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On Broadway

From Rent to Revolution

On Broadway( )
Author: Hodges, Drew
Introduction by: Sedaris, David
Foreword by: Kidd, Chip
ISBN:978-0-8478-4824-9
Publication Date:Apr 2016
Publisher:Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

On Broadway is not only filled with never-before-heard backstage stories of 20 years of theatrical productions, it's also the first illustrated book to look at Broadway -- and New York -- through the eyes of SpotCo, the graphic designers who shine city (and nation)-wide spotlights on the Great White Way. An oral history homage to New York, theater-going, and the creative process, from the actors, actresses, and behind-the scenes people who put on a show, it is filled with...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Theater / Regional & National
Art / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.5 x 8.31 x 0.99 Inches
Book Weight:3.14 Pounds
Author Biography
Hodges, Drew (Author)
David Sedaris was born in Binghamton, New York on December 26, 1956, but he grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. Much of Sedaris' humor is autobiographical and self-deprecating, and it often concerns his family life, his middle class upbringing in the suburbs of North Carolina. He graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1987. He is a popular radio commentator, essayist, and short story writer. He held many part-time and odd jobs before getting a job reading excerpts from his diaries on National Public Radio in 1992.

His first collection of essays and short stories, Barrel Fever, was published in 1994. His other works include Naked, Holidays on Ice, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary, Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002), and Calypso. Me Talk Pretty One Day won the Thurber Prize for American Humor in 2001. He has also written several plays with his sister Amy Sedaris including Stump the Host, Stitches, and The Little Frieda Mysteries. In 2014 her title, Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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