HENDERSON, MARY C.; PAPP, JOSEPH (FOREWORD).
Title Theater In America: 200 Years Of Plays, Players, And Productions.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition.
Edition First Edition (Unstated).
Publisher Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York: 1986.
0810910845 / 9780810910843
Seller ID 40796X1
Explores the ever-changing world of the American stage, from the days of showboats and tent shows into the modern era of Broadway hits, computerized stage machinery, public funding, and unionization. Evaluates significant trrends in playwriting, in the taste of audiences, and in acting theory and practice; analyzes the economic structure of the theater; and traces developments in stagecraft and playhouse design. Highly illustrated. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Plays, Musicals, Broadway, Theater, Theatre, Drama, Mary C. Henderson, Joseph Papp, Tennessee Williams, Lee Strasberg, William Shakespeare, Elmer Rice, Eugene O'Neill, Arthur Miller, Marc Klaw, William Dean Howells, Hamlet, Edwin Forrest, Augustin Daly, Edwin Booth, David Belasco, George Balanchine).