Introduction to - The Art of Theatre A Comprehensive Text -- Past, Present and Future

ISBN-10: 1566081173

ISBN-13: 9781566081177

Edition: 2006

Authors: Marsh Cassady

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A readable, workable text that deals with everything about theatre and the artists who make theatre possible. Styles of drama, staging, production, directing and acting, along with all backstage functions, are defined in detail. Theatre history and the business of theatre are covered fully for the use of both students and instructors. The book is divided into three sections: Part I - Theatre, Drama and Place, Part II - The Production, Part III - Theatre History. At the end of each chapter is a summary and questions for in-class discussion. This text has been classroom tested and updated to be fully adaptable to any teaching requirement. 15 chapters: What Are Theatre and Drama?, Dramatic Structure, Dramatic Genre and Style. Theatre Design, The Production. The Actor, The Director, The Designers, The Business of Theatre, The Audience and Critic, five Theatre History chapters, plus a Glossary and Theatre on the Web guide.
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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Meriwether Publishing, Limited
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 353
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Theatre, Drama, and Place
What Are Theatre and Drama?
Dramatic Structure
Dramatic Style and Genre
Architecture and Space
The Production
The Playwright
The Actor
The Director
The Designers and Supporting Artists
The Business Side of Theatre
The Audience and the Critic
Theatre History
Theatre's Beginnings
Medieval Theatre
Renaissance Theatre
Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Theatre
Nineteenth- to Twenty-First-Century Theatre
Selected Bibliography
Permissions Acknowledgments
About the Author
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