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Modern theatres

Irving Pichel

Modern theatres

by Irving Pichel

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater architecture.

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    Statementby Irving Pichel ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA6821 .P48
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 102 p.
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6683361M
    LC Control Number25023102
    OCLC/WorldCa1116288

    Most people, when you mention theatre, think of the old classics: A Streetcar Named Desire, Private Lives, The Importance of Being Earnest, Hamlet, Tartuffe, Uncle Vanya, Caucasian Chalk Circle and Waiting for are all great works and are classics for a reason, but there is much more to theatre then lavish period costumes, moral dilemmas from a bygone age and dated dialogue. The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre provides the most comprehensive survey of the field to be found in a single volume. Drawing on more than 40 contributors from around the world, the book addresses a full range of topics relating to modern Irish theatre from the late nineteenth-century theatre to the most recent works of postdramatic devised theatre.

    In the modern theatre practice no single element in the production of a play may be left unconsidered or allowed to make an inharmonic disturbance in the symphonic effect of the whole. In this there is no question of relative importance; every element is important, for .   In the early years of the century the modern West End began to emerge when the authorities (the Lord Chamberlain’s office) partially broke the duopoly by allowing a few ‘burletta’ licences – permission to do plays with music – to small theatres along the Strand, like Jane Scott’s Sans Pareil (later to become the Adelphi).

    The performing arts have an incredibly long-standing tradition in the United Kingdom, and over the centuries, the country has prided itself on the quality of its London’s West End to the regional theatres of Scotland, England, and Wales, a plethora of theatrical excursions are on offer, which showcase the best of classic and modern : Varia Fedko-Blake. This volume begins with the naturalistic revolt in France against traditional styles of theatre. As realism becomes a European movement the account moves from Paris to the Meiningen company and Ibsen's work as producer and play-wright in Oslo, Chekhov's in Moscow, Shaw's in London, Synge's in Dublin. Among the producers are Antoine, Brahm, Grein, Granville-Baker, Nemirovich-Danchenko and Reviews: 1.


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