Graham Wood is Associate Professor of Music at Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina, where he teaches courses in music history, world music, film music, and the history of Broadway and Hollywood musicals. A native of England, he has a BA in music from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and an MA and Ph.D. in musicology from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He is coordinator of the music and musical theatre programs at Coker College, and regularly produces and conducts musical theatre productions and showcases. Graham is currently a member of the editorial board of Studies in Musical Theatre and his chapter entitled ‘Why do they start to sing and dance all of a sudden? Examining the Film Musical’ appears in the second edition of The Cambridge Companion to the Musical (2008).