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Theater (1980) 11 (3): 59–63.
Published: 01 November 1980
...Laurence Romero Dramaturgs and the Classics Laurence Romero As post-war German theater assumed the task of providing its public with a reunified and "secure cultural heritage it turned in• creasingly to the classics which provided a framework...
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Theater (2005) 35 (3): 62–73.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Jeffrey Horowitz; Richard Kimmel; Brian Kulick Antigone, directed by Paul Lazar, Classic Stage Company, 2004. Photo: Christian Enger Classics under Reconstruction Jeffrey Horowitz, Richard Kimmel, and Brian Kulick Interviewed by Kristina Mendicino and Tom Sellar...
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Theater (1990) 21 (3): 6–15.
Published: 01 November 1990
...Mac Wellman; Jeffrey M. Jones Copyright © THEATER 1990 1990 NEW WRITING AND THE CLASSICS: AN EXCHANGE MAC WELLMAN...
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Theater (1991) 22 (1): 34–39.
Published: 01 February 1991
...C.B. Coleman Copyright © THEATER 1991 1991 C. B. COLEMAN rom Shakespeare to Beckett, productions of jettisoned such outdated academic yardsticks. She sees classical works in this country have...
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Theater (1986) 17 (3): 59–62.
Published: 01 November 1986
... choose to make statements about themselves and the intent of their work. This piece is not, then, a review of Actors Theatre's “Classics in Context” festival, and will not comment on its quality. It seeks instead to examine the theoretical constitution of such a festival from the standpoint of dramaturgy...
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Theater (2022) 52 (3): 66–79.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Edwige Keller-Rahbé; Amanda Gann Title page of Simon Matheret s Diverses poesies de Mademoiselle Pascal, 1657. Bibliothèque de l Arsenal, Paris Edw ig e Kel l er-­Rahbé Translated by Amanda Gann Women Pl ay w r ig ht s in t he Time of Mol ièr e A Gynocentric Vision of French Classical Theater...
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Theater (2018) 48 (2): 33–37.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Marina Davydova Marina Davydova impugns what she calls a “total conservative revolution” in Russian culture. Self-censorship has rendered censorship superfluous, she argues, as reverence for fossilized classics forbids their transformation or modernization. Her polemic traces the cult of the past...
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Theater (1978) 10 (1): 31–36.
Published: 01 February 1978
...William Kleb Founded by William Ball in 1965, the American Conservatory Theatre settled permanently in San Francisco in 1967; it is now one of the largest and most successful regional repertory companies in the nation, presenting a season of nine classical and modern plays in nightly rotation over...
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Theater (1979) 10 (3): 33–39.
Published: 01 November 1979
...Mark Bly; Joel Schechter In 1963, the Tyrone Guthrie Theater was founded in Minneapolis as an alternative to Broadway and its commercialism. Despite occasional financial setbacks, Tyrone Guthrie and his British proteges gradually established it as a major classical repertory theater. Guthrie died...
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Theater (2009) 39 (2): 23–31.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Cristina Modreanu Romanian theater scholar Cristina Modreanu discusses the primary model of dramaturgy, classical texts presented in a realistic style, has evolved after 1989 in Romania to accommodate new visual styles of avant-garde directors. Modreanu describes directors such as Mihail Maniutiu...
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Theater (1993) 24 (2): 67–75.
Published: 01 May 1993
...C. Carr Holly Hughes began her career at New York's wow Cafe, that “home for wayward girls” featuring work by lesbians. There she developed her first play, The Well of Horniness (1983)—now a classic in certain circles. Hughes moved very quickly from that playful soap opera parody to experimental...
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Theater (1990) 21 (1_and_2): 120–123.
Published: 01 February 1990
... the focus was to be on Hirsch's own adaptation of the classic Yiddish play The Dybbuk, and the students would find themselves called to a consideration of the spiritual side of human life. For this first two-hour session John Hirsch talked about his life in art; it was one of the things he did best. What...
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Theater (1980) 11 (3): 64–71.
Published: 01 November 1980
...Rustom Bharucha The Bacchae directed by Klaus Michael Gruber, Schaubiihne am halleschen Ufer, Berlin, 1974. 64 Directing the Greeks Rustom Bharucha Directing a Greek classic frequently involves a confusion of Quite clearly, Barthes is not interested...
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Theater (1968) 1 (1): 10–19.
Published: 01 February 1968
... theatre theoretician, Antonin Artaud, was through theatrical images dredged from his call for "No More Masterpieces." For, the deepest roots of man's psychic taken literally, this position implies a com• experience. plete break with all classical Western lit• erature...
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Theater (2000) 30 (1): 57–87.
Published: 01 February 2000
... minetti enters in an old ankle-length winter Minetti coat, black patent leather shoes, spats, carrying a who resisted wide-rimmed hat and umbrella on his left arm. classic literature The drawstring from his underpants hangs down...
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Theater (1986) 18 (1): 4–8.
Published: 01 February 1986
... that the actors, when working on a new adaptation of classics. The texts scene, should delete everything except were cut, transposed and relocated the dialogue. Actors have been working...
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Theater (1971) 3 (2): 31–38.
Published: 01 May 1971
... essay on "No More Masterpieces,' was nota- ble. One can hardly take offense at his indictment of the academic approach - to the classics in general, and to Shakespeare in particular. Experience suggests that theatre-goers have indeed been given little more than a wax museum of the past in which...
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Theater (1998) 28 (3): 100–103.
Published: 01 November 1998
... of multiple historical choices. The mimos testifies, through imitation, to the truth gestus is the onstage act that makes historiciza- and everlastingness of that which she imitates. tion visible. The Gestus, like alienation, unravels Diamond calls this form of mimesis classical, classical mimesis...
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Theater (1980) 11 (3): 18–22.
Published: 01 November 1980
... you predicted that ancient Greek drama Andrei Serban's Medea is a production I will remember forever. would be quite timely in the 1970s; and the decade did see His first staging of the play at La Mama in New York employed a remarkable stagings of the classics by Gruber, Ronconi, text...
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Theater (1982) 13 (2): 4–8.
Published: 01 May 1982
... at dynamic in my work. Yale, and by Joel Schechter, Editor of Thater; it was taped on December 3, 1981, in New Haven. You’ve spoken elsewhere of learning the craft of writing from classical models, through...