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Theater (1987) 18 (3): 21–29.
Published: 01 November 1987
...John Towsen Copyright © THEATER 1987 1987 ZEN AND THE HEART OF PHYSICAL COMEDY: THE REVENGE OF IMURPHY’S LAW...
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Theater (1969) 2 (2): 40–55.
Published: 01 May 1969
...Morton Lichter Copyright © by yale/theatre 1969 1969 CAFETERIA STYLE A Comedy in Two Scenes by Morton Lichter Cafeteria Style was first performed at the Theatre-in-Progress Workshop of the Berkshire Theatre Festival, Stockbridge, Massachusetts...
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Theater (1992) 23 (3): 30–38.
Published: 01 November 1992
...Julie Siege Copyright © THEATER 1992 1992 COMEDY UNDER THE NEW MOON: THE RISE AND FALL OF CABARET AT THEATRE DE LA JEUNE LUNE...
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Theater (1992) 23 (3): 79–83.
Published: 01 November 1992
...Alexis Greene Copyright © THEATER 1992 1992 THE NEW COMEDY OF MANNERS ALEXIS GREENE he comedy of manners is often the dramatic form of have erotic...
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Theater (1992) 23 (2): 61–81.
Published: 01 May 1992
..., to Felicia, A Third Worldist onstage, at least before a mixed argue about. And it is our conviction A Mysterious Passenger audience. When we chose to treat the that a peaceful solution depends on A Stewardess topic of the Mideast in a comedy, it both peoples’ willingness to look to Tami...
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Theater (1974) 5 (3): 35–49.
Published: 01 November 1974
... Copyright © by yale/theater 1974 1974 Comedies of Family Life (Volume One costs one penny) Comedy I (The action takes place on the porch. Enter Mrs. Muckley.) Act I Scene One MOTHER...
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Theater (1977) 8 (2_and_3): 167–169.
Published: 01 May 1977
.... If poetry is what’s lost in translation, then laugh may simply be a matter of his self-assigned comedy must be what’s lost in explanation. Tre- role as explicator, but his lessons, too, seem vor Griffiths’Cornedicrns seeks to explain comedy, flawed by an awkward seriousness. The first act...
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Theater (1976) 7 (3): 7–15.
Published: 01 November 1976
...) of comedy, and they simply did not know 1836-48:lived mostly abroad what to make of it. There was hardly any plot at all, the action developed very 1842: Dead Souls,' The Overcoat...
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Theater (1981) 12 (2): 66–71.
Published: 01 May 1981
... writing The comedies of Johann Nestroy reveal a highly individual began to be recognized. New productions were mounted, new voice that analogies and approximations cannot capture. Nestroy stagings tried. Nearly 200 years later, Nestroy’s plays are still on is unlike anyone else, or anyone...
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Theater (1981) 12 (2): 43–48.
Published: 01 May 1981
... Supper (1970); Lulu (197 1); The Bmitch- ed (1974); 77ze Frontiers of Farce (1977); Laughter (1978); Antonio (1979); Red Noses, BlaGk Death (1980). Barnes is a comic playwright in the most contemporary and dramatic sense. Comedy out of adversity as Durrenmatt indicates in his essay...
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Theater (1992) 23 (3): 52–61.
Published: 01 November 1992
...John Towsen Copyright © THEATER 1992 1992 MO11 ERE "A 1' ITALl EN N E : " DARIO FO AT THE COMEDIE FRANCAISE JOHN TOWSEN...
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Theater (1980) 11 (2): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 1980
... Deconstruction Jan Kott I the husband rediscovers his wife in the guise of the Stranger. But In the first scene of The Misanthrope Alceste rushes into in A Doll House the traditional signs of tragedy and comedy...
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Theater (1981) 13 (1): 72–76.
Published: 01 February 1981
... Theater in der Josefstadt in Vienna, is fail. more than a painstaking revival of a classic Just as Titus disguises himself in order Genuine comedy. It is a witty re-examination of our to win favor with society, Nestroy...
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Theater (1997) 28 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 February 1997
... has a number of strong points, not moments from the work as a whole. least in its numerous well chosen and generally Since comedy as a genre was based on well reproduced illustrations. It reflects the original plots and was more self-referential than...
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Theater (1979) 10 (2): 104–107.
Published: 01 May 1979
...• Compare The Bourgeois Gentleman and Tartuffe, two presumed comedies in which Moliere ridicules follies of his time by showing portant points that might be missed, not trivial ones that can't...
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Theater (1992) 23 (3): 62–66.
Published: 01 November 1992
... closely at Chaplin’s films one notices how often chronicled the efforts of the powerless to the comedy was rooted in life-or-death situations. Chaplin undermine the political, economic, and social would often reshoot his scenes to heighten the sense...
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Theater (1973) 4 (3): 69–81.
Published: 01 November 1973
... from the depressing and uninspired offerings of most of 70 today's Broadway. Musical comedy had its greatest flowering during the twenties. As an entertainment form. it was a polyglot embracing many kinds of expression. Perhaps the most all-around successful...
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Theater (1988) 20 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 February 1988
... 11 perusal and approval and gloire. After Moliere’s and Racine’s its own slogan, and is fitting that it belongs to Voltaire. (It superhuman characters, fitted for a king, set tone and form should not however be taken at face value as his opinion. Vol- for comedy and tragedy, playwrights used...
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Theater (1974) 5 (3): 6–9.
Published: 01 November 1974
... and wrote a dozen or more short plays which he then printed and published himself on his own hand-printing press. A first-edition of Cockroaches dated 1893 survives with the author's own an- nouncement that it is Volume I of his comedies.9 His...
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Theater (1976) 7 (2): 25–32.
Published: 01 May 1976
... stage. Let us take, for example, the heroes share my experience with the young. of our good comedies: Famusov, Skalozub, Molchalin, Repetilov, Khlestakov, the A play, be it a drama or a comedy...