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Margaret Webster : a life in the theater

Margaret Webster : a life in the theater

Author: Milly S Barranger
Publisher: Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan Press, 2004.
Series: Triangulations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Milly Barranger's backstage account of the life of pioneering director Margaret Webster (1905-72).

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Margaret Webster; Margaret Webster; William Shakespeare; Margaret Webster
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Milly S Barranger
ISBN: 0472113909 9780472113903
OCLC Number: 53441395
Description: xviii, 367 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Act One 1905---1936 --
An Itinerant Childhood --
Serious Beginnings --
The Old Vic and the West End --
Act Two 1937---1949 --
Broadway Nights --
Giants and Pygmies --
Battle of Angels --
The Making of Othello --
The American Repertory Theatre --
Act Three 1950---1972 --
Life at the Opera --
McCarthy --
Unfinished Business --
Losing Battles.
Series Title: Triangulations.
Responsibility: Milly S. Barranger.
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The life and times of pioneering director Margaret Webster, this is the first biography of a stage and opera director whose career challenged both stage tradition and mainstream attitudes towards  Read more...


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