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Not bad for Delancey Street

Mark Cohen

Not bad for Delancey Street

the rise of Billy Rose

by Mark Cohen

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theatrical producers and directors,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMark Cohen
    SeriesBrandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life, Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2287.R756 C55 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 316 pages
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26974441M
    ISBN 101611688906
    ISBN 109781611688900
    LC Control Number2018017992
    OCLC/WorldCa1030394221

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      It was a banner year for biographies. In “Not Bad for Delancey Street: The Rise of Billy Rose,” Mark Cohen makes a strong (and entertaining) case for songwriter, impresario and philanthropist (and husband to Fanny Brice) Billy Rose as an early 20 th century Renaissance man deserving of our attention. Marc Cohens Not Bad for Delancey Street: The Rise of Billy Rose is the first biography in fifty years of the producer, Worlds Fair impresario, songwriter, nightclub and theater owner, syndicated columnist, art collector, tough guy, and philanthropist, and the first to tell the whole story of Roses life.

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“He's a smart little goose.” Not Bad for Delancey Street: The Rise of Billy Rose is the first biography in fifty years of the producer, World’s Fair impresario, songwriter, nightclub and theater owner, syndicated columnist, art collector, tough guy, and philanthropist, and the first to tell the whole story of Rose’s life.

Not Bad for Delancey Street: The Rise of Billy Rose "A richly detailed, painstakingly researched, and highly absorbing critical biography of the great theater and music impresario Billy Rose." — Noah Isenberg, Los Angeles Times -bestselling author of We'll Always Have Casablanca.

MARK COHEN is the author of Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman and of two previous books. His articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, New York Newsday, the Daily News, American Jewish History, Forward, the Chronicl. A positive rating based on 3 book reviews for Not Bad for Delancey Street: The Rise of Billy Rose by Mark Cohen.

Not Bad for Delancey Street: The Rise of Billy Rose is the first biography in fifty years of the producer, World's Fair impresario, songwriter, nightclub and theater owner, syndicated columnist, art collector, tough guy, and philanthropist, and the first to tell the whole story of Rose's life.

Book AuthorNot Bad for Delancey Street: The Rise of Billy Rose (Brandeis U. Press, ) – Present less than a year "Cohen—author of Overweight Sensation, a biography of s comedian Allan Sherman—moves from the fringes of the entertainment world to the center of the action with a biography of show business legend Billy Rose, a songwriter, Title: Author and Speaker.

Writing. Not Bad for Delancey Street: The Rise of Billy Rose is the first biography in fifty years of the producer, World\'s Fair impresario, songwriter, nightclub and theater owner, syndicated columnist, art collector, tough guy, and philanthropist, and the.

Not Bad for Delancey Street Mark Cohen Published by Brandeis University Press Cohen, Mark. Not Bad for Delancey Street: The Rise of Billy Rose. Brandeis University Press, ‘Not Bad for Delancey Street’ Review: No Theater Was Big Enough The showman Billy Rose has been called ruthless, a cheat, a finagler, a fame hound, a social agitator—and a “songwriter’s.

In Not Bad for Delancey Street, Bil­ly Rose emerges as a cul­tur­al war­rior who knew how to enter­tain the mass­es, and as a cham­pi­on of Jew­ish con­ti­nu­ity and Zion­ism.

Cohen man­ages to cap­ture Rose’s life both con­cise­ly and com­pre­hen­sive­ly — no easy feat. After loving Molly Wizenberg's A Homemade Life, I opened to the first page of Delancey with high expectations. Yet about halfway through the memoir, disappointment crept in.

Wizenberg's writing style had not changed, nor had the format of her memoir (short story followed by a recipe)--two elements that I enjoyed in A Homemade the depth of feeling had/5.

What Zeesie Saw on Delancey Street book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Zeesie feels very grown-up indeed. For on this ni /5. Not Bad for Delancey Street: The Rise of Billy Rose, America's Great Jewish Impresario review in Publishers Weekly Cohen ably describes Rose's mind-bending shows and productions and also chronicles his efforts to aid European Jews caught up in the vortex of WWII and to support the newly created Israeli government by, among other things, helping .Delancey Street is the country's leading residential self-help organization for former substance abusers, ex-convicts, homeless and others who have hit bottom.

Started in with 4 people in a San Francisco apartment, Delancey Street has served many thousands of residents, in 5 locations throughout the United States.Author Mark Cohen will discuss his new book Not Bad for Delancey Street: The Rise of Billy Rose. The book is about the life of the great American Jewish impresario Billy Rose, for whom the Library's theatre division is named after.

Billy Rose was an American impresario, theatrical showman and lyricist.