Edition: 9th 2008
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Description: This text is a welcome and helpful resource whether you are a major looking forward to a career in the theatre, or a nonmajor interested in an overview to help you better appreciate theatre as an audience member. Written by highly respected theatre historians, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE has established a reputation as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre in colleges nationwide. Its vibrant treatment of theatre practice?past and present?range from the origins of theatre to postmodernism and performance art. Chapter after chapter, this book will encourage you and get you excited about becoming an active theatergoer, while providing the insight and understanding that will enrich your theatre experience throughout your life.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $221.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publication date: 1/3/2007
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
|The Nature of Theatre|
|Performance, Audience, and Critic|
|Varieties of Theatrical Experience|
|Festival Theatre: Greek, Roman, and Medieval Theatre Experiences|
|Creating a Professional Theatre: Elizabethan England, Italian Commedia dell'Arte, and Seventeenth-Century France|
|From Romanticism to Realism|
|The Modernist Temperament: 1885?1940|
|Reevaluation, Decentralization, and Subsidization|
|Contemporary Theatre and Its Diversity|
|Asian and African Theatre|
|Theatrical Space and Production Design|
|Playwriting and Dramaturgy|
|Directing and Producing|
|Costume Design and Makeup|
|Lighting and Sound Design|