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Songbooks, Scores, Lyrics & Librettos

In the Footpring: The Battle Over Atlantic Yards In the Footpring: The Battle Over Atlantic Yards
Steven Cosson
Tells the story of Brooklyn's largest development project in history. The play examines the conflicts that erupted in the case of Atlantic Yards through to their current resolution in an attempt to discover how the fate of the city is decided in present-day New York and what can be learned from this ongoing saga of politics, money and the places we call home. Softcover, 44 pp. $13.99.


Jason Robert Brown, Dan Elish & Robert Horn
One of the most frequently produced new musical of the last decade, 13 is a rollicking musical comedy featuring a cast exclusively made up of teenagers. Softcover, 104 pp. $18.99.

Look, I Made a HatLook, I Made a Hat

Stephen Sondheim
The eagerly anticipated to Sondheim's best-selling, critically acclaimed Finishing The Hat. This volume covers the work done by this essentail artist between 1981 and 2011. In his own words, it is the "collected lyrics with attendant comments, amplifications, dogmas, harangues, digressions, anecdotes, and miscellany". The perfect gift for any musical theatre fan, lover of letters, or for anyone who appreciates genius and wit. Hardcover, 453 pp. $50.00.

Terry Pratchett's The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents Terry Pratchett's The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents
Terry Pratchett & Mike Holmes
Terry Pratchett's Carnegie Medal winning novel for children is now a terrifyingly terrific musica, specially created for schools to perform. It's the story of a streetwise, talking cat in league with a roving band of talking rats whose succesful scam comes unstuck whyn they find something strange going down in the town of Bad Blintz. Includes script, piano/vocal score, and a CD with backing tracks, incidental music, and rehearsal performances of all the songs. Softcover, 44 pp. $52.00.


Joe Iconis
Three wild musical comedies that connect in surprising and dangerous ways. 3M 3F. Softcover, 80 pp. $12.99.



The Book of MormonThe Book of Mormon: The Complete Book and Lyrics of the Broadway Musical

Book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone, foreword by Mark Harris
14 Tony Award nominations! The only official companion book to the new Broadway musical from the creators of South Park and the co-creator of Avenue Q. Features the complete script and song lyrics, with 4-color spot illustrations throughout, an original introduction by the creators. $22.95.

Seven Mozart Librettos

J.D. Clatchy
Includes libretti for Idomeneo, The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro, La Clemenza di Tito, The Abduction from the Seraglia, Cosi Fan Tutti, and Don their original languages and in new English translation. Hardcover, 1167 pp. $62.50.

The Forbidden PhoenixThe Forbidden Phoenix

Marty Chan
Inspired by Chinese opera, The Forebidden Phoenix's lyricism brings us to a world where Chinese parables are woven with the painful history of the immigrant men who suffered to build Canada's railroad in the 1800s. Playwright Marty Chan and composer Robert Walsh create a musical rife with stylized characters, lending itself to a performance brimming with exciting acrobats, slapstick, and martial arts. Softcover, 70 pp. $16.95.

A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration	A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration
Paula Vogel
It's 1864, and Washington D.C. is settling down to the coldest Christmas Eve in years. In the White House, President and Mrs. Lincoln plot their gift-giving. On the banks of the Potomac, a young rebel challenges a Union blacksmith's mercy. In the alleys downtown, an escaped slave loses her daughter just before finding freedom. 7m, 5w (doubling, flexible casting). Softcover, 88 pp. $13.99.

Shine! The Horatio Alger MusicalShine! The Horatio Alger Musical
Richard Seff
A rags-to-riches musical for the whole family. From peniless boot black to budding Wall Street entrepeneur, Ragged Dick comes across schemers, villains, benefactors and whole world of colourful characters in 1870s New York. 13m, 6f. Softcover, 115 pp. $11.99.

The Bomb-itty of ErrorsThe Bomb-itty of Errors
Various authors
The Bomb-itty of Errors is an Ad-Rap-Tation, hip-hop theatre retelling of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. It was nominated for Best Lyrics at the Drama Desk Awards, nominated for Outer Critics Circle Awards, and received the Jefferson Award in Chicago and the Grand Jury Prize at the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. 4m. Softcover, 89 pp. $11.99.

One Night a WeekOne Night a Week
Richard Harris, Mary Stewart-David & Denis King
This heart-warming, toe-tapping musical chronicles several months in the life of a beginners tap dancing class set in the gym of an old YMCA community centre in the suburbs. 1m, 9f . Softcover, 131 pp. $11.99.


