Theatre: The Lively Art https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_250-high/1259916863.jpeg?404URL=https://shop.mheducation.com/mhshopweb/images/no_cover_140.png
New to this edition are “evaluating” questions at the end of each chapter that discusses a theatre element. These questions are meant to help students write papers about  productions they are often required to attend.  In addition, at the end of the first history chapter there are questions to help students evaluate a production of a historic play and, at the end of the final chapter there are questions one valuating a production of a contemporary or new play.

Connect:A highly reliable, easy-to-use homework and learning management solution that embeds learning science and award-winning adaptive tools to improve student results.  

See all program features.

Table of Contents

Interested in seeing the entire table of contents?


Program Details

Part 1. Theatre in Today's World

Chapter 1. Theatre is Everywhere

Chapter 2. The Audience

Part 2. Creating Theatre: The Playwright

Chapter 3. Creating the Dramatic Script

Chapter 4. Theatrical Genres

Part 3. Creating Theatre: The Production

Chapter 5. Acting for the Stage

Chapter 6. The Director and the Producer

Chapter 7. Theatre Spaces

Chapter 8. Scenery

Chapter 9. Stage Costumes

Chapter 10. Lighting and Sound

Part 4. Global Theatres: Past and Present

Chapter 11. Early Theatre: Greek, Roman, and Medieval

Chapter 12. Early Theatre: Asian

Chapter 13. Renaissance Theatres

Chapter 14. Theatre from the Restoration through Romanticism

Chapter 15. The Modern Theatre Emerges

Chapter 16. Today's Diverse Global Theatre