Musical Theater: An Appreciation, Second Edition offers a history of musical theater from its operatic origins to the Broadway shows of today, combined with an in-depth study of the musical styles that paralleled changes on stage. Alyson McLamore teaches readers how to listen to both the words and the music of the stage musical, enabling them to understand how all the components of a show interact to create a compelling experience for audiences.

This all-new companion website includes Spotify links to audio of musical examples discussed in the text, plot summaries to contextualize the songs, and lists of further reading materials organized by chapter.

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