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Stages of Drama : Classical to Contemporary Theater

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780312397333

ISBN10:
031239733X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/25/2002
Publisher(s):
Bedford/St. Martin's
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Summary

With a distinctive emphasis on performance and a comprehensive selection of classic and contemporary plays -- Stages of Drama truly engages students by presenting plays not only as texts on the page, but also as works that come to life on the stage.

Author Biography

CARL H. KLAUS, professor emeritus of English at the University of Iowa, is founder and former director of Iowa's nonfiction writing program. He is coauthor or coeditor of several college textbooks, most recently Fields of Reading, Sixth Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000), and Modern and Contemporary Drama (St. Martin's Press, 1994). He is also author of Weathering Winter: A Gardener's Daybook (1997) and My Vegetable Love: A Journal of a Growing Season.

MIRIAM GILBERT
is professor of English at the University of Iowa. She is coauthor of Modern and Contemporary Drama (St. Martin's Press, 1994), and author of Shakespeare in Performance: Love's Labour's Lost (1993). She has written and taught widely on using performance strategies in the classroom.

BRADFORD S. FIELD JR.
is professor of English at Wayne State University. He is coauthor of Modern and Contemporary Drama (St. Martin's Press, 1994).

Table of Contents

Preface v
READING AND WITNESSING A PLAY
SUSAN GLASPELL
1(12)
Trifles
4(9)
CLASSICAL THEATER
13(8)
AESCHYLUS
21(28)
Agamemnon
24(25)
Louis MacNeice
Photographs of the Guthrie Theater Production, 1967
43(2)
Photographs of the National Theater Production of The Oresteia, 1981
45(1)
Review of the Guthrie Theater Production, 1967
46(1)
Roderick Nordell
From Exposed by the Mask: Form and Language in Drama
47(2)
Peter Hall
SOPHOCLES
49(28)
Oedipus Rex
52(25)
Dudley Fitts
Robert Fitzgerald
Photographs of the Guthrie Theater Production, 1972
71(2)
Review of the Guthrie Theater Production, 1972
73(1)
Melvin Maddocks
An Exchange of Letters on Planning the 1972 Guthrie Theater Production
74(3)
EURIPIDES
77(34)
The Bacchae
80(31)
Kenneth Cavander
Photographs of the Yale Repertory Theatre Production, 1969
101(1)
Photographs of the American Repertory Theatre Production, 1998
102(3)
Review of the Yale Repertory Theatre Production, 1969
105(1)
Jack Kroll
Review of the American Repertory Theatre Production, 1998
106(1)
Scott Cummings
Interview with Alvin Epstein on Acting in Two Productions of The Bacchae
107(4)
Emily Goodall
ARISTOPHANES
111(24)
Lysistrata
114(21)
Whitney Oates
Charles T. Murphy
Photographs of the Peter Hall Company Production, 1993
131(2)
Review of the Peter Hall Company Production, 1993
133(2)
Michael Coveney
PLAUTUS
135(24)
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to The Wedding (Casina)
138(21)
Richard C. Beacham
Photographs of the J. Paul Getty Museum Production, 1994
155(2)
Review of the J. Paul Getty Museum Production, 1994
157(2)
Don Shirley
MEDIEVAL THEATER
159(6)
THE WAKEFIELD MASTER
165(18)
The Second Shepherds' Play
168(15)
Anthony Caputi
Photographs of the Royal Shakespeare Company Production, 1978
178(3)
Review of the Royal Shakespeare Company Production, 1978
181(2)
Ann Fitzgerald
ANONYMOUS
183(22)
Everyman
186(19)
Kate Franks
Photographs of the University of Chicago Theater Production, 1973
197(1)
Photographs of the Royal Shakespeare Company Production, 1996
197(3)
Interview with Nicholas Rudall, Director of the University of Chicago Theater Production, 1973
200(2)
Bradford S. Field
Review of the Royal Shakespeare Company Production, 1996
202(3)
Charles Spencer
RENAISSANCE ENGLISH THEATER
