The Theatre

A Concise History

Author: Phyllis Hartnoll,Enoch Brater

Publisher: World of Art

ISBN: 9780500204092

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 312

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“A reliable and detailed document,richly illustrated, of use to studentsof history and theatre alike.”—The Times Educational Supplement
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The Art of Theatre: Then and Now

Author: William Missouri Downs,Wright,Erik Ramsey

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133713491

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 496

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THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers comprehensive coverage of theatre history. The authors make timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of television and film to help students understand how the living art of theatre relates to and influences today's screen entertainment. For flexibility in the way you teach, THE ART OF THEATRE is available in two versions. This full version contains 17 chapters, six of which cover theatre history in both Western and non-Western contexts, and concludes with a chapter on The Musical. THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION features 12 chapters and a briefer treatment of theatre's history, and also features a chapter on The Musical. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

Asia/Pacific

Author: Don Rubin,Chua Soo Pong,Ravi Chaturvedi,Ramendu Majundar,Minoru Tanokura

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415260879

Category: History

Page: 544

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This new paperback edition provides a unique examination of theatre in Asia and the Pacific and is written by leading experts from within the countries covered. Its far-reaching scope and broad interpretation of theatre (to include all types of performance) set it apart from any other similar publication. Entries on 33 Asian countries are featured in this volume, preceded by introductory essays on Asian Theatre, Theatre in the Pacific, History and Culture, Cosmology, Music, Dance, Theatre for Young Audiences, Mask Theatre and Puppetry. The volume contains approximately 300,000 words and includes national essays of up to 25,000 words each. The countries include: Afghanistan * Australia * Bangladesh * Bhutan * Brunei * Cambodia * India * Indonesia * Iran * Japan * Kazakhstan *Kirghizia * Laos * Malaysia * Myanmar * Mongolia * Nepal *New Zealand * Pakistan * Papua New Guinea * PhilippinesNew Zealand * Pakistan * Papua New Guinea * Philippines *Singapore * South Korea * South Pacific * Sri Lanka * Tadjikistan * Thailand * Turkmenistan * Vietnam
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An Introduction To--the Art of Theatre

A Comprehensive Text--past, Present, and Future

Author: Marsh Cassady

Publisher: Meriwether Pub

ISBN: 9781566081177

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 355

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An introduction to theater looks at its evolution since ancient times and focuses on creating a production, the role of the playwright, and forms of dramatic structure.
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Opera, a Concise History

Author: Leslie Orrey,Rodney Milnes

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

ISBN: 9780500202173

Category: Music

Page: 252

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Surveys the history of opera from its beginnings in the late 16th century to the present, and focuses on the changes in the styles, conditions, and architecture of the theater.
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World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

Africa

Author: Ousmane Diakhate,Hansel Ndumbe Eyoh,Don Rubin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136359494

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 440

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Now available in paperback for the first time this edition of the World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre series examines theatrical developments in Africa since 1945. Entries on thirty-two African countries are featured in this volume, preceded by specialist introductory essays on Anglophone Africa, Francophone Africa, History and Culture, Cosmology, Music, Dance, Theatre for Young Audiences and Puppetry. There are also special introductory general essays on African theatre written by Nobel Prize Laureate Wole Soyinka and the outstanding Congolese playwright, Sony Labou Tansi, before his untimely death in 1995. More up-to-date and more wide-ranging than any other publication, this is undoubtedly a major ground-breaking survey of contemporary African theatre.
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The Art of Theatre: A Concise Introduction

Author: William Downs,Wright,Erik Ramsey

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111348316

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 336

View: 9512

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THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers briefer coverage of theatre history. Timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of television and film help students understand how the living art of theatre relates to and influences today’s screen entertainment. For flexibility in the way you teach, THE ART OF THEATRE is available in two versions. This Concise version contains 12 chapters, paring back historical coverage to one chapter on theatre’s key movements (such as realism and absurdism) and then offers one chapter featuring musical theatre. THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW contains 17 chapters, including six chapters covering theatre history in Western and non-Western contexts, and concluding with a chapter on musical theatre. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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A Concise History of Polish Theater from the Eleventh to the Twentieth Centuries

Author: Kazimierz Braun

Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press

ISBN: 9780773467910

Category: History

Page: 474

View: 4518

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This study narrates a millennium long record of Polish theatre, focusing on the theatrical annals of cities, productions and their styles, major theatre artists - actors, directors and designers - acting and directorial instruction, theatre buildings and stage design, and the changing audiences.
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