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The American theater today,

Author: Alan Seymour Downer
Publisher: New York, Basic Books [1967]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Sheldon Harnick; Jerry Bock; Murray Schisgal; Tennessee Williams; Thornton Wilder; Arthur Miller; Edward Albee
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Seymour Downer
OCLC Number: 254917
Description: ix, 212 p. 22 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Background: The Americanism of American theater / Barnard Hewitt --
Pioneers of the new theater movement / John Gassner --
The playwrights of the 1930's / Malcolm Goldstein --
pt. 2. The big time: Broadway after World War II / Elliot Norton --
Comedy and the comic spirit in America / Eric Bentley --
Thorton Wilder / Malcolm Goldstein --
Tennessee Williams / Esther M. Jackson --
Arthur Miller / Gerald Weales --
pt. 3. The makers: The problems of the producer / Richard Barr --
An interview with Edward Albee --
An interview with Murray Schisgal --
An interview with Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock --
pt. 4. Off-Broadway: The noncommercial theater in New York / Bernard F. Dukore --
The professional theater and the universities / Arthur Lithgow --
The educational theater in America / Edwin Burr Pettet --
Epilogue: The future of the American theater / Alan S. Downer.
Responsibility: edited by Alan S. Downer.

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