Sweat, Tears, and Jazz Hands: The Official History of Show by Mike Weaver,Colleen Hart

By Mike Weaver,Colleen Hart

(Book). that includes greater than a hundred aggressive convey choirs from round the usa in pictures, quotations, and tales, this edutainment-style ebook information the popular culture and theater affects that, over the years, equipped this distinctive leisure style into the mecca of track fanatics that it truly is at the present time. learn real-life money owed of exhibit choir performers, administrators, and choreographers. capture a glimpse right into a as soon as essentially unknown society of "swing choirs." notice what P. T. Barnum, Bob Fosse, speakeasies, cigarette businesses, the modern day blender, and girl Gaga all need to do with this glitter-drenched neighborhood of singers and dancers. Take a step past the hit exhibit Glee and find out about the genuine drama, the labor, the sweat, and the tears. discover what it takes to construct an award-winning festival set; the branding, the budgets, the tactic and the functionality. Meet the characters. research the lingo. Fall in love with exhibit choirs.

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