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Curry, Tim[othy James] (1946– )

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 226 words.

(1946– ).

Stage, television, and film performer. A gaunt, mesmerizing character actor of British and American films and

Treacher, Arthur (1894–1975)

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 211 words.

(1894–1975).

Film, stage, and television performer. The quint-essential British butler in many Hollywood films, the

John, Elton (1947– )

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 251 words.

(1947– ).

Stage and film composer, musician, and performer. Perhaps the most durable British rock star

Slipper and the Rose, The

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 201 words.

(Paradine/Universal 1976). A charming, beautifully filmed musical version of the Cinderella story, the British film offers few surprises but

Lynne, Gillian (1926– )

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 245 words.

(1926– ).

Stage and film choreographer. One of Great Britain's most applauded choreographers, her work has been visible

Holloway, Stanley (1890–1982)

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 160 words.

(1890–1982).

Stage, film, and television performer. A raucous character actor from Great Britain, he made only a

Hytner, Nicholas (1956– )

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 217 words.

(1956– ).

Stage and film director and producer. A remarkably versatile British director–manager whose handful of Broadway productions

Beatles, The

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 139 words.

Film performers, musicians, and songwriters. The most influential rock group of the twentieth century, the British foursome and their songs

Bricusse, Leslie (1931– )

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 172 words.

(1931– ).

Stage, film, and television composer and lyricist. A successful songwriter of the British and American stages,

Brisson [Pederson], Carl (1895–1958)

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 136 words.

(1895–1958).

Film performer. With his dapper smile and Continental air, the British song and dance man was

Clark, Petula (1932– )

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 227 words.

(1932– ).

Film, television, and stage performer. A British pop singer of the 1960s, the chipper, wholesome singer

Crawford, Michael (1942– )

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 261 words.

(1942– ).

Stage, television, and film performer. A popular British actor–singer on the Broadway and West End stage,

Freeland, Thornton (1898–1987)

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 135 words.

(1898–1987).

Film director. Working both in America and in Great Britain, he helmed a number of light

Gingold, Hermione (1897–1987)

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 225 words.

(1897–1987).

Stage and film performer. A haughty, raffish British comedienne with a piercing throaty voice, her unique

Nunn, Trevor (1940– )

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 239 words.

(1940– ).

Stage and film director and producer. An outstanding British director, he is equally proficient at staging

Owen, [John] Reginald (1887–1972)

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 220 words.

(1887–1972).

Stage and film performer. The adaptable British actor was a familiar figure on Broadway and the

Parker, Alan (1944– )

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 101 words.

(1944– ).

Film director. The British director who works on both sides of the Atlantic, he has helmed

Rice, Tim[othy Miles Bindon] (1944– )

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 173 words.

(1944– ).

Stage and film lyricist. An extremely popular songwriter, the British lyricist seems to find success with

Webber, Andrew Lloyd (1948– )

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 324 words.

(1948– ).

Stage and film composer and producer. The phenomenally successful British composer with plenty of stage hits

Wheeler, Hugh (1916–1987)

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 189 words.

(1916–1987).

Stage, television, and film writer. The British novelist, playwright, and screenwriter wrote a half-dozen