This expansive series takes a deep look into contemporary theatre repertoire for singers, spanning the 1980s to the 1990s and into the new century. Some songs in these collections have never before appeared in print. Approximately 35-40 selections per volume represent the most interesting choices for singers from a wide variety of Broadway, Off-Broadway and London shows. The most famous hit shows are represented, of course, including Aida, Beauty and the Beast, The Full Monty, Jekyll & Hyde, The Lion King, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, The Producers, and Sunset Boulevard. Wonderful, strong songs are included from shows such as A Class Act, Elegies for Angels, Punks & Raging Queens, Floyd Collins, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, Martin Guerre, Parade, Ruthless, Side Show, Songs for a New World, and The Wild Party. Every auditioning singer will find plenty of intriguing possibilities. ©2004, 264 pages.