The Cambridge History of American Theatre

The Cambridge History of American Theatre

by Don B. Wilmeth
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521472040

ISBN-13: 9780521472043

Pub. Date: 02/28/1998

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Volume 3 of this authoritative and wide-ranging history of American theater examines the theater after World War II, through Broadway and beyond, as well as regional theater across the country. Contributors also analyze new directions in theater design, directing, and acting, as well as key plays and playwrights through the 1990s.

Overview

Volume 3 of this authoritative and wide-ranging history of American theater examines the theater after World War II, through Broadway and beyond, as well as regional theater across the country. Contributors also analyze new directions in theater design, directing, and acting, as well as key plays and playwrights through the 1990s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521472043
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Series:
Cambridge History of American Theatre Series
Pages:
525
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.54(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Christopher Bigsby; Timeline: post-World War II to 1998 Don B. Wilmeth and Jonathan Curley; 1. American theatre in context: 1945- present Arnold Aronson; 2. A changing theatre: Broadway to the regions Broadway Laurence Maslon; Off- and off-off Broadway Mel Gussow; Regional/resident theatre Martha Lomonaco; Alternative theatre Marvin Carlson; 3. The plays and playwrights: plays and playwrights: 1945-1970 June Schlueter; Plays and playwrights since 1970 Matthew Roudane; 4. Musical theatre since World War II John Degen; 5. Directors and direction Samuel L. Leiter; 6. Actors and acting Foster Hirsch; 7. American theatre design since 1945 Ronn Smith.

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