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The Group Theatre : passion, politics, and performance in the Depression era

Author: Helen Krich Chinoy; Don B Wilmeth; Milly S Barranger
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The Group Theatre, a groundbreaking ensemble collective based in New York that operated from 1931 to 1941, started the careers of many top American theatre artists of the twentieth-century and founded what became known as Method Acting. This book is the definitive history of the group, based on more than thirty years of research and interviews by the foremost theatre scholar of the time period, Helen Krich  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Krich Chinoy; Don B Wilmeth; Milly S Barranger
ISBN: 9781137294593 1137294590
OCLC Number: 846546463
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: xii, 283 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A cautionary tale --
The chosen ones --
Summertime and the living is collective --
Early rehearsals --
Early classes --
Lee Strasberg: artist of the theater --
Strasberg versus Adler --
Testing the theatrical --
Harold Clurman: author of the stage production --
Odets in Clurman's theater --
Art that shoots bullets --
Pro-unit is pro-group --
Premature feminists and the boys --
Organization, "angels," and audiences --
Who is the Group Theatre? --
Epilogue: The survival of an idea.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history.
Responsibility: Helen Krich Chinoy ; edited by Don B. Wilmeth and Milly S. Barranger.

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