Theatre, Brief https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260057380.jpeg 12 9781260057386 Theatre immerses its readers in the world of theatre, giving them in-depth descriptions of many job functions and various aspects of a play's production from beginning to end. Through the coverage of design, acting, and directing, students are given a behind-the-scenes look at professional theatre artists performing their craft. The Photo Essay features that appear in multiple chapters include interviews with well-known figures both onstage and offstage. Conducted personally by the authors, they provide readers with firsthand accounts of what it's like to work in the field. Every culture has developed theatre of some kind, and this edition makes a greater effort to include plays from non-Western countries in its examples. There is also greater attention to individual diversity withing the U.S. theatre community. The authors incorporate more examples of women and ethnic minorities in both onstage and backstage roles, including a new profile on Young Jean Lee, the first Asian American woman to have her work staged on Broadway.
Theatre, Brief

Theatre, Brief

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By Robert Cohen and Donovan Sherman
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ISBN13: 9781260057386
Copyright: 2020
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Preface
Introduction

Chapter 1     What Is Theatre?
Chapter 2     What Is a Play?
Chapter 3     The Actor
Chapter 4     The Playwright
Chapter 5     Designers and Technicians
Chapter 6     The Director
Chapter 7     Theatre Traditions
Chapter 8     The Modern Theatre
Chapter 9     Musical Theatre
Chapter 10    Theatre Today
Chapter 11    The Audience

The Ancients
The Middle Ages
The Renaissance
The Theatre of Asia
The Royal Era
The Modern Theatre: Realism
The Modern Theatre: Antirealism


Appendix: Enjoy the Play!
Glossary
Selected Bibliography
Index