Definitely how to (and how not to) do book for the amateur production of any one of the thirteen light operas. Choice, size of company needed, degree of experience, technical resources, financial background, amount of time necessary, direction, (musical and stage), rehearsals, staff organization, tryouts, understudies, orchestra, scenery, and details of interpretation. Property lists for each opera. Glossary of stage terms. Invaluable short cut to simple or pretentious production.