205(6)
CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE
211(36)
The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus
214(33)
Irving Ribner
Photographs of the Poculi Ludique Societas Production at the University of Toronto, 1984
242(2)
G. B. Shand on Directing the Poculi Ludique Societas Production at the University of Toronto, 1984
244(3)
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
247(94)
Much Ado About Nothing
253(37)
David L. Stevenson
Photographs of the A. J. Antoon Production at the Joseph Papp Public Theatre, 1972
285(3)
Review of the A. J. Antoon Production at the Joseph Papp Public Theatre, 1972
288(1)
Mel Gussow
Commentary on the Collaboration of Joseph Papp and A. J. Antoon, 1974
289(1)
Stewart W. Little
Joseph Papp
The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice
290(51)
Alvin Kernan
Photographs of the National Theatre Production, 1964
333(1)
Photographs of the Royal Shakespeare Production, 1989
334(1)
Interview with Laurence Olivier, 1964
335(1)
Kenneth Tynan
Rehearsing Othello, 1964
335(1)
Kenneth Tynan
Review of the National Theatre Production, 1964
336(2)
Ronald Bryden
Interview with Imogen Stubbs, Marsha Hunt, and Zoe Wanamaker on Acting in Othello, 1989
338(3)
Gwyn Morgan
BEN JONSON
341(58)
Volpone, or The Foxe
344(55)
Philip Brockbank
Photographs of the Royal National Theatre Production, 1995
395(2)
Review of the Royal National Theatre Production, 1995
397(2)
Sarah Hemming
NEOCLASSICAL THEATER
399(4)
MOLIERE
403(28)
The Misanthrope
406(25)
Richard Wilbur
Photograph of the A.P.A.-Phoenix Theatre Production, 1968
427(1)
Photograph of the Classic Stage Production, 1999
428(1)
Review of the A.P.A.-Phoenix Theatre Production, 1968
429(1)
Clive Barnes
Interview with Narelle Sissons, Designer of the Classic Stage Company Production, 1999
430(1)
David Barbour
APHRA BEHN
431(46)
The Rover
434(43)
Photographs of the Royal Shakespeare Company Production, 1986
474(2)
Review of the Royal Shakespeare Company Production, 1986
476(1)
Benedict Nightingale
RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN
477(44)
The School for Scandal
480(41)
George Nettleton
Arthur Case
Photographs of the Stratford Festival Production, 1970
515(2)
Interview with Michael Langham, Director of the Stratford Festival Production, 1970
517(1)
Bradford S. Field Jr.
Review of the Stratford Festival Production, 1970
518(3)
Clive Barnes
MODERN THEATER
521(8)
GEORG BUCHNER
529(18)
Woyzeck
532(15)
Henry J. Schmidt
Photographs of the New York Shakespeare Festival Production, 1992
542(2)
Review of the New York Shakespeare Festival Production, 1992
544(3)
Mel Gussow
HENRIK IBSEN
547(42)
A Doll's House
550(39)
Michael Meyer
Photographs of the Playhouse Production, 1971
580(2)
Photographs of the Belasco Theater Production, 1997
582(2)
Review of the Playhouse Production, 1971
584(2)
Walter Kerr
Review of the Belasco Theater Production, 1997
586(1)
Ben Brantley
Interview with Janet McTeer, 1997
587(2)
Peter Marks
AUGUST STRINDBERG
589(24)
Miss Julie
592(21)
Elizabeth Sprigge
Photographs of the Royal Dramatic Theater of Sweden Production, 1991
607(4)
Review of the Royal Dramatic Theater of Sweden Production, 1991
611(2)
Mel Gussow
OSCAR WILDE
613(34)
The Importance of Being Earnest
617(30)
Photographs of the Globe Theatre Production, 1939
642(2)
Photographs of the National Theatre Production, 1982
644(1)
Review of the National Theatre Production, 1982
645(2)
Michael Billington
JOHN MILLINGTON SYNGE
647(16)
In the Shadow of the Glen
651(12)
Photographs of the Royal Shakespeare Company Production, 1998
657(2)
Review of the Royal Shakespeare Company Production, 1998
659(1)
Alastair Macaulay
J. M. Synge on the Source of the Play, 1904
660(3)
ANTON CHEKHOV
663(30)
The Cherry Orchard
666(27)
David Magarshack
Photographs of the Royal Shakespeare Company Production, 1995
