the essential theatre

The Essential Theatre
Author: Oscar G. Brockett
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Pages: 496
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Noted as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre in academia, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE, 11th Edition, engages readers and gets them excited about theatre. Drawing from the expertise of the authors as dedicated teachers, published scholars, and practicing artists, this text is ideal for an introductory theatre course. It's vibrant and numerous representations of current and classic performances encourage students to become active theatergoers and fans. The Eleventh Edition includes an all-new chapter devoted to musical theatre, while the thoroughly revised chapter on acting covers the diversity of contemporary approaches. The text also includes numerous new photos, new Then and Now boxes, and expanded use of dates to provide context for artists' major works. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Essential Theatre  Enhanced
Author: Oscar G. Brockett
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2013-03-29
Pages: 496
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Whether you are a theatre major looking forward to a career in the arts, or a non major interested in an overview to help you better appreciate theatre as an audience member, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE Enhanced 10E is a welcome and helpful resource. Written by highly respected theatre historians, the text has earned its reputation as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre. Its vibrant treatment of theatre practice--past and present--catalogs the origins of theatre through postmodernism and performance art. THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE will encourage you and get you excited about becoming an active theatergoer, while providing the insight and understanding that will enrich your theatre experience throughout your life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Essential Theatre
Author: Oscar Gross Brockett
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Date: 2000
Pages: 492
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This introductory text acquaints students with the theatre-its artistic and social functions, its development, and how each of the theatre arts functions as a unit. In the thirty-five years since it was first published, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE has established a reputation as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre in academia. THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE works in tandem with its companion anthology, PLAYS FOR THE THEATRE (7/e), edited by Oscar G. Brockett with Robert Ball. The scripts in PLAYS serve as the foundation for discussion of the various types of theatrical experience explored in THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE.

The Essential Theatre
Author: Oscar Gross Brockett
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Date: 2004
Pages: 474
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The Essential Theatre
Author: Oscar Gross Brockett
Publisher:
Release Date: 1996
Pages: 495
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

For courses in introduction to theatre or theatre appreciation, this text acquaints students with the theatre -- its artistic and social functions, its development, and how each of the theatre arts functions as a unit. Brockett has established a reputation in the thirty years since it was first published as a comprehensive, authoritative survey of the theatre. Students are introduced to many aspects of the theatre -- theatre as a form of art, critical approaches to theatre, script analysis, the various forms theatre has taken in the past and the present, and a description of how each of the theatre's arts function as a part of the total production.

Essential Theatre
Author: Crispin Raymond
Publisher:
Release Date: 1999
Pages: 143
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The Essential Theatre  Enhanced
Author: Oscar G. Brockett
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2013-03-29
Pages: 496
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Whether you are a theatre major looking forward to a career in the arts, or a non major interested in an overview to help you better appreciate theatre as an audience member, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE Enhanced 10E is a welcome and helpful resource. Written by highly respected theatre historians, the text has earned its reputation as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre. Its vibrant treatment of theatre practice--past and present--catalogs the origins of theatre through postmodernism and performance art. THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE will encourage you and get you excited about becoming an active theatergoer, while providing the insight and understanding that will enrich your theatre experience throughout your life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Plays For The Theatre
Author: Oscar Gross Brockett
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Date: 2004
Pages: 582
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

PLAYS FOR THEATRE continues its rich tradition of providing engaging plays for the contemporary stage. The plays provide historical and contemporary drama. PLAYS FOR THEATRE is a great companion to THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE, EIGHTH EDITION, which places selections from plays within historical and cultural context, providing a richer and more rewarding exploration of the people and ideas that have shaped today's theatre.

AS Drama And Theatre Studies  The Essential Introduction For Edexcel
Author: Alan Perks
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2009-05-07
Pages: 224
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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AS Drama and Theatre Studies: The Essential Introduction for Edexcel is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the new specification. The textbook covers all aspects of the AS year in depth, from exploring play texts to demonstrating skills in performance and theatre design. The detailed guidance and classroom-friendly features include: overviews of specification and assessment requirements written and practical exercises tips from a Chief Examiner extension exercises to stretch the more able student worked examples to illustrate best practice a glossary of useful words and terms. Written by a Chief Examiner and a Principal Moderator, this authoritative book offers a wealth of informed and supportive exercises to ensure that students reach their maximum potential.

A2 Drama And Theatre Studies  The Essential Introduction For Edexcel
Author: Alan Perks
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2009-12-04
Pages: 192
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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A2 Drama and Theatre Studies: The Essential Introduction for Edexcel builds on the skills developed during the AS year to provide clear and informative guidance to Units 3 and 4 of the specification. The textbook provides further information on rehearsing, performing, directing and textual analysis, together with new material on deconstructing a script, devising theatre and preparing for the final examination. Features of the text include: overviews of specification and assessment requirements written and practical exercises a glossary of useful words and terms in-depth analysis of the three key plays – Dr Faustus, Lysistrata and Woyzeck extension exercises to stretch the more able student worked examples to illustrate best practice sources for further study advice on study after A Level. Written by a chief examiner and a principal moderator, this book and its companion volume for AS Level offer informed and supportive exercises to ensure that students reach their maximum potential in achieving A Level success.