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Musical Theatre Resources

This guide provides suggested resources for musical theatre research at the University of Michigan.

Directing, Production & Writing Guides

Church, Joseph.
Music direction for the stage: a view from the podium.
MT 955 .C59 2015

Citron, Stephen.
The musical from the inside out.
MT 955 .C581 1997

Cohen, Allen and Steven L. Rosenhaus.
Writing musical theater.
MT 67 .C61 2006

Cramer, Lyn.
Creating musical theatre: conversations with Broadway directors and choreographers.
ML 2054 .C73 2013

Deer, Joe.
Directing in musical theatre: an essential guide.
MT 955 .D34 2014

Filichia, Peter.
Let's put on a musical!: how to choose the right show for your theater.
MT 955 .F55 1997

Flinn, Denny Martin.
Little musicals for little theatres: a reference guide to the musicals that don't need chandeliers or helicopters to succeed.
MT 955 .F551 2006

Jones, Tom.
Making musicals: an informal introduction to the world of musical theatre.
MT 67 .J7751 1998

Laurents, Arthur.
Mainly on directing: Gypsy, West Side Story, and other musicals.
ML 1711.5 .L38 2009

Novak, Elaine A. and Deborah Novak.
Staging musical theatre.
MT 955 .N751 1996

Peithman, Stephen and Neil Offen, eds.
The Stage directions guide to musical theater.
MT 955 .S691 2001

Slaton, Shannon.
Mixing a musical: Broadway theatrical sound mixing techniques.
TK 7881.4 .S57 2011

Spencer, David.
The musical theatre writer's survival guide.
MT 67 .S691 2005

Woolford, Julian.
How musicals work: and how to write your own.
ML 2054 .W66 2012