Too Old for the Chorus, But Not Too Old to Be a StarToo Old for the Chorus, But Not Too Old to Be a Star
Marie Cain, Mark Winkler & Shelley Markham
This is a smart, funny musical revue about men and women who find themselves suddenly 50! Set in their neighborhood retro coffee shop, five characters express, over 18 musical numbers, the gamut of their frustrations and joys. 3m, 2f . Softcover, 60 pp. $11.99.

Finishing the HatFinishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics (1954 - 1981) with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes

Stephen Sondheim
This promises to give the reader a rare unparralleled insight into the art, life and times of one of the geniuses of the modern American musical theatre. Rich with history, personal insights and intimate details, Sondheim discusses his relationship with his mentor Oscar Hammerstein II and his collaborations with legends like Bernstein, Laurents, Rodgers, Prince, Mary Martin, Angela Lansbury, Ethel Merman and countless others. All this and the lyrics for all his productions from 1954 - 81. Cloth, $46.00.

A 1940s Radio Christmas CarolA 1940s Radio Christmas Carol
Walton Jones
It's Christmas Eve, 1943, and the Feddington Players are now broadcasting from a hole-in-the-wall studio in Newark, New Jersey, and set to present their contemporary "take" on Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Seamlessly combining drama and comedy, heartbreak and hope, A 1940s Christmas Carol will sing it's way into your heart. Softcover, 107 pp. $11.99.

Little Green Men	Little Green Men
Scott Martin
While on a camping trip in 1938, several children and their adult counselors are riveted by Orson Welles' infamous War of the Worlds radio broadcast. This hilarious, family-friendly musical recreates the innocent fun and slapstick humour of the wise-cracking, high-spirited film comedies of the late 1930s, complete with spooky campfires, ghostly shadows, hair-raising Halloween surprises and the scariest radio play of all time that nearly fooled the whole nation. 4m, 5f, plus 2m and 2f children. Softcover, 80 pp. $11.99.

Reunion Reunion
Jack Kyrieleison
A moving musical narrative of the American Civil War, told in the words of the very diverse men and women who sided with the Union. Presented as a musical entertainment years after the events by the rag-tag company of actor Harry Hawk, the man who stood alone on stage when Lincoln was shot by Booth. Softcover, 110 pp. $12.99.

Next to NormalNext to Normal
Brian Yorkey
Next to Normal is a contemporary musical that explores how one suburban household copes with crisis. With provocative lyrics and an electrifying score of more than thirty original songs, Next to Normal shows how far two parents will go to keep themselves sane and their family's world intact. Softcover, 104 pp. $19.95.

Happy Days: A New Musical	Happy Days: A New Musical
Garry Marshall & Paul Williams
The famed drive-in malt shop and number one hangout, Arnold's, is in danger of demolition. So the gang teams up to save it with a dance contest and a TV-worthy wrestling match. Even Pinky Tuscadero, Fonzie's childhood sweetheart, returns to help and -- lo and behold! -- they rekindle their old flame. Based on the hit Paramount Pictures television series. Softcover, 97 pp. $12.99.


Sheet music and lyrics from the hit FOX television show. Softcover, 117 pp. $16.99.

Oklahoma! Oklahoma!

Richard Rogers & Oscar Hammerstein
Rodgers & Hammerstein's first collaboration remains, in many ways, their most innovative, having set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed today. Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colourful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. Softcover,132 pp. $16.99.

Passing Strange Passing Strange
Stew and Heidi Rodenwald
Passing Strange is the story of a young musician who travels to Amsterdam and Berlin to find "the real" after being raised in a chuchgoing middle-class Los Angeles neighborhood. The show was nominated for seven Tony Awards, winning the 2008 Tony for Best Book of a Musical. It also won the Drama Desk Award and the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical, as well as the 2008 Obie Award for Best New American Theatre Piece. Softcover, 101 pp. $16.95.

Shrek: The MusicalShrek: The Musical
David Lindsay-Abaire
Sheet music, lyrics, and full colour photos from the hit Broadway musical. Softcover, 188 pp. $22.99.

The Sound of MusicThe Sound of Music
Richard Rodgers
When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval captain, and they marry. Upon returning from their honeymoon, they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the captain's immediate service in their navy. The family's narrow escape over the mountains in Switzerland on the eve of World War II provides one of the most thrilling and inspirational finales ever presented in the theatre. Softcover, 149 pp. $16.99.

