The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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International in scope, this book is designed to be the pre-eminent reference work on the English-speaking theatre in the twentieth century. Arranged alphabetically, it consists of some 2500 entries written by 280 contributors from 20 countries which include not only top-level experts, but, uniquely, leading professionals from the world of theatre. A fascinating resource for anyone interested in theatre, it includes: - Overviews of major concepts, topics and issues; - Surveys of theatre institutions, countries, and genres; - Biographical entries on key performers, playwrights, directors, designers, choreographers and composers; - Articles by leading professionals on crafts, skills and disciplines including acting, design, directing, lighting, sound and voice.Cardiff productions came to the capital relatively late. The Crockherbtown Theatre opened in Cardiff 1826, but there was no high-profile touring work until impresario Robert Redford first took over the Theatre Royal and then opened the ... Today Cardiff has a vibrant theatre culture, thanks to the Chapter Arts Centrea#39;s programme of international performers and ... Based on JERZY GROTOWSKIa#39;s POOR THEATRE and influenced by EUGENIO BARBAa#39;s ODIN TEATRET (which touredanbsp;...

Title:The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre
Author:Colin Chambers
Publisher:A&C Black - 2006-05-14


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