Les Miserables: History In the Making

Les Miserables: History In the Making
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  • 192 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Illustrated in Color and B&W
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Publisher: Arcade Publishing

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Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Les Miserables, this is the authorized companion book to the world's best-loved musical. Containing more than 100 color and black-and-white photographs, Les Miserables: History in the Making chronicles the show from its source in Victor Hugo's epic novel to the original Paris production and the making of an international hit. Edward Behr draws on firsthand interviews with the authors and producers, as well as cast members, directors, and designers from around the world to convey all the excitement and trials in staging Les Miz. Also included are lists of opening nights, awards, and recordings, and - most important - the complete libretto.

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Beginning with the events of Victor Hugo's personal life, this book conveys the excitement surrounding the conception of the musical. It brings together interviews with casts, directors, producers as well as set and costume designs and the complete libretto. The author who offers an historically informed and challenging thesis of this musical venture also wrote " The Last Emperor" for which he won the Gutenberg Prize in France and "Hirohito: Behind the Myth". Edward Behr is a documentary film-maker and editor of "Newsweek".

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  • Sales Rank: 85,454
  • ISBN: 1559703709
  • EAN: 9781559703703
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