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By Eddie Shapiro

In Nothing Like a Dame, theater journalist Eddie Shapiro opens a jewellery field jam-packed with glittering surprises, via in-depth conversations with twenty prime ladies of Broadway. He conscientiously chosen Tony Award-winning stars who've spent the vast majority of their careers in theater, leaving apart those that have moved on or sometimes drop again in. the ladies he interviewed spent unending hours with him, discussing their careers, delivering insights into the long-lasting indicates, alterations on Broadway over the past century, and the artwork (and thrill) of taking the degree evening after evening. Chita Rivera describes the event of starring in musicals in all the final seven many years; Audra McDonald supplies her techniques at the paintings that went into the 5 Tony Awards she received prior to turning 41; and Carol Channing displays on how she has revisited a similar starring function iteration after iteration, and its results on her profession. right here too is Sutton Foster, who contemplates her breakout luck in an age while stars operating predominately in theater are more and more infrequent. each one of those conversations is guided through Shapiro's specialist wisdom of those women's careers, Broadway lore, and the main points of recognized (and notorious) musicals. He additionally comprises dozens of images of those avid gamers of their best-known roles.

This interesting assortment finds the creative genius and human adventure of the ladies who've made Broadway musicals extra well known than ever -- a needs to for someone who loves the theater.

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