The Cambridge History of American Theatre
This is an authoritative and wide-ranging history of American theatre from theatre building to playwriting, directors, performers, and designers. It addresses the economic context and approaches its subject with an awareness of literary criticism, cultural analysis, and performance theory. All volumes include an extensive overview and timeline. Volume Three examines the theatre after World War II, through Broadway and beyond and into regional theatre across the country. Contributors also analyse new directions in theatre design, directing, and acting, as well as key plays and playwrights through the 1990s.
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Preface and acknowledgments
PostWorld War II to 1998
American Theatre in Context 1945Present
A Changing Theatre Broadway to the Regions
Off and OffOff Broadway
The Plays and Playwrights
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