A Tale of Two Cities: A MusicalA Tale of Two Cities: A Musical
Jill Santoriello
Two men in love with the same woman. Two cities swept up in revolution. One last chance for a man to redeem his wasted life and change the world. Based on Charles Dickens' masterpiece, A Tale of Two Cities is a musical that focuses on the love triangle between young beauty Lucie Manette, French aristocrat Charles Darnay and drunken English cynic Sydney Carton -- all caught in the clutches of the bloody French Revolution. 7m, 3f, 1 little girl, 9 featured ensemble roles / multiple sets. Softcover, $12.99.

Anne & Gilbert: A MusicalAnne & Gilbert: A Musical

Jeff Hochhauser, Bob Johnston & Nancy White
Based on the sequel novels to Anne of Green Gables, this new Canadian musical continues the story of Anne Shirley's life. Set in the village of Avonlea and the Redmond College in Halifax, Anne and Gilbert follows Anne's journey to young adulthood and her romance with high school academic rival, Gilbert Blythe. Softcover, 113 pp. $12.99.

Ira Gershwin: Selected Lyrics
Robert Kimball
Heartfelt, high-spirited, sparkling with vernacular eloquence, the lyrics of Ira Gershwin defined the spirit of an era and have lived on as part of the American tradition. In his classic collaboration with his brother George and in his later songs, Ira distilled ordinary American speech into indelible verse. Here are more than 80 lyrics embodying his wit, romance, and dazzling virtuosity. Hardcover, 169 pp. $25.00.

The People vs. Friar LaurenceThe People vs. Friar Laurence: The Man Who Killed Romeo and Juliet

Ron West
This hilarious musical comedy follows the exploits of Friar Laurence as he desperately tries to prove that he is innocent of the murders of history's greatest lovers. 6m, 3f. Softcover, 130 pp. $11.99.

The Midnight Ride of Paul RevereThe Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

Stephen Sislen & Ron H. Winters
From the halls of British Parliament, to the port of Boston and the "Tea Party" protest, to the Boston Massacre and the dangerous thrill of Revere's now legendary ride, this new musical makes American history accessible and exciting through a unique combination of music, drama and humour. The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere tells the inspirational, universal story of how ordinary people can make a difference. Softcover, 61 pp. $12.99.

Polyester: The MusicalPolyester: The Musical
Phil Olson
Full of songs and spectacle, this musical tells the story of The Synchronistics, an over-the-hill, ABBA wannabe group that re-unites after 20 years to perform at a public access TV telethon. Softcover, 83 pp. $12.99.


The Kids Left. The Dog Died. Now What? Carole Caplan-LonnerThe Kids Left. The Dog Died. Now What?
Carole Caplan-Lonner
This is an entertaining musical comedy that salutes those struggling with divorce on their hands, gravity on their bodies, grandchildren on their self-images and the dating scene on their egos. Entertaining, no matter if you identify with the varied mid-life crises or not. Softcover, 85 pp. $12.99.

The Authentic Gilbert & Sullivan SongbookThe Authentic Gilbert & Sullivan Songbook

Gilbert & Sullivan
Amusing, whimsical, and wonderfully high-spirited, this collection of 92 songs includes selections from all of the Gilbert & Sullivan operas. The songs have been reproduced as Sullivan meant them to be. All the numbers in this collection -- solos, choruses, patter songs, ballads, etc. -- are presented uncut and unedited, in their original keys, and in piano arrangements authorized by Sullivan himself. Softcover, 399 pp. $33.95.

The Complete Lyrics of Johnny MercerThe Complete Lyrics of Johnny Mercer

Edited by Robert Kimball et al
Someday, Old dream maker, You Heart Breaker, Wherever you're goin', I'm goin' your way... Winning four Academy Awards (and nominated for 18!), Johnny Mercer established himself as one of the elite songwriter's of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Collected in this beautiful volume are the texts to more than 1,200 of Mercer's timeless lyrics, including Moon River, Jeepers Creepers, and countless other favourites. Hardcover, 465 pp. $79.00.

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Loving RepeatingLoving Repeating
Frank Galati
Loving Repeating brings Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas to the stage in song through a series of vignettes that encapsulate the joy and passion of Stein's life and work and the tenderness of a lesbian romance. In the libretto, Frank Galati uses Stein's own words to illustrate her ideas about language and human nature, beginning with her reflections on how her art evolved from a youthful fascination with the repitition of human behaviour. Softcover, $20.50.

