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Theatres; an illustrated history

Simon Tidworth

Theatres; an illustrated history

by Simon Tidworth

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Published by Pall Mall Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater architecture -- History.,
  • Theater -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Simon Tidworth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA6821 .T48 1973b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5091041M
    ISBN 100269028331
    LC Control Number74162554

    Books shelved as theatre-history: Towards a Poor Theatre by Jerzy Grotowski, History of the Theatre by Oscar Gross Brockett, The Year of Lear: Shakespear. The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre, an authoritative and lavishly illustrated new history, celebrates the stage's greatest achievements over 4, years, from festival performances in ancient Egypt to international, multicultural drama in the late twentieth century, and from Sophocles and Aristophanes to George Gershwin and Harold Pinter.

    Summary. An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance chronicles the history and development of theatre from the Roman era to the present day. As the most public of arts, theatre constantly interacted with changing social, political and intellectual movements and ideas, and Robert Leach’s masterful work restores to the foreground of this evolution the . Both playwright (Leda and the Swan) and critic (for The Observer and The Spectator), Gascoigne writes a sturdy and readable history which uses its gallery of pictures to illustrate changing techniques and situations, and show, generally, ""what a playgoer of the time would have seen"" both on stage, in the audience, and behind the scenes.

    The Theatre Royal, Christchurch – an illustrated history pp ~ softbound with flaps ~ ISBN Published by Clerestory Press, Christchurch. Shipping: There is a $ post and packaging charge, or you can choose to collect your book from the Theatre . John Russell Brown has 66 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Russell Brown’s most popular book is The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre.


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