Download American Playwriting and the Anti-Political Prejudice: by N. Pressley PDF

By N. Pressley

Two decades after Tony Kushner's influential Angels in the United States looked as if it would claim a revitalized efficiency for the preferred political play, there's a "No Politics" prejudice undermining US creation and writing. This ebook explores the principally unrecognized cultural styles that discourage political playwriting at the modern American degree.

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Download Paradigm Lost: Rethinking Theater Airlift to Support the by Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, David W. Allvin, Air University PDF

By Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, David W. Allvin, Air University Press

Lt Col David W. Allvin's Paradigm misplaced: Rethinking Theater Airlift to help the military After subsequent analyzes the theater airlift implications of the us (US) Army's imaginative and prescient for land battle within the twenty-first century. these making plans the "Army After subsequent" (AAN)---now referred to as the "Army imaginative and prescient: The Transformation of the Army," that is a continuum of the AAN---envision a lighter, leaner, and extra deadly strength that might depend seriously on details dominance to maximise wrestle effectiveness in the course of the projected nonlinear battlespace. Of leader situation in Colonel Allvin's learn are alterations within the function of theater airlift that the AAN could portend. Colonel Allvin identifies theater airlift services severe to the AAN notion and examines rising structures that appear prone to provide these functions. He argues that advancements in shipment dealing with, situational know-how, and protective systems---as good because the skill to function in austere conditions---constitute the main the most important destiny necessities for theater airlift. in response to his research of at the moment to be had facts, Allvin concludes the main promising rising platforms for reaching required theater airlift services comprise the tiltwing suggestion, self reliant cargo-handling platforms, and a standoff power for interpreting the suitability of opportune touchdown websites.

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Download The Music Went 'Round and Around: The Story of Musicarnival by John E. Vacha PDF

By John E. Vacha

Recognizing a development within the early Nineteen Fifties of staging summer season theater within the around below tents, Clevelander John L. cost Jr. made up our minds to provide it a test. Consulting an area statistician to figure out the geographical middle of the culturally prone inhabitants, the bull's eye fell in Warrensville Heights, a Cleveland suburb that was once additionally the house to Thistledown Race tune. expense opened his Musicarnival there, at the grounds of the race song, with a creation of Oklahoma! in the summertime of 1954. The tune Went 'Round and round tells the tale of this detailed summer season theater and of its ebullient founder John L. fee Jr. Price's enterprise was once one of many final advertisement valid theaters tested in Cleveland. In its heyday the Musicarnival had a skill of 2500 and provided a standard of 8 to 10 indicates each one summer time. Theater within the around used to be a novelty for either administrators and audiences. The spine of the repertoire consised of such musical classics as Carousel; Kiss Me, Kate; amazing city; Fanny; Paint Your Wagon; and The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Occassionally, rate attempted to sneak in an opera, letting the preferred indicates pay for those operatic flings.

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Download Shakespeare in the Cinema: Ocular Proof by Stephen M. Buhler PDF

By Stephen M. Buhler

Supplying a finished examine the recommendations that filmmakers have hired in adapting Shakespeare’s performs to the cinema, this ebook investigates what the duty of Shakespearean model unearths approximately movie commonly and specializes in styles and methods shared by means of a variety of cinematic works. Buhler offers concise histories of every normal approach, which come with non-illusionistic cinema, documentary interpretations, mass-market productions, transgressive and transitional cinema, and ways that see movie as both special from the degree or as an extension of theatrical traditions. The publication spans greater than a century of movie, beginning with the 1899 King John and increasing via Michael Hoffman’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Julie Taymor’s Titus, and later releases.

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Download Street Scenes: Staging the Self in Immigrant New York, by Esther Romeyn PDF

By Esther Romeyn

The flip of the 20 th century in ny urban was once characterised by means of radical transformation because the introduction of client capitalism faced tested social hierarchies, tradition, and conceptions of selfhood. the preferred degree existed in a symbiotic courting with the town and uniquely captured the contested phrases of immigrant identification of the time. highway Scenes specializes in the intersection of recent urban existence and degree functionality. From road existence and slumming to vaudeville and early cinema, to Yiddish theater and blackface comedy, Esther Romeyn discloses racial comedy, passing, and masquerade as gestures of cultural translation. In those performances she detects an obsession with the assumption of the town as theater and the self as actor, which used to be fueled via the demanding situations that shopper capitalism offered to notions of an “authentic” self. It used to be precisely this concept of “authentic” immigrant selfhood that used to be at stake in lots of performances at the renowned degree, and Romeyn finally demonstrates how those various and effective immigrant works prompted the emergence of a latest metropolitan tradition.

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Download Théâtre et réception : le spectateur postdramatique by Catherine Bouko PDF

By Catherine Bouko

Le modèle postdramatique de Hans-Thies Lehmann suscite de nombreuses réactions, positives et négatives, parmi les spécialistes du théâtre. Pour los angeles première fois, l’ouvrage suggest une étude approfondie de l. a. query postdramatique. S’appuyant sur une quarantaine d’exemples de théâtre contemporain, l’auteure learn los angeles théorie postdramatique et fournit une examine critique des codes propres à ces pratiques artistiques.
Les formes postdramatiques, situées au croisement du théâtre, de l. a. danse, de l. a. functionality, des nouvelles applied sciences et des arts plastiques et visuels, invitent le spectateur à des processus de réception spécifiques. Cet ouvrage suggest d’interroger l. a. relation que tisse le spectateur avec le spectacle au moyen de modèles de réception fondés sur des approches esthétiques, sémiologiques et sociologiques. Le spectateur y est abordé sous un attitude individuel (personne singulière) et collectif (membre d’une communauté).
Les issues de vue théoriques, ponctués de nombreux schémas et photographies, sont illustrés par l’analyse de productions significatives, entre autres de Roméo Castellucci, Jan Fabre, Heiner Goebbels, Tadeusz Kantor, Jan Lauwers, Wim Vandekeybus et Kris Verdonck.

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Download Pierrots on the Stage of Desire: Nineteenth-Century French by Robert F. Storey PDF

By Robert F. Storey

This ebook, a significant other to the author's Pierrot: A severe historical past of a Mask (Princeton, 1978), presents a close historical past of nineteenth-century French pantomime, from the feeries of Jean-Gaspard Deburau on the Theatre des Funambules to the cabaret entertainments of Georges Wague on the top of l. a. Belle Epoque.

Originally released in 1985.

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