Othello
Score: 4
From 138 Ratings

Othello


  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Release Date : 2011-06-16
  • Genre: Classics
  • File Size: 1091225 Bytes


"Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; Oft got without merit and lost without deserving." In the city of Venice, a dark-skinned military commander named Othello secretly marries the young and fair senator's daughter Desdemona. The interracial marriage draws resentments from other Venetians, particularly from the ambitious and envious soldier Iago, who hates Othello for his success, his way with women, and for overlooking him for promotion. Enlisting the help of Roderigo, another soldier lusting after Desdemona, Iago begins to plot to strip Othello of everything he holds dear, concocting a scheme far more sinister and gruesome than murder......

The Taming of the Shrew
Score: 3.5
From 86 Ratings

The Taming of the Shrew


  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Release Date : 2011-08-08
  • Genre: Theater
  • File Size: 899208 Bytes


In Shakespeare's controversial but funny play-within-a-play, the foul-tempered Katherina has managed to keep any suitors away with her aura of nastiness. Her beautiful and demure sister Bianca, on the other hand, has no shortage of interested men, but the girls' father Baptista will not let young Bianca marry until Katherina finds a husband. In order to make Bianca available, her suitors begin searching for a potential match, and find it in the equally strong-willed Petruchio. He goes up against Katherina in a battle of the sexes, which, depending on your critical point-of-view, is either uncomfortably misogynistic or deliberately over-the-top ridiculous....

The Art of Theatre  Then and Now

The Art of Theatre Then and Now


  • Author : William Missouri Downs
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2016-10-05
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305954700


The Art of Theatre Then and Now Book Description :

THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW, 4th Edition, brings the fascinating world of theatre to life with lively coverage of the history, cultural diversity, creativity, controversy -- and even a typical day in the life -- of theatre. As the authors wrote each chapter, they asked themselves how the subject applies to students' lives. The result is a text packed with practical information you can use in everyday life, including insight on censorship, freedom of speech, copyrights, the National Endowment for the Arts, and more. Timely connections drawn between theatre and TV and film help you see how the living stage is unique, and the optional MindTap® digital learning solution provides a variety of online study tools to help you ensure your success in the...

The Art of Theatre  A Concise Introduction

The Art of Theatre A Concise Introduction


  • Author : William Downs
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781111348311


The Art of Theatre A Concise Introduction Book Description :

THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers briefer coverage of theatre history. Timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of television and film help students understand how the living art of theatre relates to and influences today’s screen entertainment. For flexibility in the way you teach, THE ART OF THEATRE is available in two versions. This Concise version contains 12 chapters, paring back historical coverage to one chapter on theatre’s key movements (such as realism and absurdism) and then offers one chapter featuring musical theatre. THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW contains 17 chapters, ...

The Art of Theatre  A Concise Introduction

The Art of Theatre A Concise Introduction


  • Author : William Downs
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781133713487


The Art of Theatre A Concise Introduction Book Description :

THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers briefer coverage of theatre history. Timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of television and film help students understand how the living art of theatre relates to and influences today’s screen entertainment. For flexibility in the way you teach, THE ART OF THEATRE is available in two versions. This Concise version contains 12 chapters, paring back historical coverage to one chapter on theatre’s key movements (such as realism and absurdism) and then offers one chapter featuring musical theatre. THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW contains 17 chapters, ...

The Art of Theatre  Then and Now

The Art of Theatre Then and Now


  • Author : William Missouri Downs
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781133713494


The Art of Theatre Then and Now Book Description :

THE ART OF THEATRE: THEN AND NOW, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural 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, THE ART OF THEATRE is available in two versions. This full version contains 17 chapters, six of which cover theatre history in both Western and non-Western contexts, and concludes with a chapter on The Musical. THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION features 12 chapters and a briefer treatme...

Death  the One and the Art of Theatre

Death the One and the Art of Theatre


  • Author : Howard Barker
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0415349869


Death the One and the Art of Theatre Book Description :

Death, The One and the Art of Theatre is the latest collection of Barkers distinctive and revelatory philosophical musings on theatre. It is a stunning array of speculations, deductions, prose poems and poetic aper¿ that casts a unique and unflinching light on the nature of tragedy, eroticism, love and theatre. Exploring the juncture between aesthetics and metaphysics, the book looks at the human experience of love and death as life at its most intrinsically theatrical. Howard Barker is an internationally renowned playwright whose works are regularly produced throughout Europe and the US. He is widely known for his controversial explorations into contemporary tragedy and his anti-Brechtian focus on the irrational and the catastrophic. He is often cr...

An Introduction To  the Art of Theatre

An Introduction To the Art of Theatre


  • Author : Marsh Cassady
  • Publisher : Meriwether Pub
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105122859429


An Introduction To the Art of Theatre Book Description :

An introduction to theater looks at its evolution since ancient times and focuses on creating a production, the role of the playwright, and forms of dramatic structure....

Form and the Art of Theatre

Form and the Art of Theatre


  • Author : Paul Newell Campbell
  • Publisher : Popular Press
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0879722797


Form and the Art of Theatre Book Description :

This book is an argument for a particular point of view toward theatre, not a summary or survey of dramatic theory and criticism. The argument centers on the concept of form, a concept that is the rock on which all theoretical and critical works are built, or against which they shatter....

Experiencing the Art of Theatre

Experiencing the Art of Theatre


  • Author : William Missouri Downs
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2006-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0495001805


Experiencing the Art of Theatre Book Description :

What is the difference between the living stage and the silver screen? How can theatre play a part in our lives? EXPERIENCING THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION uses popular screen entertainments as a touchstone to begin exploring the unique art of theatre. It challenges students to interpret, criticize, and appreciate the various roles theatre plays in society through positive comparison to TV and film. From theatre's ritual origins to modern musicals, from the controversies surrounding the NEA to the applicability of acting lessons in everyday life, this book is an important first step toward a deeper awareness of theatre's continuing and contemporary significance. Featuring strong coverage of current events in theatre, the reviewer-praised...

The Art of the Theatre Workshop

The Art of the Theatre Workshop


  • Author : Murray Melvin
  • Publisher : Oberon Books Limited
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106018960770


The Art of the Theatre Workshop Book Description :

Documentation of important development in British theatre history....