The Essential Theatre Book

The Essential Theatre


  • Author : Oscar G. Brockett
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305990494

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The Essential Theatre Book Description :

Noted as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre in academia, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE, 11th Edition, engages readers and gets them excited about theatre. Drawing from the expertise of the authors as dedicated teachers, published scholars, and practicing artists, this text is ideal for an introductory theatre course. It’s vibrant and numerous representations of current and classic performances encourage students to become active theatergoers and fans. The Eleventh Edition includes an all-new chapter devoted to musical theatre, while the thoroughly revised chapter on acting covers the diversity of contemporary approaches. The text also includes numerous new photos, new Then and Now boxes, and expanded use of dates to provide context for artists’ major works. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Essential Theatre  Enhanced Book

The Essential Theatre Enhanced


  • Author : Oscar G. Brockett
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2013-03-29
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285687513

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The Essential Theatre Enhanced Book Description :

Whether you are a theatre major looking forward to a career in the arts, or a non major interested in an overview to help you better appreciate theatre as an audience member, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE Enhanced 10E is a welcome and helpful resource. Written by highly respected theatre historians, the text has earned its reputation as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre. Its vibrant treatment of theatre practice--past and present--catalogs the origins of theatre through postmodernism and performance art. THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE will encourage you and get you excited about becoming an active theatergoer, while providing the insight and understanding that will enrich your theatre experience throughout your life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Essential Theatre Book

The Essential Theatre


  • Author : Oscar Gross Brockett
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 492
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015054276350

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The Essential Theatre Book Description :

This introductory text acquaints students with the theatre-its artistic and social functions, its development, and how each of the theatre arts functions as a unit. In the thirty-five years since it was first published, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE has established a reputation as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre in academia. THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE works in tandem with its companion anthology, PLAYS FOR THE THEATRE (7/e), edited by Oscar G. Brockett with Robert Ball. The scripts in PLAYS serve as the foundation for discussion of the various types of theatrical experience explored in THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE.

The Essential Theatre Book

The Essential Theatre


  • Author : Oscar Gross Brockett
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages : 474
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015057599675

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The Essential Theatre  Enhanced Book

The Essential Theatre Enhanced


  • Author : Oscar G. Brockett
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2013-03-29
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9781133307280

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The Essential Theatre Enhanced Book Description :

Whether you are a theatre major looking forward to a career in the arts, or a non major interested in an overview to help you better appreciate theatre as an audience member, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE Enhanced 10E is a welcome and helpful resource. Written by highly respected theatre historians, the text has earned its reputation as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre. Its vibrant treatment of theatre practice--past and present--catalogs the origins of theatre through postmodernism and performance art. THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE will encourage you and get you excited about becoming an active theatergoer, while providing the insight and understanding that will enrich your theatre experience throughout your life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Plays for the Theatre Book

Plays for the Theatre


  • Author : Oscar Gross Brockett
  • Publisher : New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages : 652
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X004991832

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Directing in Musical Theatre Book

Directing in Musical Theatre


  • Author : Joe Deer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-01-10
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136246708

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Directing in Musical Theatre Book Description :

This comprehensive guide, from the author of Acting in Musical Theatre, will equip aspiring directors with all of the skills that they will need in order to guide a production from beginning to end. From the very first conception and collaborations with crew and cast, through rehearsals and technical production all the way to the final performance, Joe Deer covers the full range. Deer’s accessible and compellingly practical approach uses proven, repeatable methods for addressing all aspects of a production. The focus at every stage is on working with others, using insights from experienced, successful directors to tackle common problems and devise solutions. Each section uses the same structure, to stimulate creative thinking: Timetables: detailed instructions on what to do and when, to provide a flexible organization template Prompts and Investigations: addressing conceptual questions about style, characterization and design Skills Workshops: Exercises and ‘how-to’ guides to essential skills Essential Forms and Formats: Including staging notation, script annotation and rehearsal checklists Case Studies: Well-known productions show how to apply each chapter’s ideas Directing in Musical Theatre not only provides all of the essential skills, but explains when and how to put them to use; how to think like a director.

Essential Guide to Making Theatre Book

Essential Guide to Making Theatre


  • Author : Richard Fredman
  • Publisher : Hodder Murray
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 287
  • ISBN 10 : 0340655143

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Essential Guide to Making Theatre Book Description :

This manual contains ideas on everything from making masks to designing a lighting plan; from devising a street-theatre to analysing a text.

Essential Theatre Book

Essential Theatre


  • Author : Crispin Raymond
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Theater
  • Pages : 143
  • ISBN 10 : UCBK:C070961078

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre Book

The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre


  • Author : John Russell Brown
  • Publisher : Oxford Illustrated History
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 582
  • ISBN 10 : 0192854429

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre Book Description :

A survey of 4,500 years of international performance history covers the significant movements, writers, performers, and events from traditional and avant-garde theater