688(2)
Penelope Wilton on Playing Madame Ranevskaya, 1999
690(3)
BERNARD SHAW
693(46)
Pygmalion
697(42)
Photographs of the London Production, 1974
734(2)
Review of the London Production, 1974
736(3)
Ronald Bryden
LUIGI PIRANDELLO
739(36)
Six Characters in Search of An Author
743(32)
Frederick May
Photographs of the Young Vic Production, 2001
771(2)
Review of the Young Vic Production, 2001
773(2)
John Peter
EUGENE O'NEILL
775(32)
Homecoming (from the trilogy Mourning Becomes Electra)
779(28)
Photographs of the Shakespeare Theatre Production of Mourning Becomes Electra, 1997
801(4)
Designers Lee and Greenwood on Collaborating with O'Neill, 1997
805(2)
FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA
807(26)
The House of Bernarda Alba
810(23)
James Graham-Lujan
Richard L. O'Connell
Photographs of the Lyric, Hammersmith Production, 1986
829(3)
Review of the Lyric, Hammersmith Production, 1986
832(1)
Michael Billington
BERTOLT BRECHT
833(32)
Galileo
836(29)
Charles Laughton
Photographs of the New York (Charles Laughton) Production, 1947
862(2)
Review of the New York Production, 1947
864(1)
Irwin Shaw
ARTHUR MILLER
865(50)
Death of a Salesman
868(47)
Photograph of the Original Broadway Production, 1949
906(1)
Photographs of the Goodman Theatre Production, 1998
907(2)
Making Willy Loman: A Look at Miller's Notebook
909(6)
John Lahr
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
915(46)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
918(43)
Photographs of the American Shakespeare Theater Production, 1974
955(2)
Elizabeth Ashley on playing Maggie in the American Shakespeare Theater Production, 1974
957(1)
Review of the American Shakespeare Theater Production, 1974
958(3)
Clive Barnes
CONTEMPORARY THEATER
961(6)
EUGENE IONESCO
967(20)
The Lesson
970(17)
Donald Allen
Photographs of the Phoenix Theatre Production, 1958
983(2)
Review of the Phoenix Theatre Production, 1958
985(2)
Walter Kerr
SAMUEL BECKETT
987(34)
Endgame
990(31)
Jean M. Sommermeyer
Photograph of the American Repertory Theater Production, 1984
1016(1)
Photographs of the Donmar Warehouse Production, 1996
1017(2)
Review of the American Repertory Theater Production, 1984
1019(1)
Mel Gussow
Review of the Donmar Warehouse Production, 1996
1020(1)
Paul Taylor
EDWARD ALBEE
1021(16)
The Zoo Story
1024(13)
Photographs of the Provincetown Playhouse Production, 1960
1034(2)
Review of the Provincetown Playhouse Production, 1960
1036(1)
Henry Hewes
LORRAINE HANSBERRY
1037(46)
A Raisin in the Sun
1040(43)
Photographs of the New York Production, 1959
1077(1)
Sidney Poitier on Playing Walter Lee Younger in the New York Production, 1959
1078(2)
Interview with Lloyd Richards on Directing the New York Production, 1959
1080(1)
Arthur Bartow
Review of the New York Production, 1959
1081(2)
Brooks Atkinson
AMIRI BARAKA
1083(14)
Dutchman
1086(11)
Photograph of the Cherry Lane Theatre Production, 1964
1094(1)
Review of the Cherry Lane Theatre Production, 1964
1095(1)
Harold Clurman
Review of the Cherry Lane Theater Production, 1964
1095(2)
Howard Taubman
HAROLD PINTER
1097(14)
Landscape
1100(11)
Photographs of the National Theatre Production, 1994
1107(2)
Review of the National Theatre Production, London, 1994
1109(1)
Nick Curtis
Review of the National Theatre Production, London, 1994
1109(2)
Alastair Macaulay
ALAN AYCKBOURN
1111(42)
Absurd Person Singular
1114(39)
Photographs of the London Production, 1973
1147(3)
Alan Ayckbourn on Writing and Presenting the Play, 1999
1150(3)
WOLE SOYINKA
1153(32)
Death and The King's Horseman
1156(29)
Photographs of the Terrace Theatre Production, 1979
1183(1)
Review of the Terrace Theatre Production, 1979
1184(1)
James Lardner
DEREK WALCOTT
1185(28)
Pantomime
1188(25)
Photograph of the Arena Stage Production, 1981
1206(1)
