Title : Sex Drugs Rock Roll and Musicals
Format : Paperback
Pages : 280 pages
Publisher : Scott Miller
Language : English
ISBN : 9781555537432

Eager to respond to the concerns and tastes of the increasingly influential baby boomer generation musical theater in the late 1960s began to embrace formerly taboo subjects including the triumvirate of postwar social change sex drugs and rock roll Sex Drugs Rock Roll and Musicals shows how American culture has changed over the twentieth century from the Roaring Twenties The Wild Party to the cultural chaos of the '50s Grease and the sexual revolution of the '60s Hair and '70s Rocky Horror to the rebirth of the art form in the '90s Bat Boy and up to the present exploring where we've been and where we might be heading This is a celebration of the counter culture taking center stage in the most American of performing arts and changing it forever