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This edition: Ethan Mordden on his book "Anything Goes"

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 13, 2013.

First aired: October 5, 2013.

Author Ethan Mordden returns to discuss his new book "Anything Goes: A History of American Musical Theatre." Mordden tracks the history of musical theater from John Gay's "The Beggar's Opera" in 1728, through the integrated operettas by Gilbert & Sullivan and Victor Hugo, as well as hybrid Twentieth Century musicals with more serious themes.

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