The Enjoyment of Theatre

The Enjoyment of Theatre
Author: Jim Aris Patterson,Tim Donahue
Release: 2013-01-01
Editor: Pearson College Division
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0205856152
Language: en
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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

The Enjoyment of Theatre
Author: Kenneth M. Cameron,Patti P. Gillespie
Release: 1992
Editor: MacMillan Publishing Company
Pages: 460
ISBN: 0023184302
Language: en
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Dear Audience a Guide to the Enjoyment of Theatre

Dear Audience  a Guide to the Enjoyment of Theatre
Author: Blanche Yurka
Release: 1959
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 182
ISBN:
Language: en
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The Enjoyment of Theatre

The Enjoyment of Theatre
Author: Kenneth M. Cameron,Patti P. Gillespie,Jim Hunter,Jim A. Patterson
Release: 2007-07
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
Pages: 376
ISBN: PSU:000066599852
Language: en
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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.

The Enjoyment of Drama

The Enjoyment of Drama
Author: Milton Marx
Release: 1961
Editor: Irvington Pub
Pages: 190
ISBN: UOM:39015062804839
Language: en
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The Purpose and Aim of Drama -- What is a Play -- Conflict: the Essence of Drama -- Structure of a Play -- Tragedy -- Comedy -- Serious Drama, Comedy Drama, and Other Tupes -- Literary Movements and Reality in Drama -- How to Judge a Play.

Studyguide for the Enjoyment of Theatre by Jim A Patterson ISBN 9780205734610

Studyguide for the Enjoyment of Theatre by Jim A  Patterson  ISBN 9780205734610
Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Release: 2013-01-01
Editor: Cram101
Pages: 161
ISBN: 1490205233
Language: en
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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys: 9780205734610 .

The Enjoyment of Theatre

The Enjoyment of Theatre
Author: Kenneth M. Cameron,Patti P. Gillespie
Release: 2004
Editor: Pearson College Division
Pages: 452
ISBN: IND:30000088062926
Language: en
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"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.

Theatre as Human Action

Theatre as Human Action
Author: Thomas S. Hischak
Release: 2016-02-26
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 281
ISBN: 9781442261099
Language: en
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Most introductory theatre textbooks are written for theatre majors and assume the student already has a considerable amount of knowledge on the subject. However, such textbooks may be counterproductive, because they reference several works that may be unfamiliar to students with limited exposure to theatre. Theatre as Human Action: An Introduction to Theatre Arts, Second Edition is designed for the college student who may be unacquainted with many plays and has seen a limited number of theatre productions. Focusing primarily on four plays, this textbook aims to inform the student about theatre arts, stimulate interest in the art form, lead to critical thinking about theatre, and prepare the student to be a more informed and critical theatregoer. In addition to looking at both the theoretical and practical aspects of theatre arts—from the nature of theatre and drama to how it reflects society—the author also explains the processes that playwrights, actors, designers, directors, producers, and critics go through. The four plays central to this book are the tragedy Macbeth, the landmark African American drama A Raisin in the Sun, the contemporary rock musical Rent, and—new to this edition—the American comedy classic You Can’t Take It with You. At the beginning of the text, each play is described with plot synopses (and suggested video versions), and then these four representative works are referred to throughout the book. This second edition also features revised chapters throughout, including expanded and updated material on the technical aspects of theatre, the role of the audience and critic,and the diversity of theatre today. Structured into nine chapters, each looking at a major area or artist—and concluding with the audience and the students themselves—the unique approach of Theatre as Human Action thoroughly addresses all of the major topics to be found in an introduction to theatre text.

World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre
Author: Ousmane Diakhate,Hansel Ndumbe Eyoh,Don Rubin
Release: 2013-10-18
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 440
ISBN: 9781136359491
Language: en
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Now available in paperback for the first time this edition of the World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre series examines theatrical developments in Africa since 1945. Entries on thirty-two African countries are featured in this volume, preceded by specialist introductory essays on Anglophone Africa, Francophone Africa, History and Culture, Cosmology, Music, Dance, Theatre for Young Audiences and Puppetry. There are also special introductory general essays on African theatre written by Nobel Prize Laureate Wole Soyinka and the outstanding Congolese playwright, Sony Labou Tansi, before his untimely death in 1995. More up-to-date and more wide-ranging than any other publication, this is undoubtedly a major ground-breaking survey of contemporary African theatre.

Political Theatre in Post Thatcher Britain

Political Theatre in Post Thatcher Britain
Author: A. Kritzer
Release: 2008-03-14
Editor: Springer
Pages: 239
ISBN: 9780230582224
Language: en
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The 'in-yer-face' plays of the mid-1990s announced a new generation shaped by Thatcherism and defined by antipathy to social ideals and political involvement. They have generated thoughtful and lively responses from playwrights. The resulting dialogue has brought politics to the forefront of British drama and reinvigorated British theatre.

Pleasure and Power in Nazi Germany

Pleasure and Power in Nazi Germany
Author: P. Swett,C. Ross,F. d’Almeida
Release: 2011-04-12
Editor: Springer
Pages: 307
ISBN: 9780230306905
Language: en
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Although we associate the Third Reich above all with suffering, pain and fear, pleasure played a central role in its social and cultural dynamics. This book explores the relationship between the rationing of pleasures as a means of political stabilization and the pressure on the Nazi regime to cater to popular cultural expectations.

