Books on Broadway Musicals, Personalities, and Staging:

J 780.92 LAZ Leonard Bernstein : in love with music by Caroline Evensen Lazo
J 780.92 REE George Gershwin: American Composer by Catherine Reef
782.107 PER The Complete Phantom of the Opera by George Perry
J 782.14 FRA Disney's Beauty and the Beast : a celebration of the Broadway musical by Donald Frantz
782.14 GAN Ganzl's Book of the Broadway Musical by Kurt Gänzl
782.140922 CIT Sondheim and Lloyd-Webber : the new musical by Stephen Citron
782.140922 MOR Rodgers & Hammerstein by Ethan Mordden
782.81 ALT The making of a musical: Fiddler on the roof by Richard Altman
782.81 CAT Cats : the book of the musical : based on Old Possum's book of practical cats by T.S. Eliot by Andrew Lloyd Webber
782.81 MER Merman: an Autobiography by Ethel Merman
J 782.8107 POW Behind the scenes of a Broadway musical by Bill Powers
782.810922 GRE The Rodgers and Hammerstein story by Stanley Green
J 791.436 STA Movie Musicals by Andrea Staskowski
791.4372 CON Frenchy's Grease Scrapbook by Didi Conn
791.4372 LEH West Side Story by Ernest Lehman
B Cohan George M. Cohan: The Man Who Owned Broadway by John McCabe
B Kern Jerome Kern: A Biography by Michael Freedland

Additions to list based on additional teacher list sent 11/15/07:
782.1 ALP The Life and Times of Porgy and Bess by Hollis Alpert
782.14 BEH The Story of Miss Saigon by Edward Behr
782.14 WIL OK! The Story of Oklahoma! by Max Wilk
782.140922 LEE The Musical Worlds of Lerner and Loewe by Gene Lees
782.812 SON Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim
791.4372 CON Chicago: The Movie and Lyrics
791.4372 CON Frenchy's Grease Scrapbook by Didi Conn
792.6 STE The Megamusical by Sternfeld
843.7 BEH The Complete Book of Les Miserables by Edward Behr

( Updated 11/19/07 - ljbj)