American Theatre Companies 1888 1930

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A series providing essential facts about resident acting companies in the United States spanning from 1749 through 1986.Information includes the company's location, history, personnel, and repertory,
American Theatre Companies, 1888-1930
Language: en
Pages: 541
Authors: Weldon B. Durham
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher: Greenwood

A series providing essential facts about resident acting companies in the United States spanning from 1749 through 1986.Information includes the company's location, history, personnel, and repertory,
Historical Dictionary of American Theater
Language: en
Pages: 808
Authors: James Fisher, Felicia Hardison Londré
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-22 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Modernism covers the history of modernist American Theatre through a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 2,000 cross-referenced entries on actors and actresses, directors, playwrights, producers, genres, and notable plays.
American Drama of the Twentieth Century
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Gerald M. Berkowitz
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-15 - Publisher: Routledge

In this book Professor Berkowitz studies the diversity of American drama from the stylistic, experimental plays of O'Neill, through verse, tragedy and community theatre, to the theatre of the 1990s. The discussions range through dramatists, plays, genres and themes, with full supporting appendix material. It also examines major dramatists such
The A to Z of American Theater
Language: en
Pages: 570
Authors: James Fisher, Felicia Hardison Londré
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-02 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The period of 1880 to 1929 is the richest theater era in American history, certainly in the number of plays produced and significant artists, as well as in the centrality of theater in the lives of Americans. As the impact of European modernism gradually seeped into American theater during the
Chicanas/Latinas in American Theatre
Language: en
Pages: 188
Authors: Elizabeth C. Ramírez
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Elizabeth C. Ramírez's study reveals the traditions of Chicanas/Latinas in theatre and performance, showing how Latina/Latino theatre has evolved from its pre-Columbian, Spanish, and Mexican origins to its present prominence within American theatre history. This project on women in performance serves the need for scholarship on the contributions of underrepresented