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Reassessing the Theatre of the Absurd by
Publication Date: 2011-03-15
A reassessment of one of the most important theatre “movements” of the 20th century. Bennett argues that these “absurd” plays are ethical texts that suggest how life can be made meaningful. Analyzing the works of five major playwrights of the 1950s, this book challenges 50 years of scholarship though upbeat and hopeful readings.
The Golden Age of American Musical Theatre by
Publication Date: 2011-02-01
Naden discusses more than 180 musicals covering a span of more than twenty years. Naden lists both commercial successes and flops of the Golden Age, when musicals on Broadway showcased timeless tunes, sophisticated comedy, and the genius of iconic creative artists.
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How to Start Your Own Theater Company by
Publication Date: 2010-01-27
Pragmatic, authoritative guide to starting a theatre company with essential backstage know-how for would-be playhouse practitioners on everything from fundraising and finding a space to selecting plays and navigating legal issues. Chronicles 3 seasons at Chicago's award-winning Congo Square Theatre Company.
The Theatre of Naturalism by
Publication Date: 2010-12-01
Establishes the incipiently revolutionary context (between the Paris Communist Commune, crushed in 1871, and the successful Bolshevik insurrection of October 1917)-more or less foregrounded or in the background of works by Zola, Strindberg, Ibsen, Hauptmann, Synge, Shaw, and Tolstoy, focused especially on issues of class struggle and class war, as well as the prospects and possibilities of challenging the hegemony of the ruling orders.
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