Life is like a musical [electronic resource] : How to Live, Love, and Lead Like a Star. Tim Federle.

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    • Publication Information:
      Unabridged.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: From the author of the hit cocktail books Tequila Mockingbird and Gone with the Gin comes a guide to getting ahead in life, love, and leadership-Broadway style! Before Tim Federle became a beloved author (his award-winning novels include Better Nate Than Ever, which Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda declared as "highly recommended" in the New York Times), Tim worked in the showbiz trenches as a Christina Aguilera back-up dancer, Radio City Polar bear, and card-carrying chorus boy on Broadway. Along the way, he discovered that the hard-earned lessons he was learning onstage could be applied to his life, too. Life is Like a Musical features 50 tips and anecdotes, with chapters such as "Let Someone Else Take a Bow," "Dance Like Everyone's Watching," and "Save the Drama for the Stage." This charming and clever guide will appeal to all ages and inspire readers to remember that they're the stars of their own life story.
    • Notes:
      Narrator: Tim Federle.
    • Notes:
      Unabridged.
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    • ISBN:
      9781478997719 (sound recording)
    • Accession Number:
      fay.600696
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    • ABNT:
      FEDERLE, T.; FEDERLE, T. Life is like a musical. [electronic resource] : How to Live, Love, and Lead Like a Star. [s. l.]: Running Press, 2017. ISBN 9781478997719. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.600696. Acesso em: 28 jan. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Federle T, Federle T. Life Is like a Musical. [Electronic Resource] : How to Live, Love, and Lead Like a Star. Running Press; 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.600696. Accessed January 28, 2020.
    • APA:
      Federle, T., & Federle, T. (2017). Life is like a musical. [electronic resource] : How to Live, Love, and Lead Like a Star. Running Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.600696
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Federle, Tim, and Tim Federle. 2017. Life Is like a Musical. [Electronic Resource] : How to Live, Love, and Lead Like a Star. Running Press. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.600696.
    • Harvard:
      Federle, T. and Federle, T. (2017) Life is like a musical. [electronic resource] : How to Live, Love, and Lead Like a Star. Running Press. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.600696 (Accessed: 28 January 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Federle, T & Federle, T 2017, Life is like a musical. [electronic resource] : How to Live, Love, and Lead Like a Star, Running Press, viewed 28 January 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Federle, Tim, and Tim Federle. Life Is like a Musical. [Electronic Resource] : How to Live, Love, and Lead Like a Star. Running Press, 2017. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.600696.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Federle, Tim, and Tim Federle. Life Is like a Musical. [Electronic Resource] : How to Live, Love, and Lead Like a Star. Running Press, 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.600696.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Federle T, Federle T. Life is like a musical. [electronic resource] : How to Live, Love, and Lead Like a Star [Internet]. Running Press; 2017 [cited 2020 Jan 28]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.600696

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2017 September #2

With tongue-in-cheek cocktail books, a middle-grade series, an acclaimed YA novel, and a Broadway show to his name, Federle has proven himself to be a veritable chameleon of a writer. Now he offers up a self-help guide by way of Broadway. In 50 bite-sized chapters, he doles out life lessons and little wisdoms gleaned from his years in the theater, sparkling with the trademark cheeky wit so evident in his Twitter account. A dancer-turned-writer, he has plenty of material, all of it theater-inspired. There aren't any sections here, but most of the advice can be applied to a number of situations. "Forget your Résumé. Polish Your Reputation" addresses how attitude and comportment are often more valuable than experience. "Clap Loudest for the Understudies" stresses the importance of recognizing the underappreciated, who are often the hardest workers, and "Forgive Yourself for a Bad Performance" reminds us to keep going after a mistake. Theater lovers will enjoy the peek behind the curtain of the industry, but this is valuable advice for all. Copyright 2017 Booklist Reviews.

PW Reviews 2017 August #2

Federle (Tequila Mockingbird) draws on his experience as a Broadway dancer in this delightful handbook of "hard-won showbiz lessons" that can be applied to all aspects of life and contribute to helping readers build more successful futures. Presenting advice "borrowed from Broadway" in a series of 50 witty vignettes, Federle aims to inspire readers to make any changes they may be seeking, whether these changes are in service to getting a better job, a healthier relationship, or simply a greater sense of satisfaction. Each chapter references a situation Federle encountered in the theater—with titles such as "Value Courage Over Confidence," "Be a Good Scene Partner," and "Rehearse Under Emergency Conditions"—and relates these situations to everyday experiences. His advice includes "envision a destination for yourself" and "start doing things that feel significant and meaningful to you." The result is an intuitive guide that puts life into perspective in humorous and entertaining fashion. Agent: Brenda Bowen, Greenburger Associates. (Oct.)

Copyright 2017 Publishers Weekly.