accounts into some semblance of categories While ther

  10. says: PDF/EPUB Show and Tell Download Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Ken Bloom Ken Bloom ¼ 6 review

    PDF/EPUB Show and Tell Download Å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Ken Bloom Ken Bloom ¼ 6 review This book is a joy to read whether you love theatre as an audience member work in the theatre or simply want to learn 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 This is that rare book one you can dip into and be entertained by and one you can learn from A winner

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  • Paperback
  • 352
  • Show and Tell
  • Ken Bloom
  • en
  • 28 April 2020
  • 9780190221010