A lively guide to fifty popular musicals from the comedy classics of the 1930s and 1940sto the frequently produced darlings of modern theater. Broadway musicals are set in a variety of different places and periods of history, so they are filled with references, expressions, names, objects, and slang that might not be familiar to modern audiences. Thomas Hischak guides us through these oddities of classic musicals in Broadway Decoded.
Thomas S. Hischak the author of twenty six books about theatre, film, and popular music, including Theatre as Human Action, The Disney Song Encyclopedia, and The 100 Greatest American Plays. He is a teacher of performing arts and lives in St. Augustine, FL.