Contemporary Broadway Comedy SongsContemporary Broadway Comedy Songs
Various authors
30 humourous Broadway showtunes, completely transcribed for voice, piano, and guitar. Included are selections from: Avenue Q, The Drowsy Chaperone, Hairspray, The Lion King, Monty Python's Spamalot, The Producers, and several other hit shows. Softcover, $17.99.

Andrew Lloyd Webber for Singers: Women's EditionAndrew Lloyd Webber for Singers: Women's Edition
Andrew Lloyd Webber
A collection of 30 incredible songs from Aspects of Love, Cats, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Phantom of the Opera, Song & Dance, Starlight Express, Sunset Boulevard, and Whistle Down the Wind. Softcover, $19.99. Also available: Men's Edition.

In The HeightsIn The Heights

Lin-Manuel Miranda
Vocal selections from the Tony Award-winning musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Softcover, 166 pp. $22.95.

Ug, The Caveman MusicalUg, The Caveman Musical

Jim Geoghan
Ug and his feisty tribe of Neanderthals are feasting on a tasty dinner of wild boar when he decides to tell one of his many feats of bravery by reenacting the event. Without knowing it, Ug has invented theatre. So gripping and lifelike is this new form of entertainment, that the tribe decides to stage the performance for a rival group; however, rehearsals and creative differences cause nothing but friction. It seems that the problems that face theatre artists of today, have roots that go way back. 6M, 2W. Softcover, 69 pp. $10.99.

Spring AwakeningSpring Awakening
Frank Wedekind, Steven Sater & Duncan Sheik
In their dynamic re-imagining of Spring Awakening, Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik have created a groundbreaking rock musical about adolescent love, the trials of puberty and the friendships that young people build in the face of an uncomprehending world. Inspired by Frank Wedekind's once-banned and still provocative German play from 1891, this Spring Awakening holds up a mirror to our own time, and has become the must-see musical of a new generation. Softcover, 94 pp. $15.95.

Grey GardensGrey Gardens: The Complete Book and Lyrics
Doug Wright, Michael Korie, Scott Frankel
Based on the Maysle Bros. 1975 film about the eccentric Beales who languished in an East Hampton manor, this touching and heart wrenching musical examines the dysfunctional relationship between mother and daughter. Softcover. $20.95.

The Complete Lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein IIThe Complete Lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein II

Oscar Hammerstein
Collected for the first time are the complete lyrics of one of the most prolific song writer's in the history of American musical theatre. From every "beautiful mornin'" to "some enchanted evening," the songs of Oscar Hammerstein II are part of our daily lives, his words part of a nation's fabric. Hardcover, 425 pp. $75.00.

The Drowsy Chaperone: Piano/Vocal SelectionsThe Drowsy Chaperone: Piano/Vocal Selections
Lisa Lambert & Greg Morrison
These piano and vocal selections from the hit musical The Drowsy Chaperone include such musical numbers as Cold Feets, Show Off, As We Stumble Along, Toledo Surprise, and I Am Aldolpho. Softcover, 76 pp. $19.95.

See What I Wanna SeeSee What I Wanna See
Michael John LaChiusa
See What I Wanna See, a musical about lust, greed, murder, faith and redemption, was named by New York Magazine as one of the Best Musicals of 2005 and nominated for nine Drama Desk Awards, including Best Musical. It is based on three short stories by the Japanese writer Ryunsuke Akutagawa and unfolds like a classical Japanese screen painting. Softcover, 61 pp. $11.99.

The Happy Prince: The MusicalThe Happy Prince: The Musical

Karen Dooley & David Perkins
A touching musical based on the well-loved story by Oscar Wilde...the golden statue of the Happy Prince stands high above the city looking down on the misery and poverty beneath him. Desperate to bring hope and happiness to the poor people, he asks a swallow to distribute his gold and jewels to them. The generosity of the Happy Prince and the courage of the swallow help to overcome the greed of the powerful mayor and we are shown that the most precious things in like are often the least obvious. Softcover, 77 pp. $11.99.

Field of StarsField of Stars: Songs of the Canadian Musical Theatre
Volume 1 ed Jim Betts
This compilation spans 52 years of Canadian musical theatre. It includes the sheet music for 17 songs from these hit show, a CD of the piano/vocal performances of each song, and a bonus CD of the individual piano accompaniments. Among the shows included are Pelagie, Eight to the Bar, House of Martin Guerre, Billy Bishop Goes to War, Dracula: A Chamber Musical.  Coil Bound, 2 CD's. $41.95.

