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"The stage's glory" : John Rich, 1692-1761

Author: Berta Joncus; Jeremy Barlow
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: John Rich; John Rich; John Rich; John Rich; John (Theaterproduzent) Rich
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Berta Joncus; Jeremy Barlow
ISBN: 1611490324 9781611490329 9780874130706 0874130700
OCLC Number: 611038190
Description: 290 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Berta Joncus and Jeremy Barlow --
Management. John Rich as manager and entrepreneur / Robert D. Hume --
The finances of an eighteenth-century theatre : the Lincoln's Inn Fields Company under John Rich in 1724-1725 / Judith Milhous --
What the prompter saw : the diary of Rich's prompter, John Stede / David Hunter --
John Rich, theatrical regulation, and the dilemma of the commercial stage / Matthew J. Kinservik --
Dance theatre. John Rich, French dancing, and English pantomimes / Moira Goff --
Harlequin choreographies : repetition, difference, and representation / Linda J. Tomko --
Pierrot strikes back : Francois Nivelon at Lincoln's Inn Fields and Covent Garden, 1723-1738 / Jennifer Thorp --
Musical theatre. Good for the Garden : the composition of Handel's Ariodante / Donald Burrows --
"Heathen gods and heroes" : singers and John Rich's pantomimes at Lincoln's Inn Fields / Olive Baldwin and Thelma Wilson --
The Beggar's opera in London's theatres, 1728-1761 / Jeremy Barlow --
Beyond The Beggar's opera : John Rich and English ballad opera, 1728-1736 / Berta Joncus and Vanessa L. Rogers --
Dramatic theatre. The impact of the Shakespeare Ladies Club on John Rich's repertory in the 1737-738 theatrical season : Shakespeare versus pantomme? / Fiona Ritchie --
The nation in breeches : actress Margaret Woffington / Felicity Nussbaum --
Scenography and iconography. Scenographies behind the scenes : mapping, classifying, and interpreting John Rich's 1744 inventory of Covent Garden / Ana Martinez --
Harlequin Newton: John Rich's Necromancer and the public ccience of the 1720s / Al Coppola --
Hogarth and Rich : gesture and expression in The beggar's opera / Robin Simon --
Picturing Rich / Marcus Risdell.
Responsibility: edited by Berta Joncus and Jeremy Barlow.
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John Rich, long overshadowed in British theater history by the Renaissance masters and later theater greats like David Garrick, is brought forward in this surprising collection of essays, which Read more...

 
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