An Introduction to: the Art of Theatre: A Comprehensive Text -- Past, Present and Future

An Introduction to: the Art of Theatre: A Comprehensive Text -- Past, Present and Future

by Marsh Cassady
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566081177
Publisher:
Meriwether Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Pages:
353
Sales rank:
1,367,887
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents


Preface     1
Acknowledgments     4
Theatre, Drama, and Place     5
What Are Theatre and Drama?     7
Dramatic Structure     32
Dramatic Style and Genre     52
Architecture and Space     70
The Production     91
The Playwright     93
The Actor     115
The Director     138
The Designers and Supporting Artists     168
The Business Side of Theatre     205
The Audience and the Critic     220
Theatre History     243
Theatre's Beginnings     245
Medieval Theatre     261
Renaissance Theatre     273
Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Theatre     290
Nineteenth- to Twenty-First-Century Theatre     303
Glossary     332
Selected Bibliography     346
Permissions Acknowledgments     352
About the Author     355

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