9780073382197

The Theatre Experience

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073382197

  • ISBN10:

    0073382191

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/10/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

The re-imagined twelfth edition ofThe Theatre Experienceis students' ticket to the best seat in the house. From Broadway to makeshift theater spaces around the world, the author demonstrates the active and lively role they play as audience members by engaging them in the collaborative and creative processes behind and in front of the curtain. Wilson introduces students to the roles of the performers, directors, producers and designers, while emphasizing the insights they as audience members bring to any production. Recast as fifteen chapters, the twelfth edition better accommodates today's teaching schedules, as well as improves accessibility for students by concise insight and up-to-date vibrant production visuals. Students join the creative process withThe Theatre Experience, and rehearse for their role as life-long audience members.

Table of Contents

Experiencing Theatre, Past and Present
The Audience
The Audience: Its Role and Imagination
Background and Expectations of the Audience
The Audience views the Stage: Theatre Spaces
The Performers and the Director
Acting
The Director and the Producer
Creating the Play: The Playwright
Creating the World of the Play
Dramatic Forms and Dramatic Characters
Tragedy, Comedy and Tragicomedy
The Designers
Scenery
Stage Costumes
Lighting and Sound
The Theatre Landscape Today
Musical Theatre
Today's Global Theatre
Contemporary American Theatre
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