Idiots, Heathers, and Squips: The New Golden Age of the Musical Theatre

Idiots, Heathers, and Squips: The New Golden Age of the Musical Theatre

by Scott Miller


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With Idiots, Heathers, and Squips, Scott Miller continues his acclaimed and well-loved series of books digging into some of the most original, most interesting musicals ever written. In this volume, Miller takes you on a short but fantastic journey through the first decade and a half of the new millennium, guided by deep dives into eleven of the musicals that represent the astonishing variety and fearlessness of this new Golden Age, including bare, Urinetown, Sweet Smell of Success, Jerry Springer the Opera, Passing Strange, Cry-Baby, Next to Normal, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, American Idiot, Heathers, and Be More Chill, all shows that opened in this new century, presented in chronological order so you can see how our art form is evolving like never before.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798611497135
Publisher: Independently published
Publication date: 02/09/2020
Pages: 344
Sales rank: 529,130
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

As a correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and Reuters news agency, Scott Miller spent nearly two decades in Asia and Europe, reporting from more than twenty-five countries. His articles—covering fields as varied as the Japanese economic collapse, the birth of a single European currency, French culinary traditions, and competitive speed knitting—have also appeared in The Washington Post and the Far Eastern Economic Review, among others. He has been a contributor to CNBC and Britain’s Sky News.

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