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The Chekhov Theatre: A Century of the Plays in Performance

Laurence Senelick - Drama - 1997 - 441 pages
Many now consider Chekhov a playwright equal to Shakespeare. Senelick studies how his reputation evolved, and how the presentation of his plays varied and altered from their ...
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The Repertory Movement: A History of Regional Theatre in Britain

George Rowell, Anthony Jackson, Tony Jackson - Drama - 1984 - 230 pages
This is an account of the origins, development and current state of the repertory theatre movement in Britain. The movement had its roots in ideas, experiments and traditions ...
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The Cambridge Guide to Asian Theatre

James R. Brandon, Martin Banham - Drama - 1997 - 253 pages
A comprehensive and authoritative single-volume reference work on the theatre arts of Asia-Oceania. Nine expert scholars provide entries on performance in twenty countries from ...
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The Cambridge Companion to Tom Stoppard

Katherine E. Kelly - Drama - 2001 - 244 pages
Companion to the work of playwright Tom Stoppard who also co-authored screenplay of Shakespeare in Love.
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Shakespeare's Festive World: Elizabethan Seasonal Entertainment and the ...

Frangois Laroque - Drama - 1993 - 423 pages
Offering an exciting new perspective on Shakespeare's relationship to popular culture, this work reconstructs the principal events, customs and games of the Elizabethan festive ...
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The Cambridge Companion to Victorian and Edwardian Theatre

Kerry Powell - Drama - 2004 - 288 pages
Examines the world of the Victorian theatre: the audiences, playwrights, actors, and music.
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Beckett in Performance

Jonathan Kalb - Drama - 1991 - 277 pages
This book takes a critical look at the work of one of the twentieth century's most influential playwrights from the viewpoint of those whose job it is to give the work life on ...
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A Short History of Western Performance Space

David Wiles - Drama - 2003 - 316 pages
A historical account of performance space within the theatrical traditions of western Europe.
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The English Stage: A History of Drama and Performance

J. L. Styan - Drama - 1996 - 432 pages
The English Stage tells the story of English drama through its many changes in style and convention from medieval times to the present day. John Styan analyzes the key features ...
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Rescripting Shakespeare: The Text, the Director, and Modern Productions

Alan C. Dessen - Drama - 2002 - 268 pages
In this 2002 book, Alan Dessen examines the pluses and minuses of directors' rescripting or rewrighting of Shakespeare's playtexts.
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