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August 23, 1997 | JAN HERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Miles Kreuger, founder of the Institute of the American Musical Inc., is the foremost theater historian of "Show Boat." Among his many Broadway chronicles, Kreuger, 63, wrote "Show Boat: The Story of a Classic American Musical" (Oxford University Press, 1977) about the Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein II collaboration. The Los Angeles-based institute, which celebrates its 25th anniversary Monday, houses a more extensive theater archive than the Library of Congress.
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August 23, 1997 | JAN HERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Miles Kreuger, founder of the Institute of the American Musical Inc., is the foremost theater historian of "Show Boat." Among his many Broadway chronicles, Kreuger, 63, wrote "Show Boat: The Story of a Classic American Musical" (Oxford University Press, 1977) about the Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein II collaboration. The Los Angeles-based institute, which celebrates its 25th anniversary Monday, houses a more extensive theater archive than the Library of Congress.
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July 10, 1990 | RICK VANDERKNYFF
Miles Kreuger was 11, already a seasoned theatergoer of seven years, when he got his first look at "Show Boat" in its 1946 Broadway revival. "I found myself utterly mesmerized by it," Kreuger, now 56, recalls. "Not just because of the beauty of the score--I had seen many other shows that had beautiful scores--but there was something almost mystical in its effect upon me. . . . I couldn't get it out of my mind." That's putting it mildly.
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July 10, 1990 | RICK VANDERKNYFF
Miles Kreuger was 11, already a seasoned theatergoer of seven years, when he got his first look at "Show Boat" in its 1946 Broadway revival. "I found myself utterly mesmerized by it," Kreuger, now 56, recalls. "Not just because of the beauty of the score--I had seen many other shows that had beautiful scores--but there was something almost mystical in its effect upon me. . . . I couldn't get it out of my mind." That's putting it mildly.
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October 30, 1988 | DON HECKMAN
Niggers all work on de Mississippi, niggers all work while de white folks play . . . . Wait a minute. Can that be right? Don't the opening lines of "Show Boat" read "Here we all work . . . etc.?" Well, yes and no. The fact is that the opening lines above are the original lyric, but in the six decades since the musical play by composer Jerome Kern and lyricist/librettist Oscar Hammerstein II opened on Dec.
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October 30, 1988 | DON HECKMAN
Niggers all work on de Mississippi, niggers all work while de white folks play . . . . Wait a minute. Can that be right? Don't the opening lines of "Show Boat" read "Here we all work . . . etc.?" Well, yes and no. The fact is that the opening lines above are the original lyric, but in the six decades since the musical play by composer Jerome Kern and lyricist/librettist Oscar Hammerstein II opened on Dec.
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