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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Christopher W E Bigsby
|ISBN:||0521262569 9780521262569 0521242274 9780521242271 0521278961 9780521278966|
|Description:||x,483 S. : ill.|
|Contents:||List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I. Beyond Broadway: Introduction; 1. Zen, happenings, Artaud, Grotowski; Part II. Performance Theatre: Introduction; 2. The living theatre; 3. The open theatre; 4. The performance group; Part III. The Theatre of Images: Art, Theatre and the Real: Introduction; 5. Robert Wilson; 6. Richard Foreman; 7. Lee Breuer; Part IV. The Playwright: 8. Sam Shepard; 9. David Mamet; Part V. The Theatre of Commitment: Introduction; 10. The San Francisco Mime Troupe; 11. Bread and Puppet; 12. El Teatro Campesino; 13. American Indian theatre; 14. Black theatre; 15. Gay theatre; 16. Women's theatre; Afterword; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index.|
'Bigsby's style is lean but dense, pursuing ideas with imagination and fine scholarship. The book is plentiful in detail, rich in insight, and reliable in judgement.' Library Journal 'One of the