A Critical Quotebook of the Golden Era of the Musical Theatre, Oklahoma! (1943) to Fiddler on the Roof (1964)
This is an an assemblage of first-night reviews from a variety of theatre critics, including Brooks Atkinson and Walter Kerr, on shows such as Brigadoon, Peter Pan and West Side Story. Over 300 musicals are described, and credits are provided for each. Each show's initial critical reception is gauged, and the financial profits or losses calculated.