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History, Development and Analysis of the American Musical Theatre
Last Updated: Sep 9, 2017 URL: Print Guide

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From Costumes and Scenery for Amateurs, c1915. Accessed at From the University of California Libraries, digitized by Microsoft.


Finding Production Requirements

Really Useful Music Group
You want Lloyd Webber? You've got it. This is the company owned and operated by ALW for the dissemination of his works. Way at the bottom of the page are links to each show and an abundance of information.

R & H Shows
    If you want to know production requirements for a Rodgers and Hammerstein production, go right to the source. Here you can find out EVERYTHING about an R & H show.

Licensing agencies will have not only cast requirements, but also instrumental/orchestral makeup:



Search multiple electronic databases and the library catalog at the same time using OneSearch. You will get items in the library plus electronic sources the library has access to such as journal articles, newspaper articles, reviews,etc. To expand your search to items for interlibrary loan, choose "" from the left side bar.


    Searching the Library Catalog

    musicals production and direction is a Subject Heading. Also try a keyword search for these terms.

    ALWAYS try an in Subject search in the library catalog for the title of your musical or the composer's last name plus the title. You may get very lucky and find a whole book about it.


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