The New American Musical
Paperback, 480 pages ISBN: 9781559362009Publication Date:
8 Jul 2003
Size: 228mm x 152mm£18.99

The New American Musical

Edited by Wiley Hausam

Paperback £18.99

Four groundbreaking musicals from the end of the 20th century

During the 1990s in America, a new generation of composers, lyricists and librettists emerged, radically changing the face of musical theatre. The work is often dark and the stories they illuminate cut to the heart of post-modern Amerca. This anthology collects for the first time the groundbreaking work of these innovative new artists:

Rent by Jonathan Larson
'The breakthrough musical for the 90s' Newsweek
'Reinventing Broadway. A raw and riveting milestone in musical theatre' Rolling Stone

Floyd Collins by Tina Landau and Adam Guettel
'This is the original and daring musical of our day... a powerhouse.' New York Magazine

The Wild Party by John Michael LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe
'The first musical triumph of the 21st Century' Daily News Nominated for 7 Tony Awards

Parade By Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown
'A defining moment in Broadway musical theatre' New York Post
Nominated for 9 Tony Awards and 13 Drama Desk Awards
Winner of 2 Tonys and 6 Drama Desk Awards, incl. Best New Musical

Wiley Hausam is the former associate producer of The Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival and director of the Songbook Series at Joe's Pub in New York, which features the work of new musical theatre composers.

Paperback, 480 pages ISBN: 9781559362009Publication Date:
8 Jul 2003
Size: 228mm x 152mm£18.99
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