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    • When Broadway Was the Runway

    • Theater, Fashion, and American Culture
    • By: Marlis Schweitzer
    • Narrated by: Laura Faye Smith
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Broadway Was the Runway explores the central and largely unacknowledged role of commercial Broadway theater in the birth of modern American fashion and consumer culture. Long before Hollywood's red carpet spectacles, Broadway theater introduced American women to the latest styles. At the beginning of the 20th century, theater impresarios captured the imagination of their largely female patrons by transforming the stage into a glorious site of consumer spectacle.

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