Living theater: an introduction to theater history

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McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Limited, 1983 - Performing Arts - 482 pages
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Contents

The Theater from 1800 to 1875
235
The Theater from 1875 to 1915
271
The Theater from 1915 to 1945
301
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Ed Wilson attended Vanderbilt, the University of Edinburgh, Ed Wilson attended Vanderbilt, the University of Edinburgh, Ed Wilson attended Vanderbilt, the University of Edinburgh, and Yale University where he received the first Doctor of Fiand Yale University where he received the first Doctor of Fiand Yale University where he received the first Doctor of Fine Arts degree awarded by Yale. He has taught at Vanderbilt,ne Arts degree awarded by Yale. He has taught at Vanderbilt,ne Arts degree awarded by Yale. He has taught at Vanderbilt, Yale, Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City Un Yale, Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City Un Yale, Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Most recently he has been Executive Diiversity of New York. Most recently he has been Executive Diiversity of New York. Most recently he has been Executive Director of the Segal Theatre Center at the CUNY Graduate Centrector of the Segal Theatre Center at the CUNY Graduate Centrector of the Segal Theatre Center at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the author or co-author of three of the most wideler. He is the author or co-author of three of the most wideler. He is the author or co-author of three of the most widely used college theater textbooks in the U. S. The tenth edity used college theater textbooks in the U. S. The tenth edity used college theater textbooks in the U. S. The tenth edition of his pioneer book, The Theater Experience, was publishion of his pioneer book, The Theater Experience, was publishion of his pioneer book, The Theater Experience, was published in 2006 by McGraw-Hill. The sixth edition of his text Theed in 2006 by McGraw-Hill. The sixth edition of his text Theed in 2006 by McGraw-Hill. The sixth edition of his text Theater: The Lively Art (co-authored with Alvin Goldfarb) will ater: The Lively Art (co-authored with Alvin Goldfarb) will ater: The Lively Art (co-authored with Alvin Goldfarb) will be published by McGraw Hill in theDecember, 2006. The fourthbe published by McGraw Hill in theDecember, 2006. The fourthbe published by McGraw Hill in theDecember, 2006. The fourth edition of his theater history, Living Theatre: Histories o edition of his theater history, Living Theatre: Histories o edition of his theater history, Living Theatre: Histories of Theatre, (also co-authored with Alvin Goldfarb) will be puf Theatre, (also co-authored with Alvin Goldfarb) will be puf Theatre, (also co-authored with Alvin Goldfarb) will be published in December, 2006. He is also the editor of Shaw on blished in December, 2006. He is also the editor of Shaw on blished in December, 2006. He is also the editor of Shaw on Shakespeare, recently re-issued by Applause Books. He has prShakespeare, recently re-issued by Applause Books. He has prShakespeare, recently re-issued by Applause Books. He has produced plays on and off Broadway and served one season as thoduced plays on and off Broadway and served one season as thoduced plays on and off Broadway and served one season as the resident director of the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virgie resident director of the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virgie resident director of the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia. He also produced a feature film, The Nashville Sound, rnia. He also produced a feature film, The Nashville Sound, rnia. He also produced a feature film, The Nashville Sound, recently made available on DVD. He is the author of two origiecently made available on DVD. He is the author of two origiecently made available on DVD. He is the author of two original plays, a farce, The Bettinger Prize, and a play about Ponal plays, a farce, The Bettinger Prize, and a play about Ponal plays, a farce, The Bettinger Prize, and a play about Ponce de Leon, Waterfall. He wrote the book and lyrics for a mnce de Leon, Waterfall. He wrote the book and lyrics for a mnce de Leon, Waterfall. He wrote the book and lyrics for a musical version of Great Expectations. All three have been giusical version of Great Expectations. All three have been giusical version of Great Expectations. All three have been given a series of successful readings in New York City and elsven a series of successful readings in New York City and elsven a series of successful readings in New York City and elsewhere. Great Expectations was given a full production for tewhere. Great Expectations was given a full production for tewhere. Great Expectations was given a full production for three weeks in February and March, 2006, at the Mill Mountainhree weeks in February and March, 2006, at the Mill Mountainhree weeks in February and March, 2006, at the Mill Mountain Theatre in Roanoke, Virginia. He conceived the idea of a mu Theatre in Roanoke, Virginia. He conceived the idea of a mu Theatre in Roanoke, Virginia. He conceived the idea of a musical revue of the songs of Jerome Kern which had a well-recsical revue of the songs of Jerome Kern which had a well-recsical revue of the s

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