David Braham

David Braham : The American Offenbach

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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 20 colour illustrations
  • 1138967211
  • 9781138967212

About John Franceschina

John Franceschina is a noted authority on 19th-century theater. He has edited a number of anthologies for Garland, including Women and the Profession of Theater, 1810-1860 and Sisters of Gore: Seven Gothic Melodramas by British Women, 1790-1843.show more

Table of contents

Contents Acknowledgments Series Introduction: "Sic transit gloria spectaculi" : Some Famous but Forgotten Figures of the Musical Theater, Kurt Gänzl 1. Overture: "My Bother's Violin" 2. Act One: "Leader of the Orchestra" 3. Olio: "W.H. Lingard" 4. Act Two: "Variety Virtuosos" 5. Act Three: "Josh Hart and the Theatre Comique" 6. Intermezzo: "Olios at the Eagle" 7. Act Four: "Harrigan, Hart, and Braham" 8. Entr'Acte: "The New Comique" 9. Act Five: "Triumphs at the Park" 10. Act Six: "Harrigan's Theatre" 11. Grand Finale: "I have had my share of it" Appendix A: Songs by David Braham Appendix B: Songs by the Braham Family Appendix C: Braham's Career at the Grand Opera House Appendix D: Braham's Career at Wallack's Theatre Indexshow more