Billy Elliot: The MusicalBilly Elliot: The Musical
Chris Harvey
Every track from the Olivier-Award winning hit musical Billy Elliot. Arranged for piano, voice and guitar, complete with full lyrics. Softcover, 102 pp. $37.95.


The Complete Gilbert and SullivanThe Complete Gilbert and Sullivan
Ed Glinert
Gilbert and Sullivan's operas are some of the world's best-loved musical works, delighting audiences with their joyous wit, topsy-turvy logic and extravagant wordplay. This glorious treasury is the definitive annotated edition of all fourteen of the Savoy Operas. Also containing original illustrations from Gilbert's Bab Ballads, as well as extensive notes for every work, this ultimate Gilbert and Sullivan collection will delight all devotees of the incomparable duo. Hardcover, 866 pp. $55.00.

Contemporary BroadwayContemporary Broadway
Revised Edition
This stunning collection of songs from hit Broadway musicals includes selections from 25 shows and revivals including, Avenue Q, The Boy From Oz, Chicago, Hairspray, The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, The Producers, and Wicked. Softcover, 272 pp. $24.95.

The Light in the PiazzaThe Light in the Piazza
Adam Guettel
"Statues and Stories", "The Beauty Is", "Il Mondo Era Vuoto", "Passeggiata", "Dividing Day", "Say it Somehow", "The Light in the Piazza", "Let's Walk", "Love to Me", and "Fable": here are the songs from the multiple Tony award-winning musical sensation. Softcover, 95 pp. $23.95.

Monty Python's SpamalotMonty Python's Spamalot
Eric Idle
Colour photographs and all of the songs from the 2005 Tony Award-winning musical based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Softcover, 84 pp. $23.95.

Avenue Q - The MusicalAvenue Q - The Musical
Robert Lopez & Jeff Mary
Winner of 3 2004 Tony Awards, Avenue Q - The Musical is a cross between The Muppets and South Park. Relive the hilarious lyrics and irresistable music with this collection of piano/vocal selections. Softcover, 159 pp. $25.95.

Wicked: The Grimmerie	Wicked: The Grimmerie
David Cote
This is the behind-the-scenes story of the hit that has captivated Broadway, and now the nation. Designed to resemble the ancient book of spells that changes Ozian history, Wicked: The Grimmerie includes profiles of the cast and creative team, the complete illustrated lyrics to all the songs, and more than 200 full-colour photographs. This is a must have for Wicked fans of all ages. Hardcover, 191 pp. $54.00.

Dirty Rotten ScoundrelsDirty Rotten Scoundrels
David Yazbek
Vocal selections and sheet music from the multi-Tony Award-nominated musical. Softcover, 119 pp. $23.95.


Essential Songs: Broadway Essential Songs: Broadway
A complete selection of Broadway favourites including over 90 songs from the greatest shows in musical theatre. Each song is arranged in Piano/Vocal/Guitar format. Included are songs from Chicago, Guys and Dolls, Urinetown, Camelot, South Pacific, The Phantom of the Opera, Rent, Annie, Cats, Paint Your Wagon, and dozens of others! Softcover, 400 pp. $32.95.

Jerry Herman: The LyricsJerry Herman: The Lyrics A Celebration

Jerry Herman and Ken Bloom
For fans of Broadway theatre, and of Jerry Herman's works, this book will be a treasure. Inside you'll find all of the lyrics to Herman's much-loved songs along with rare production photographs from all of his shows. And, as an added bonus, this book includes an CD of Michael Feinstein performing Herman's favorite songs. Hardcover, 241 pp. $61.95.

The New American MusicalThe New American Musical: An Anthology From The End Of The Century
Wiley Hausam
This anthology collects the groundbreaking musicals, Floyd Collins, Rent, Parade, and The Wild Party. Together these works represent a new generation of composers, lyricists and librettists who have extended and transformed the serious musical. A must-have collection. Softcover, 448 pp. $28.95.

The Lyrics of Noel CowardThe Lyrics of Noel Coward
Noel Coward
This selection of Noel Coward's lyrics brings together over 250 classics, including Mad Dogs and Englishmen, Mrs. Worthington, Don't Let's be Beastly to the Germans and Mad About the Boy. The lyrics are arranged chronologically and grouped by show. Also included are notes and an introduction by the Master himself. Softcover, 418 pp. $24.95.

tick, tick . . . Boom!tick, tick . . . Boom!
Jonathan Larson
A collection of songs (sheet music and lyrics) from the musical tick, tick . . . Boom! Softcover, 126 pp. $23.95.


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