9780075617501

Theater : The Lively Art with Theatergoers Guide

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    9780075617501

  • ISBN10:

    0075617501

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/1998
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill College Div
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Summary

Created for Theater Appreciation courses that cover both history and elements, the new fourth edition of The Lively Art emphasizes the visual dimension of the theater with a four-color interior, revised illustration program, and a new photo essay that chronicles the development and production of a play from concept to curtain call. In addition to the text revisions, each copy of the book is accompanied by a free Theatergoer's Guide to attending performances and by the Making the Grade CD-ROM a study tool for students.

Table of Contents

Preface xvii
Introduction 1(16)
PART I Creating Theater
Audiences and Critics
17(20)
Stage Performers
37(20)
The Director and the Producer
57(14)
Theater Spaces
71(18)
Designers: Scenery and Costumes
89(22)
Designers: Lighting and Sound
111(18)
The Playwright: Subject, Focus, Purpose, and Viewpoint
129(24)
The Playwright: Dramatic Structure and Characters
153(24)
Profile of a Production
177(14)
PART II Theater Tradition and Theater Today
Greek and Roman Theater
191(24)
Medieval and Asian Theater
215(22)
Renaissance Theater
237(32)
Theater from 1660 to 1875
269(32)
Modern Theater: 1875 to 1945
301(24)
Modern Theater: 1945 to 1990
325(26)
Contemporary Trends
351(14)
Glossary 365(8)
Selected Bibliography 373(6)
Index 379

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