Romeo and Juliet
Score: 4
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Romeo and Juliet


  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Release Date : 2011-06-02
  • Genre: Theater
  • File Size: 1247442 Bytes


"Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life; Whose misadventured piteous overthrows Do with their death bury their parents' strife..." The Italian city of Verona is plagued with violence in the streets. The Capulets and the Montagues, two powerful and wealthy houses, have let their rivalry erupt into all-out war. Yet when young Montague heir Romeo sneaks into a Capulet celebration to disrupt it from within, he meets the Capulets' daughter Juliet. The two begin their love affair, doomed from the start, but beautiful enough to transcend fate....

Theatre
Score: 3.5
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Theatre


  • Author: David Mamet
  • Release Date : 2010-04-13
  • Genre: Theater
  • File Size: 406349 Bytes


If theatre were a religion, explains David Mamet in his opening chapter, "many of the observations and suggestions in this book might be heretical." As always, Mamet delivers on his promise: in Theatre, the acclaimed author of Glengarry Glen Ross and Speed the Plow calls for nothing less than the death of the director and the end of acting theory. For Mamet, either actors are good or they are non-actors, and good actors generally work best without the interference of a director, however well-intentioned. Issue plays, political correctness, method actors, impossible directions, Stanislavksy, and elitists all fall under Mamet's critical gaze. To students, teachers, and directors who crave a blast of fresh air in a world that can be insular and fearful ...

Devising Theatre

Devising Theatre


  • Author : Alison Oddey
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0415049008


Devising Theatre Book Description :

Devising Theatre is a practical handbook that combines a critical analysis of contemporary devised theatre practice, with descriptions of selected companies, and suggestions for any group devising theatre from scratch. It was written because of a perceived need for information about the subject, and is the first book to propose a general theory of devised theatre....

Contemporary Theatre in Education

Contemporary Theatre in Education


  • Author : Roger Wooster
  • Publisher : Intellect Books
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781841501703


Contemporary Theatre in Education Book Description :

Theatre in Education emerged in the mid-sixties as a unique hybrid of performance and child-centred learning. Contemporary Theatre in Education charts the creation and adaptation of this hybrid through the changing political, economic and educational environment. It also takes a snapshot of the TIE being created today, considering all the projects being performed in Wales during a single month. The projects are analysed and every TIE director interviewed about the work and the policies of their companies. It becomes very clear that that the distinction between TIE and Childrens Theatre is being blurred....

Learning Through Theatre

Learning Through Theatre


  • Author : Tony Jackson
  • Publisher : Manchester University Press
  • Release Date : 1980
  • Genre: Drama in education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0719007895


Learning Through Theatre Book Description :

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The Cambridge Guide to American Theatre

The Cambridge Guide to American Theatre


  • Author : Don B. Wilmeth
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2007-09-13
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780521835381


The Cambridge Guide to American Theatre Book Description :

Collects over twenty-five hundred entries on American theater, from its beginning through the modern day....

Voice and Speech in the Theatre

Voice and Speech in the Theatre


  • Author : James Clifford Turner
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0878301127


Voice and Speech in the Theatre Book Description :

This is a classic book on voice and speech, designed for actors at all levels. One of the great voice teachers of his day, J. Clifford Turner here uses simple and direct language to impart the necessary technical 'basics' of speech and voice....

The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Theatre
Score: 4
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The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Theatre


  • Author : Richard Beadle
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1994-03-17
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0521459168


The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Theatre Book Description :

The mystery plays and other drama of the English Middle Ages are perennially popular with students and theater audiences alike. This book gives an up-to-date account of the field, aimed at students of English literature and theater, as well as showing how the plays can be appreciated by the theater-going public in modern productions. It introduces new readers to famous mystery cycles such as those of Chester and York, and to great morality plays such as Everyman. There is a strong emphasis on theatricality, with numerous illustrations and valuable reference material....

A Sourcebook of Feminist Theatre and Performance

A Sourcebook of Feminist Theatre and Performance


  • Author : Carol Martin
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0415106443


A Sourcebook of Feminist Theatre and Performance Book Description :

This outstanding collection includes key texts by theorists such as Elin Diamond, Peggy Phelan and Lynda Hart and interviews with practitioners including Anna Deveare Smith and Robbie McCauley....

Theatre and Europe  1957 95

Theatre and Europe 1957 95


  • Author : Christopher McCullough
  • Publisher : Intellect Books
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 187151682X


Theatre and Europe 1957 95 Book Description :

Annotation An overview of the main strands of European thought (with regard to the development of European consciousness) manifest through significant moments of theatre practice. This book goes further than other books by relating theatre history to the development of the European Community as a whole. The author lays emphasis on the analytic sense of culture, wishing to illuminate a particular moment when theatre may be seen as an expression of, or a moment of subversion in, the accepted cultural status quo....