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Setting the scene : perspectives on twentieth-century theatre architecture

Author: Alistair Fair
Publisher: Farnham Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Publishing Company, 2015.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Fair
ISBN: 9781472416520 147241652X 1472416538 9781472416537 1472416546 9781472416544
OCLC Number: 897510706
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Fifty Years of Theatre-making : Anecdotes and Aperçus / Iain Mackintosh --
The German Reform Theatre : Heinrich Tessenow and Eurhythmic Performance Space at Dresden-Hellerau / Gerald Adler --
The Westernisation of the Japanese Performance Venue between 1870 and 1970 / Neil Jackson --
The Malmö Stadsteater : Lewerentz's Flawed and Forgotten Masterpiece / Max Gelibter --
Theatres in West Germany, 1945-1970 / Elain Harwood --
'A London Architect Who Has Specialised' : Peter Moro and Festivity in Theatre Design, c. 1955-82 / Alistair Fair --
The Limits of 1960s Radicalism : the Fun Palace Versus the National Theatre / Barnabas Calder --
Ideal Theatres : One Roof or Two? / Arnold Aronson --
Stage and City : Joseph Papp and The Public Theatre / Richard William Hayes --
The Friedrichstadt Palace in East Berlin / Florian Urban --
Encore / Iain Mackintosh.
Other Titles: Setting the scene (Ashgate (Firm))
Responsibility: edited by Alistair Fair, University of Edinburgh, UK.

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