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Open Theater

Overview
Works: 75 works in 135 publications in 4 languages and 4,270 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Drama  Television programs  Film adaptations  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Artist, Producer
Classifications: PS3572.A45, 812.54
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Publications about Open Theater
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Most widely held works by Open Theater
The serpent; a ceremony by Jean Claude Van Itallie( Book )
6 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 562 libraries worldwide
Nightwalk ( visu )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
The last performance of The Open Theater. Nightwalk is a collection of situations about the human condition
The Open Theater "Fable" : with actors from the Open Theater ( visu )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
This program examines approaches to acting through experiments with the voice and the body. It features members of the Open Theater ensemble in an excerpt from their production "Fable", an interview with director, Andre Gregory and scenes with voice coach Kristin Linklater working with students in innovative acting exercises
American theatre conversations the Actors Studio ( visu )
5 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Stage professionals discuss the Actors Studio, its origin, goals, and the influence of "Method" acting
The serpent a ceremony ( visu )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
The Open Theater, which was originated by the director / actor Joseph Chaikin performs this distinctive production of the creation and fall of man in six episodes by Jean-Claude Van Itallie. "The Serpent" is the only cinematic record available of the work of the now-disbanded Open Theatre and its director. The film concludes with scenes from rehearsals and the production of the Open Theatre's production of "Terminal" (1970). Introduced by discussion of the goals of the Open Theater, led by Chaikin and Sklar
The Serpent by Jean Claude Van Itallie( visu )
4 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Combines episodes from Genesis with sequences depicting the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King and leaves gaps in the script to permit improvisation
Terminal a collective work ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
A performance of several experimental theater pieces by the Open Theater Ensemble. The theater pieces hold a mirror up to contemporary values and theater conventions. "The metaphor through which this is focused is the 'Terminal' experience: dying, death and afterdeath."
The Open Theater "Fable" ( visu )
4 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
This program examines approaches to acting through experiments with the voice and the body. It features members of the Open Theater ensemble in an excerpt from their production "Fable", an interview with director, Andre Gregory and scenes with voice coach Kristin Linklater working with students in innovative acting exercises
Pangaea : an anthology of the International Texas Poetry Series, 1982-1985 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The Open Theater Europe 1968 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Camera three ( visu )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This program presents performance of experimental theater pieces by a group that prides itself on developing theater as a collaborative effort, The Open Theater Ensemble. These pieces concern dying, death and afterdeath
Open theater "terminal" by Joseph Chaikin( visu )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Three works by the Open Theater by Open Theater( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ubu cocu ou les Polyèdres pièce en 5 actes by Alfred Jarry( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1969 in Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Brides of the prism by Alice Farley( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Camera three presents Nightwalk a collective work ( visu )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Resumen: "Nightwalk" is a collective theater work, the creation of writers Jean-Claude van Itallie, Sam Shepard, Megan Terry, and Open Theater director Joseph Chaikin, as well as the actors. It is a montage of surreal situations that examine the human condition in worlds both real and fantastic, presenting exaggerations of human pretensions
Nightwalk, Tuesday, November 6, 1973; Two by Samuel Beckett, Wednesday, November 7, 1973 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Camera three ( visu )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
First half of a series featuring the Open Theater group in its last performance before disbanding. "Nightwalk" is a collective theater piece, the work of writers Jean-Claude van Itallie, Sam Shepard, Megan Terry, and Open Theater director Joseph Chaikin, as well as the actors
[Open Theater Conference held at Kent State University, Dec. 1-3, 1983] ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Approaches to acting ( visu )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Presents different approaches to training actors. Part 1 focuses on Lee Strasberg and the Actors Studio and part 2 focuses on the Open Theatre and Andre Gregory
 
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Alternative Names
Open Theater Ensemble
Open Theatre
Open Theatre Ensemble
Languages
English (92)
Italian (2)
Chinese (1)
French (1)
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