Hoofing on Broadway

a history of showdancing by Richard Kislan

Publisher: Prentice Hall Press in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRichard Kislan.
LC ClassificationsGV1623
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21139002M
ISBN 100138094845

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The made-for-TV musical arrives on Broadway. Perfect casting — right down to the chorus — smooth staging and fluid hoofing heals all tonal rifts and revisionist overreaches, before. She banishes him to school to forget about hoofing and become, as Pa envisions it, “a lousy music teacher.” the sensible part of the book of On Your Toes, the musical that implicitly.

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Some of them I worked into. A stage musical based on the movie “Rocky” has proved a hit in Hamburg, Germany. Now its producers hope to bring it to Broadway. Savion Glover (born Novem ) is an American tap dancer, actor, and choreographer. The youngest of three sons, Glover was born to a white father who left the family before he was born and a black mother.

Glover's great grandfather on his mother's side, Dick Lundy, was a Born: Novem (age 45), Newark, New. Hoofing on Broadway by age 16 (and eventually in Ziegfeld’s Follies), Ruby Stevens wasn’t much of a dancer, but she could work, and she could move—even in the chorus, she held the stage.

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After years of hoofing it on Broadway and on the road, Wise, who worked as a personal trainer between gigs, found herself drawn to Taoism. “I finally [had] a language that related to what I’d been trying to figure out my whole life,” she says. At pages, Wise’s book is detailed, containing photographs by Jeff Sanders and graphics Author: Lauren Emily Whalen.