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The Great Parade It Was The Broadway Season When Barbra Streisand Demanded Don T Rain On My Parade And Carol Channing Heard The Waiters At The Harmonia Gardens Say Hello, Dolly From June 1, 1963 Through The Final Day Of May 31, 1964, Theatergoers Were Offered 68 Different Productions 24 New Plays, 15 New Comedies, 14 New Musicals, 5 Revivals Of Plays, 3 Revues, 3 Plays In Yiddish, 2 In French, 1 Double Bill And Even 1 Puppet Show Peter Filichia S The Great Parade Will Look At What A Broadway Season Looked Like A Half Century Ago Analyzing The Hits, The Flops, The Trends, The Surprises, The Disappointments, The Stars And Even How The Assassination Of JFK And The Arrival Of The Beatles Affected Broadway The Great Parade Is A Chronicle Of A Broadway Season Unprecedented In The Star Power Onstage Barbara Streisand, Carol Channing, Claudette Colbert Colleen Dewhurst, Hal Holbrook, Mary Martin, Christopher Plummer, Robert Preston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards, Jr., Carol Burnett, Tallulah Bankhead, Alec Guinness, Kirk Douglas, Albert Finney, Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Richard Burton, Mary Martin, Beatrice Lillie, Hermione Gingold, Robert Redford And Many Neil Simon And Stephen Sondheim Burst On To The Broadway Stage With Barefoot In The Park And Anyone Can Whistle The 63 64 Season Was One Of Broadway S Greatest And In The Great Parade, Peter Filichia Gives Us Another Classic.

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  • Hardcover
  • 304 pages
  • The Great Parade
  • Peter Filichia
  • 04 October 2018
  • 1250051355

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  1. says:

    Unreadable Venturing into 170 pages of this 260 page book was too far to go meandering, poor continuity, and usually just incomprehensible Author Filichia, a Broadway critic, tries to tell the history of the 163 64 season of Broadway stage musicals and plays, but his fade in and fade out on the plays and their plots and the people involved is so badly constructed and confusing It reads like really small musical inebriated tap dancer pranced on the keys of his computer without any sense Unreadable Venturing into 170 pages of this 260 page book was too far to go meandering, poor continuity, and usually just incomprehens...


  2. says:

    This information packed book looks at the Broadway season of 1963 64, analyzing the hits, flops, stars, and even how the assassination of President Kennedy and the arrival of the Beatles in New York affected Broadway The inclusion of the opinions of the daily newspaper critics and their differing viewpoints...


  3. says:

    When I was in junior high in the early 1960s, I carted around a copy of David Ewen s Complete Book of the American Musical Theater I was never without it, and it was heavy, I tell you My point is this theater obsessed boy was fascinated by Ewen s accounts of the musicals that had played Broadway since Broadway began Later in the decade, when I acquired a copy William Goldman s The Season, in which Goldman analyzed every production of the 1967 1968 Broadway season, I was enraptured This never When I was in junior high in the early 1960s, I carted around a copy of David Ewen s Complete Book of the American Musical Theater I was never without it, and it was heavy, I tell you My point is this theater obsessed boy was fascinated by Ewen s accounts of the musicals that had played Broadway since Broadway began Later in the decade, when I acquired a copy William Goldman s The Season, in which Goldman analyzed every production of the 1967 1968 Broadway season, I was enraptured This never out of Texas boy felt he d gone to NYC, seen the bright lights of Broadway, and experienced Nirvana That junior high theater nut, since then, has read countless books about theater, and they have never failed to enlighten, entertain, and fuel my lust for theater Until now Peter Filichia s The Great Parade, Broadway s Astonishing Never To Be Forgotten 1963 1964 Season, for me, was a colossal bore Filichia is so full of himself as a writer His style is cutesy...


  4. says:

    Sometimes I feel like I was born a couple decades too lateThe only Broadway play I had the privilege of seeing was Andrew Lloyd Webber s Starlight Express when I was a kid I ve also seen a couple Off Broadway, but it s just not the same.In The Great Parade Broadway s Astonishing, Never to Be Forgotten 1963 1964 Season , author Peter Filichia discusses the hits and misses of the 1963 1964 Broadway Season I would love to have seen Fiddler on the Roof , Hello, Dolly , Folies Berg re , Sometimes I feel like I was born a couple decades too lateThe only Broadway play I had the privilege of seeing was Andrew Lloyd Webber s Starlight Express when I was a kid I ve also seen a couple Off Broadway, but it s just not the same.In The Great Parade Broadway s Astonishing, Never to Be Forgotten 1963 1964 Season , author Peter Filichia discusses the hits and misses of the 1963 1964 Broadway Season I would love to have seen Fiddler on the Roof , Hello, Dolly , Folies Berg re , Funny Girl and The Owl and the Pussycat back in their heyday, along with many of the other shows featured during that sea...


  5. says:

    The Great Parade contains everything you would like to know about the Broadway season that started in June of 1963 and wrapped up in May of 1964 and quite a bitIt is well researched and details each of the shows musicals, comedies, dramas, revivals and other odds ends that played on The Great White Way, and even some that never actually arrived The best known Hello Dolly, Funny Girl, Barefoot in the Park, Any Wednesday, Dylan, The Deputy, Luther and The Subject was Roses My The Great Parade contains everything you would like to know about the Broadway season that started in June of 1963 and wrapped up in May of 1964 and quite a bitIt is well researched and details each of the shows musicals, comedies, dramas, revivals and other odds ends that played on The Great White Way, and even some that never act...


  6. says:

    Since I am a big theatre geek and a fan of Filichia s earlier writings, I expected this to be an excellent read Unfortunately it was too geeky even for me lots of details and speculation about completely forgotten shows This is definitely a book for skimming I don t believe anyone will read e...

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