The Enjoyment of Theatre Book

The Enjoyment of Theatre


  • Author : Jim Aris Patterson
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 0205856152

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The Enjoyment of Theatre Book Description :

Brings theatre to life for students by showing the relationship and relevance of the performing arts to their everyday lives The Enjoyment of Theatre's balanced coverage of performance and history provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to theatre for both majors and nonmajors. This text establishes the aesthetic underpinnings of theatre art and then explores performance and production topics such as playwriting, acting, directing, design, and the theatre industry. The Enjoyment of Theatre also covers the full span of theatre's 2,500-year history. The authors make theatre come alive for students by showing them how theatre is relevant to their everyday lives. Learning Goals: Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Understand today's theatre and the social impact of the theatre since its inception Explore theatre's cultural and economic context

The Enjoyment of Theatre Book

The Enjoyment of Theatre


  • Author : Kenneth M. Cameron
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 452
  • ISBN 10 : IND:30000088062926

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The Enjoyment of Theatre Book Description :

"The Enjoyment of Theatre's" balanced coverage of performance and history provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to theatre for both majors and non-majors. This text covers the full span of theatre's 2,500-year history as well as performance/production topics such as playwriting, acting, directing, and the theatre industry. The 6th Edition features major revisions while continuing to bring students the expertise of a proven author team--one whose strong academic credentials combine with a wealth of theatre experience. Cameron and Gillespie make theatre come alive for all students by showing them how theatre is, and will continue to be, relevant to their everyday lives. New and Notable Features: " Offers a balance of history and performance to give students a context for understanding today's theatre and the social impact of the theatre since its inception. Features two 16-page color inserts with new color photographs of Broadway productions by New York's finest theatrical photographers bringing Broadway to life for students. New and unique "Explore Theatre: A Backstage Pass" is a peer-to-peer, interactive, DVD learning tool (available in a free package with the text) developed by students for students under the direction of an award winning teacher of theatre. Seventeen major content areas (director, actor, costume designer, etc.) are covered, with an eye towards introducing students to the people and processes that make theatre happen. Emphasizes theatre's cultural and economic context in extensively revised chapters throughout the book, to sugest how forces outside the theatre influence it. Integrates material on world theatre throughout the text rather than discussing it in a separate chapter. Includes new "Story of the Play"discussions that summarize some of the great plays that are used as examples in the book for students.

The Enjoyment of Theatre Book

The Enjoyment of Theatre


  • Author : Kenneth M. Cameron
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release Date : 2007-07
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000066599852

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The Enjoyment of Theatre Book Description :

The Enjoyment of Theatre's balanced coverage of performance and history provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to theatre. This book covers the full span of theatre's 2,500-year history as well as performance/production topics such as playwriting, acting, directing, and the theatre industry. This seventh edition features major revisions and welcomes two highly respected collaborators from the University of South Carolina to the proven author team of Cameron and Gillespie. Together, they make theatre come alive for all readers by showing them how theatre is, and will continue to be, relevant to their everyday lives.

Concise History of Theatre Book

Concise History of Theatre


  • Author : Jim Aris Patterson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages : 381
  • ISBN 10 : 0205930042

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Concise History of Theatre Book Description :

"This streamlined, engaging text helps students understand the events, places and people that have influenced the history of theatre... Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Identify the major time periods and geographic areas associated with the history of theatre; Distinguish relevant characteristics of theatre in diverse times and places; Describe the underlying cultural, economic, and political environments as they affected theatre in different times and places; Associate major participants who made theatre within their historical and regional context."--Publisher description.

Stage Money Book

Stage Money


  • Author : Tim Donahue
  • Publisher : Univ of South Carolina Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : 9781643360751

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Stage Money Book Description :

For decades roughly 80 percent of commercial Broadway productions have failed to recoup their original investments. In light of this shocking and harsh reality, how does the show go on? Tim Donahue and Jim Patterson answer this question and many others in this updated edition of their popular, straightforward guide to understanding professional theater finances and the economic realities of theater production. This revised edition of Stage Money not only includes the latest financial information and illuminating examples of key concepts; it has been enhanced with a discussion of the stagehands' union plus a new chapter on marketing for the theater. These new elements combined with the essentials of the first edition create an expansive overview of the contemporary theater business. Stage Money is designed for theater enthusiasts and professionals interested in understanding the inner workings of this industry today and its challenges for the future. Ken Davenport, two-time Tony Award winner, Broadway and Off Broadway theater producer, blogger, writer, and owner of Davenport Theatrical Enterprises writer, offers a foreword.

Dear Audience Book

Dear Audience


  • Author : Blanche Yurka
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2013-10
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 1494032171

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Dear Audience Book Description :

This is a new release of the original 1959 edition.

Musical Theater Book

Musical Theater


  • Author : Alyson McLamore
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-18
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 570
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317191032

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Musical Theater Book Description :

Musical Theater: An Appreciation, Second Edition offers a history of musical theater from its operating origins to the Broadway shows of today, combined with an in-depth study of the musical styles that paralleled changes on stage. Alyson McLamore teaches readers how to listen to both the words and the music of the stage musical, enabling them to understand how all the components of a show interact to create a compelling experience for audiences. This second edition has been updated with new chapters covering recent developments in the twenty-first century, while insights from recent scholarship on musical theater have been incorporated throughout the text. The musical examples discussed in the text now include detailed listening guides, while a new companion website includes plot summaries and links to audio of the musical examples. From Don Giovanni to Hamilton, Musical Theater: An Appreciation both explores the history of musical theater and develops a deep appreciation of the musical elements at the heart of this unique art form.

European Theatre Performance Practice  1750   1900 Book

European Theatre Performance Practice 1750 1900


  • Author : Jim Davis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-12-05
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 538
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351938297

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European Theatre Performance Practice 1750 1900 Book Description :

This volume contains key articles and chapters which represent both seminal and innovative scholarship on European theatre performance practice from 1750 to 1900. The selected topics focus on acting and performance, staging (including set design and lighting), and audiences, and are approached with a broad perspective as well as with in-depth, focussed analysis. The volume captures the rich, dynamic and variegated nature of European theatre throughout the late-eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and provides a carefully selected body of significant texts on this important period of theatre history.

History of the Theatre Book
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History of the Theatre


  • Author : Oscar Gross Brockett
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1974
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages : 680
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015002143587

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Ruins Book

Ruins


  • Author : Odai Johnson
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-10
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 9780472131068

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Ruins Book Description :

Theorizing the effects of memory, absence, and disappearance in classical theater--the aesthetics of ruins