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This stunning contribution to the field of theatre history is the first in-depth look at avant-garde theatre in the United States from the early 1950s to the 1990s. American Avant-Garde Theatre offers a definition of the avant-garde, and looks at its origins and theoretical foundations by examining: *Gertrude Stein *John Cage *The Beat writers *Avant-garde cinema *Abstract Expressionism *Minimalism There are fascinating discussions and illustrations of the productions of the Living Theatre, the Wooster Group, Open Theatre, Ontological-Hysteric Theatre and Performance Group. among many others. Aronson also examines why avant-garde theatre declined and virtually disappeared at the end of the twentieth century
The best monologues from 15 years of American Theatre magazine plays.
These monologue books present the best audition pieces for actors selected from over 80 plays first published in American Theatre magazine since 1985. The magazine has published many of the most important contemporary American plays over the last 15 years, including Angels in America, Three Tall Women, M. Butterfly, Talk Radio, The Baltimore Waltz, Buried Child, to name a few.
From Brecht to Stanislavsky, and Barba to Vakhtangov, Fifty Key Theatre Directors covers the life and work of individuals who have been deeply influential to the development of theatre. Its specialist authors combine theory and practice to provide insightful overviews of the individual directors' approaches and their contributions to the field. Accessibly written, with A-Z coverage and guides to further reading, this book is the ideal guide to the world of theatre for both students and the theatre going public.
This edition has been revised to sharpen, update, and reinterpret information, and the whole text has been reorganized to highlight European and American theatre, as well as the theatre of Asia. A new chapter has been added on the theatre of Africa, and chapter 17, "Theatre and Drama after 1968," has been updated.
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Library of Congress Classification System
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