Before the Parade Passes by: Gower Champion and the Glorious American Musical

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Before the Parade Passes by: Gower Champion and the Glorious American Musical - Gilvey, John Anthony

During the Golden Age of the Broadway musical, few director-choreographers could infuse a new musical with dance and movement in quite the way Gower Champion could. From his earliest Broadway success with" Bye Bye Birdie" to his triumphant and bittersweet valedictory, " 42nd Street," musicals directed by Champion filled the proscenium with life. ... Read More