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Theater & Film Music



Just One of the Boys

Female-to-Male Cross-Dressing on the American Variety Stage

Author: Gillian M. Rodger
Pub Date: January 2018

Manning up to take the stage by storm   learn more...

link to catalog page, Making the March King

Making the March King

John Philip Sousa's Washington Years, 1854-1893

Author: Patrick Warfield
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: February 2016

The legendary bandleader's early career and rise to fame   learn more...

link to catalog page, Blackness in Opera Author: Edited by Naomi André, Karen M. Bryan, and Eric Saylor
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: November 2014

How race and blackness play out in opera   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Pekin

The Pekin

The Rise and Fall of Chicago’s First Black-Owned Theater

Author: Thomas Bauman
Pub Date: May 2014

A portrait of an African American cultural institution in the early twentieth century   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sonic Persuasion

Sonic Persuasion

Reading Sound in the Recorded Age

Author: Greg Goodale
Pub Date: April 2011

How to interpret identity, culture, and history in sound   learn more...

link to catalog page, Butoh

Butoh

Metamorphic Dance and Global Alchemy

Author: Sondra Fraleigh
Pub Date: September 2010

Tracing the international growth of a transformative Japanese dance form   learn more...

link to catalog page RODGER, Champagne Charlie and Pretty Jemima

Champagne Charlie and Pretty Jemima

Variety Theater in the Nineteenth Century

Author: Gillian M. Rodger
Pub Date: July 2010

A rich exploration of a pivotal nineteenth-century theater form   learn more...

link to catalog page OSTERTAG, Creative Life

Creative Life

Music, Politics, People, and Machines

Author: Bob Ostertag
Pub Date: August 2009

Luminous essays on the nexus of music, politics, and technology   learn more...

link to catalog page SHIPTON, I Feel a Song Coming On

I Feel a Song Coming On

The Life of Jimmy McHugh

Author: Alyn Shipton
Pub Date: September 2009

From ragtime to rock 'n' roll, the definitive biography of a great, unsung American composer   learn more...

link to catalog page ANDERSON, Black Feminism in Contemporary Drama Author: Lisa M. Anderson
Pub Date: November 2008

An enlightening study of feminism in the work of seven black playwrights   learn more...

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