By Stephen Citron
The 1st in-depth biography of the prestigious composer/lyricist who created hi, Dolly!, Mame, and l. a. Cage aux FollesThis revealing and complete e-book tells the complete tale of Jerry Herman’s lifestyles and profession, from his early paintings in cabaret to his fresh compositions for level, reveal, and television.Stephen Citron attracts on huge open-ended interviews with Jerry Herman in addition to with rankings of his theatrical colleagues, collaborators, and shut associates. The ensuing book—which sheds new mild on every one of Herman’s musicals and their scores—abounds in attention-grabbing anecdotes and behind-the-scenes information about the area of musical theater. Readers will discover a sharply drawn portrait of Herman’s inner most lifestyles and his inventive abilities. Citron’s insights into Herman’s tune and lyrics, together with voluminous examples from each one of his musicals, are as instructive as they're edifying and entertaining.Stephen Citron is celebrated for laying off clean gentle at the American musical theater and the artists who inhabit it. His prior books contain Songwriting, The Musical from the interior Out, and biographies of No?l Coward, Cole Porter, Alan Jay Lerner, Oscar Hammerstein 2d, Stephen Sondheim, and Andrew Lloyd Webber.