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The Oxford companion to the theatre

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Oxford U.P. , London, New York [etc.]
Théâtre, Theater, Toneel, English, Dictionnaires anglais, Diction
Statementedited by Phyllis Hartnoll
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LC ClassificationsPN2035 .H3 1967
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Paginationxv, 1088 p.
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Open LibraryOL24722805M
LC Control Number67031943
OCLC/WorldCa1208810

This Oxford Companion is based on the celebrated Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance, and covers styles and movements, organizations, regions and traditions; it has a particularly strong focus on biographies of actors, playwrights, directors, and designers.

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The first book published in the series was The Oxford Companion to English Literature (), compiled by the retired diplomat Sir Paul Harvey.

The series has included (in alphabetical order). Ranging from ancient Greek tragedies to the latest developments around the globe, The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance provides an all-embracing approach that encompasses drama and musical, opera, dance, radio, and non-dramatic performances including circuses and ellomultimidia.com by: The Oxford Companion to the American Musical: Theatre, Film, and Television (Oxford Companions) [Thomas S.

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First published inGerald Bordman's Oxford Companion to American Theatre is the standard one-volume source on American theatre. Critics have hailed its “wealth of authoritative information” (Back Stage), its “fascinating picture of the volatile American stage” (The Guardian), and its “well-chosen, illuminating facts” (Newsday).This online edition was reviewed and selectively.

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First published inGerald Bordman's Oxford Companion to American Theatre is the standard one-volume source on American theatre. Critics have hailed its “wealth of authoritative information” (Back Stage), its “fascinating picture of the volatile American stage” (The Guardian), and its “well-chosen, illuminating facts” (Newsday).

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The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance is based on the celebrated Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance, and covers styles and movements, buildings, organizations, regions and traditions; it has a particularly strong focus on biographies of actors, playwrights, directors, anddesigners.

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The Oxford Companion to the Theatre. [Phyllis Hartnoll;] -- Alphabetically-arranged articles about actors, theaters, and theater terms. First published inGerald Bordman's Oxford Companion to American Theatre is the standard one-volume source on our national theatre.

Critics have hailed its "wealth of authoritative information" (Back Stage), its "fascinating picture of the volatile American stage" (The Guardian), and its "well-chosen, illuminating facts" (Newsday).4/5(2).

Third edition. This book deals with the theatre in all ages and in all countries. Areas covered are theatre, music, dancing, and design, from countries such as China, India, Japan, Malay, Greece, Rome, England, France and many more. The prompter (sometimes prompt) in a theatre is a person who prompts or cues actors when they forget their lines or neglect to move on the stage to where they are supposed to be situated.

Nowadays, many of the earlier duties of the prompter are undertaken by the stage manager, who will have a copy of the script called the prompt book. Sep 02,  · Oxford Companion to the Theatre by Phyllis Hartnoll,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(13).

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Jun 02,  · Thomas S. Hischak is Professor of Theatre at the State University of New York College at Cortland. He is the author of sixteen books on theatre, film, and popular music, including The Oxford Companion to American Theatre; the textbook Theatre As Human Action; and the award-winning American Musical Theatre Song Encyclopedia.

He is also the Brand: Oxford University Press, USA. -- Richard Schechner, expert on Indian culture and Professor of Performance Studies, New York University The Oxford Companion to Indian Theatre is the first reference work embracing both rural and urban modes of Indian theatre spanning its entire history of over years.When Gerald Bordman's Oxford Companion to American Theatre appeared incritics and the general public highly praised it, including the distinguished actor José Ferrer who proclaimed, "I'm in awe of the scholarship and research that have gone into the making of this book."3/5(2).May 17,  · The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance is based on the celebrated Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance, and covers styles and movements, buildings, organizations, regions and traditions; it has a particularly strong focus on biographies of actors, playwrights, directors, and ellomultimidia.com entries cover the people and companies who have come into prominence since /5(5).