Stage Dust: A Critic's Cultural Scrapbook from the 1990s

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Scarecrow Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Performing Arts - 249 pages
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Stage Dust is an assortment of notices, columns, profiles, and essays which describe the performances, plays, personalities, trends and controversies that preoccupied the cultural scene in America in the last decade of the twentieth century, with special emphasis on the theatre. It contains personal observations about some of the seminal performances that took place in the 1990s and the artists that were prominent during that period, culled from a variety of periodical sources including The New York Times, The L.A.Times, American Theatre Magazine, The Guardian (UK), The Sunday Times (UK), The Observer (UK) and London Times (UK). Using brief linking commentary, it also fills in the necessary foreground and background of the items under review.

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On the Stage
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Carousel
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Junk Shakespeare
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Copyright

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\Charles Marowitz is currently the artistic director of the Malibu Stage Company and has been co-director with Peter Brook of the Royal Shakespeare Company Experimental Group. His directorial credits include several West End productions including premieres of work by Saul Bellow, Joe Orton and Sam Shepard. His free adaptation of Shakespeare have been published world-wide and collected in the volume, The Marowitz Shakespeare. Marowitz has been the lead Drama Critic for the L.A. Herald Examiner and he has contributed to a wide variety of publications. He is also an experienced acting teacher having conducted Professional Acting Seminars in Heidelberg, Stuttgart, Wiesabden, Oslo and Stockholm as well as colleges, universities and drama-schools throughout England.

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