|描述：||xxiii, 564 pages ; 23 cm|
|内容：||An introduction / by the editor --
What Is America?/What is an American theater? --
About us. By us. For us. Near us --
Amateurs or professionals? --
The genius of the individual, the genius of the group --
Theatres or institutions --
Toward a political theatre --
The artist's journey : school, studio, & stage --
Theater, theater everywhere.
|责任：||edited and introduced by Todd London.|
"An Ideal Theater is a wide-ranging, inspiring documentary history of the American theatre movement as told by the visionaries who goaded it into being. This anthology collects over forty essays, manifestos, letters and speeches that are each introduced and placed in historical context by the noted writer and arts commentator, Todd London, who spent nearly a decade assembling this collection. This celebration of the artists who came before is an exhilarating look backward, as well as toward the future..." -- Publisher's description.