Photographs of the Round House Theatre Production, 1998
1207(3)
Interview with Derek Walcott, 2002
1210(3)
Andrew Wilson
BRIAN FRIEL
1213(34)
Translations
1216(31)
Photographs of the Donmar Warehouse Production, 1993
1243(2)
Review of the Donmar Warehouse Production, 1993
1245(2)
Nicholas de Jongh
ATHOL FUGARD
1247(26)
``Master Harold''. . .And the Boys
1251(22)
Photographs of the Yale Repertory Theatre Production, 1982
1270(1)
Review of the Yale Repertory Theatre Production, 1982
1271(2)
Frank Rich
CARYL CHURCHILL
1273(34)
Top Girls
1276(31)
Photographs of the Royal Court Theatre Production, 1982
1305(1)
Review of the Royal Court Theatre Production, 1982
1306(1)
Robert Cushman
MARSHA NORMAN
1307(28)
'Night Mother
1310(25)
Photographs of the John Golden Theater Production, 1983
1329(2)
Review of the John Golden Theater Production, 1983
1331(1)
Douglas Watt
Review of the John Golden Theater Production, 1983
1332(3)
Frank Rich
AUGUST WILSON
1335(40)
Fences
1338(37)
Photographs of the Yale Repertory Theatre Production, 1985
1368(4)
Interview with Mary Alice and James Earl Jones, 1985
1372(3)
Heather Henderson
DAVID HENRY HWANG
1375(38)
M. Butterfly
1378(35)
Photographs of the New York Production, 1988
1407(2)
Eiko Ishioka on Designing the 1988 New York Production
1409(4)
CHERRIE MORAGA
1413(36)
Shadow of a Man
1416(33)
Maria Elena Gaitan
Photographs of the Eureka Theatre/Brava! Production, 1990
1445(2)
Review of the Eureka Theatre/Brava! Production, 1990
1447(2)
Peter Haugen
DAVID MAMET
1449(26)
Oleanna
1452(23)
Photographs of the Orpheum Theatre Production, 1992
1468(2)
Review of the Orpheum Theatre Production, 1992
1470(2)
John Lahr
Interview with David Mamet, 1995
1472(3)
Geoffrey Norman
John Rezek
TONY KUSHNER
1475(42)
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
1478(39)
Photographs of the Walter Kerr Theater Production, 1993
1512(2)
Review of the Walter Kerr Theater Production, 1993
1514(3)
Stefan Kanfer
TOM STOPPARD
1517(48)
Arcadia
1520(45)
Photographs of the Royal National Theatre Production, 1993
1560(3)
Review of the Royal National Theatre Production, 1993
1563(2)
Paul Taylor
YASMINA REZA
1565(24)
``Art''
1567(22)
Christopher Hampton
Photographs of the Wyndham's Theatre Production, 1996
1585(2)
Review of Wyndham's Theatre Production, 1996
1587(1)
Sarah Hemming
Review of Wyndham's Theatre Production, 1996
1587(2)
Tom Lubbock
PAULA VOGEL
1589(32)
How I Learned to Drive
1592(29)
Photographs of the Vineyard Theatre Production, 1997
1614(3)
Interview with Paula Vogel, 1998
1617(4)
Arthur Holmberg
SUZAN-LORI PARKS
1621(34)
In the Blood
1624(31)
Photographs of the Joseph Papp Public Theatre/New York Shakespeare Festival Production, 1999
1649(4)
Review of the Joseph Papp Public Theatre/New York Shakespeare Festival Production, 1999
1653(2)
Margo Jefferson
IDEAS OF DRAMA: CLASSICAL TO CONTEMPORARY
1655(64)
On the Nature and Elements of Tragedy
1656(6)
Aristotle
On Time and Place, On Comedy and Tragedy
1662(2)
Sir Philip Sidney
A Comparison between Sentimental and Laughing Comedy
1664(2)
Oliver Goldsmith
The Preface to Miss Julie
1666(6)
August Strindberg
First Principles
1672(1)
William Butler Yeats
The Technical Novelty in Ibsen's Plays
1673(5)
George Bernard Shaw
Direction and Acting
1678(5)
Constantin Stanislavski
Theatre for Pleasure or Theatre for Instruction
1683(4)
Bertolt Brecht
No More Masterpieces
1687(3)
Antonin Artaud
Tragedy and the Common Man
1690(2)
Arthur Miller
Theatre of the Absurd
1692(2)
Martin Esslin
What Is Black Theater?
1694(2)
Amiri Baraka
Ten Golden Rules for Playwrights
1696(1)
Marsha Norman
Tradition and Individual Talent
1697(4)
Suzan-Lori Parks
APPENDICES
Appendix A: Analyzing a Play
1701(18)
Appendix B: Film and Video Productions of Plays in Stages of Drama
1719


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