Empathy and the Strangeness of Fiction

Empathy and the Strangeness of Fiction
Author: Scott Maria C. Scott
Release: 2020-03-02
Editor: Edinburgh University Press
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9781474463065
Language: en
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Explores how and why narrative fiction engages empathy, including Theory of MindOffers a broad overview of current scientific work on the effects of fiction-reading on empathy, including Theory of MindProvides an original intervention in the field of literary theory, centring on the reflexive properties of the fictional strangerIncludes stand-alone close readings of three novels by important French authorsThis book studies recent psychological findings which suggest that reading fiction cultivates empathy, encouraging us to be critically reflective, suspicious readers as well as participatory, 'nave' readers. Scott draws on literary theory and close readings to argue that engagement with fictional stories also teaches us to resist uncritical forms of empathy and reminds us of the limitations of our ability to understand other people. The book treats figures of the stranger in Balzac's La Fille aux yeux d'or, Stendhal's Le Rouge et le Noir and Sand's Indiana as emblematic of the strangeness of narrative fiction, both drawing us in and keeping us at a distance.

Theater Careers

Theater Careers
Author: Tim Donahue,Jim Patterson
Release: 2013-07-22
Editor: Univ of South Carolina Press
Pages: 180
ISBN: 9781611171976
Language: en
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Theater Careers is designed to empower aspiring theater professionals to make savvy, informed decisions through a concise overview of how to prepare for and find work in the theater business. Tim Donahue and Jim Patterson offer well-researched information on various professions, salary ranges, educational and experience requirements, and other facets certain to enlighten students contemplating a theater career, as well as inform counselors, teachers, and parents of available opportunities and the demands of each path. Theater Careers offers valuable details not readily available elsewhere, including dozens of informative job descriptions surveying the impressive variety of theater careers, both on and off the stage as well as statistics on the working and earning prospects of various careers as drawn from the best sources in the business. The authors also provide thoughtful assessments of the value of education and training choices, including the most meaningful way to look at the costs of college—estimating net costs, which is seldom described elsewhere—and how to choose a school. Straightforward and objective, Theater Careers is an ideal reference for those seeking careers in the theater. Armed with this information, readers will be better equipped to pursue choices that best lead to satisfying and secure employment in the rewarding field of the dramatic arts.

Companion to the Enjoyment of Theatre and Drama

Companion to the Enjoyment of Theatre and Drama
Author: Meixu Huang
Release: 2007
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 607
ISBN: 9571149217
Language: en
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The Enjoyment of Theatre

The Enjoyment of Theatre
Author: Kenneth M. Cameron,Patti P. Gillespie
Release: 1996
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
Pages: 454
ISBN: 0205174345
Language: en
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Covering the nature of theatre, theatre artists and what they do, the history of theatre, the contemporary theatre, and global theatre, this study is designed for theatre appreciation courses.

The Theatre

The Theatre
Author: Anonim
Release: 1888
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 686
ISBN: NYPL:33433081662839
Language: en
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Theatre

Theatre
Author: David Mamet
Release: 2010-04-13
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 176
ISBN: 1429931787
Language: en
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If theatre were a religion, explains David Mamet in his opening chapter, "many of the observations and suggestions in this book might be heretical." As always, Mamet delivers on his promise: in Theatre, the acclaimed author of Glengarry Glen Ross and Speed the Plow calls for nothing less than the death of the director and the end of acting theory. For Mamet, either actors are good or they are non-actors, and good actors generally work best without the interference of a director, however well-intentioned. Issue plays, political correctness, method actors, impossible directions, Stanislavksy, and elitists all fall under Mamet's critical gaze. To students, teachers, and directors who crave a blast of fresh air in a world that can be insular and fearful of change, Theatre throws down a gauntlet that challenges everyone to do better, including Mamet himself.

Dear Audience

Dear Audience
Author: Blanche Yurka
Release: 2013-10
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 176
ISBN: 1494032171
Language: en
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This is a new release of the original 1959 edition.

The Theatre of Sean O Casey

The Theatre of Sean O Casey
Author: James Moran
Release: 2013-09-26
Editor: A&C Black
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781408165966
Language: en
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This Critical Companion to the work of one of Ireland's most famous and controversial playwrights, Sean O'Casey, is the first major study of the playwright's work to consider his oeuvre and the archival material that has appeared during the last decade. Published ahead of the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland with which O'Casey's most famous plays are associated, it provides a clear and detailed study of the work in context and performance. James Moran shows that O'Casey not only remains the most performed playwright at Ireland's national theatre, but that the playwright was also one of the most controversial and divisive literary figures, whose work caused riots and who alienated many of his supporters. Since the start of the 'Troubles' in the North of Ireland, his work has been associated with Irish historical revisionism, and has become the subject of debate about Irish nationalism and revolutionary history. Moran's admirably clear study considers the writer's plays, autobiographical writings and essays, paying special attention to the Dublin trilogy, The Shadow of a Gunman, Juno and the Paycock, and The Plough and the Stars. It considers the work produced in exile, during the war and the late plays. The Companion also features a number of interviews and essays by other leading scholars and practitioners, including Garry Hynes, Victor Merriman and Paul Murphy, which provide further critical perspectives on the work.

Stage Money

Stage Money
Author: Tim Donahue,Jim Patterson
Release: 2020-08-04
Editor: Univ of South Carolina Press
Pages: 184
ISBN: 9781643360751
Language: en
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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.