The Resource Making it on Broadway : actors' tales of climbing to the top, David Wienir and Jodie Langel, (electronic resource)

Making it on Broadway : actors' tales of climbing to the top, David Wienir and Jodie Langel, (electronic resource)

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Making it on Broadway : actors' tales of climbing to the top
Title
Making it on Broadway
Title remainder
actors' tales of climbing to the top
Statement of responsibility
David Wienir and Jodie Langel
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eng
Summary
Countering the misperceptions about Broadway performers leading glamorous lives, the words of more than 150 Broadway stars provide unprecedented insight into their struggle for stardom. With an introduction by Jason Alexander and candid interviews with today's most celebrated Broadway stars, this book offers stories to entertain and astonish theater lovers, as well as serve as a sobering reality check for those considering careers on the stage. This book shares firsthand accounts of professional actors' difficult yet fulfilling journeys to Broadway: moving to New York, finding survival jobs, a
Biography type
contains biographical information
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MERUC
Dewey number
792.028097471
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2277.N5
LC item number
W48 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Making it on Broadway : actors' tales of climbing to the top, David Wienir and Jodie Langel, (electronic resource)
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Making it on Broadway : actors' tales of climbing to the top, David Wienir and Jodie Langel, (electronic resource)
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Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; The Voices; Foreword; Opening Thoughts; Introduction; Part 1: The Early Years; Chapter 1: Singing on the Coffee Table; Not by Choice; Church and Tractor; A Young Passion for Music; Cheerios, Indians, and Show Tunes; A Special Talent; Chapter 2: First Impressions; Tickets, Please; Field Trip; Broadway Dreaming; Chapter 3: Don't You Dare Call My Child a Thespian!; Play Ball; What's Wrong with the Family Business?; Proving Parents Wrong; Plan for the Future; Part 2: Getting Settled; Chapter 4: Welcome to Gotham City; A Special City; Driving into Town; Taxi!
  • Sharing the WealthAdjusting to City Life; Chapter 5: New Home and New Friends; Roll Out the Red Carpet; Where's My Carpet?; The NYC Wildlife; Loving the Landlords; Dealing with the Devil; Leaks, Freaks, and Gregory Hines; Chapter 6: Survival Jobs; The Toilet Scrubber; The Fitness Instructor; Welcome to Macy's; The Ice Sculpture; The Telemarketer; The Waiters; Pebbles, Winnie, and The Count; Chapter 7: Singing for Supper; Bar Hopping; Hava Nagila; All Aboard; On Guard; Carrots and Hamburgers; Life before the Union; Part 3: Transition to Stardom; Chapter 8: The Audition Room; The Life
  • The Open CallGrowing Pains; Destiny Calling; Crossing the Atlantic; Fashion Statement; Cinderella Stories; Truth Be Told; Patience Is a Virtue; Weighing In; Part 4: The Thrill of Live Theater; Chapter 9: Take Two; Unexpected Transformations; Look Out Below!; Unleashed; Left Hanging; The Rest of the Story; A Bit Behind Schedule; Say What?; Stop the Show; Dressed for Disaster; Set for Disaster; Broadway Carnage; Unplugged; Chapter 10: Please Remain Seated; Breaking into Show Biz; Quiet Please!; Stage Door Drama; Backstage Tours; Love Letters; The Ultimate Payoff; Part 5: The Secret Life
  • Chapter 11: The Broadway LifestyleTake the Elevator to the Third Floor; Call the Cleaning Lady; Misconceptions; A Twenty-Four-Hour Job; Only Human; Not for the Money; Moonlighting; Homes of the Stars; The Glamour of It All; Chapter 12: Sex in the Workplace; The Showmance; Testing Boundaries; Crossing the Line; They Don't Do This on Wall Street; Straight Man Out; Chapter 13: Forget the Picket Fence; Courting Civilians; Marrying Civilians; Keeping It in the Family; Flying Solo; Planned Parenthood; Working Parents; Chapter 14: Road Trip; Fantasyland; Love on the Road; Seeing the Country
  • Guns and DrugsA Big Star in Toledo, Ohio; Chapter 15: What Am I Doing Here?; Careful What You Wish For; Why Aren't I Smiling?; Part 6: A New Era; Chapter 16: The Disneyfication of Broadway; Where Did All the Stars Go?; The Death of the Gypsy; The Good Old Days; Britney Spears on Broadway?; Another Standing Ovation; The New Business Model; Size Does Matter; Six FlagsĀ® Times Square; Chapter 17: Broadway, Inc; Job Security; Cogs in the Machine; A Company of Clones; Tracked; Acting on Empty; Just Part of the Scenery; Malpractice; Playing in the Shadows; Watch Out, Giuliani, XXX is Back; Hey, My Mom's in the Audience
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ocn817904540
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1 online resource (536 p.)
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online
Isbn
9781581159431
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(electronic bk.)
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