From Les Miserables and The Wizard of Oz to Disney and Mary Poppins, discover the story of musical theatre and see the world's best-loved musicals brought to life. With a foreword by Elaine Paige, Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Story covers the complete history of the genre from its earliest origins in dance halls and vaudeville, to the record-breaking West End musicals and spectacular Broadway shows of today.
Discover the history, plots and stars of musical theatre and movie musicals, go backstage to find out behind-the-scenes gossip and delve into profiles of successful creators such as Andrew Lloyd Webber in this illustrated celebration.
Plus fun infographics summarize plot, characters and songs making this a handy reference guide of all the best-loved musicals. With a beautiful glittery cover capturing the excitement and glamour of a trip to the theatre, Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Story is a show-stopping celebration and a perfect gift for musical fans everywhere.