Anything Goes: A History of American Musical Theatre by Ethan Mordden
Anything Goes is a grand revue of the musical from the 18th century to the present day. Author Ethan Mordden, a recognized authority on the American musical, describes with witty aplomb his uncanny and encyclopedic breadth of knowledge. From Burlesque to Sondheim, Mordeen careens readers through the drama and development of such iconic shows as Oklahoma! and the Wizard of Oz.