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The art of theatre : then and now

Author: William Missouri Downs; Lou Anne Wright; Erik Ramsey
Publisher: Boston, MA : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Exploring issues of cultural diversity and creativity, this book presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers comprehensive coverage of theatre history. It makes relevant connections  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Missouri Downs; Lou Anne Wright; Erik Ramsey
ISBN: 9781111348304 1111348308
OCLC Number: 783182939
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 471 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Theatre literacy --
Theatre, art, and entertainment --
Stage versus screen --
Theatre and cultural diversity --
Experiencing and analyzing plays --
The arts within the art --
A day in the life of a theatre --
The playwright and the script --
The art of acting --
The art of directing --
The art of design --
A creative life --
A concise history --
Non-western theatre --
The Greeks to the rise of Christianity --
The dark ages to the dawn of the Renaissance --
The Renaissance --
The restoration, the enlightenment, and romanticism --
Modern theatre --
The musical.
Responsibility: William Missouri Downs, Lou Anne Wright, Erik Ramsey.

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Part I: THEATRE LITERACY. 1. Theatre, Art, and Entertainment. 2. Stage vs. Screen. 3. Theatre and Cultural Diversity. 4. Experiencing and Analyzing Plays. Part II: THE ARTS WITHIN THE ART. 5. A Day Read more...

 
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