The Theater Experience

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1991-03-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College

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The ideal theater appreciation text for courses focusing on theater elements, "The Theater Experience" encourages students to be active theater-goers as they learn about the fundamentals of a production. By addressing the importance of the audience, Wilson brings the art of performance to life for students who may have little experience with the medium. .

Table of Contents

– The Audience
The Audience: Its Role and Imagination
Background and Expectations of the Audience
The Critic and the Audience
Stage Spaces
The Performers And The Director
Acting: Offstage and in the Past
Stage Acting Today
The Director and the Producer
The Playwright And The Play
– Creating the World of the Play
Dramatic Structure: Climactic, Episodic, and Other Forms
Dramatic Characters
Tragedy and Other Serious Drama
Comedy and Tragicomedy
The Designers
Lighting and Sound
– The Theater Landscape Today
– Contemporary American Theater
Musical Theater
– Contemporary World Theater
Epilogue: Integrating the Elements: Predicting the Future
– Play Synopses
The Cherry Orchard
A Streetcar Named Desire
Death of a Salesman
Waiting for Godot
Historical Outline
Major Theatrical Forms and Movements
Technical Terms
Select Bibliography
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