The Art of Theatre Then and Now

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-12-19
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW, Second Edition, explores issues of diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers comprehensive coverage of theatre history. The authors make timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of television and film to help students understand how the living art of theatre relates to and influences today's screen entertainment. For flexibility in the way you teach, this title is available in two versions.

Table of Contents

Theatre Literacy
Theatre, Art, and Entertainment
Comparing the Living Stage, Silver Screen, and Home Theatre
Theatre and Cultural Diversity
Experiencing and Analyzing Plays
The Arts Within the Art
A Day in the Life of a Theatre
The Playwright and the Script
The Art of Acting
The Art of Directing
The Art of Design
A Concise History
Non-Western Theatre
The Greeks to the Rise of Christianity
The Dark Ages to the Dawn of the Renaissance
The Renaissance
The Restoration, the Enlightenment, and Romanticism
Modern Theatre
The Musical
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