New York Times Book of Broadway: On the Aisle for the Unforgettable Plays of the Last Century
St. Martin's Press, November 2001. First Edition. Oversized Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Very Good. Item #282866
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.
Textured black boards with bright gild lettering along the spine. Minor shelf wear on the jacket. Previous owners name on the front free endpaper.