"HANDEL'S continues to be the most inclusive national directory for the performing arts industry."--CHOICE. "Every library providing any reference & service in the performing arts area needs this work. Highly recommended."--LIBRARY JOURNAL. Featuring over 1,000 new entries, hundreds of revisions & 7,000 entries in all, the 5th edition of HANDEL'S provides detailed information on virtually every professional dance, music, & theater organization in the U.S., as well as all educational institutions that offer training & degrees in the performing arts. As versatile as the needs of your patrons, the two-volume format of HANDEL'S allows for instant access to every facet of the performing arts: VOLUME ONE: PERFORMING ARTS ORGANIZATIONS & FACILITIES presents detailed information on dance, instrumental & vocal music, theater organizations, & performing series such as summer festivals. Organizations & facilities are listed alphabetically by state, then city within state, & cross-indexed by arts area. Listings contain the names of artistic & administrative management & board, paid staff, budget & attendance statistics, type of facility & stage, building costs, architect, resident groups, facility rental information & other relevant facts. VOLUME TWO: PERFORMING ARTS EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS features comprehensive information on universities, colleges, schools, & courses in dance, music, & theater. Listings are arranged alphabetically by state. Anyone interested in the performing arts will be interested in this major resource--the only comprehensive reference of its kind!Handel's National Directory for the Performing Arts (Vol.2), 5th with ISBN 9780835232500 and ISBN 0835232506.