Theatre in the United States

Theatre in the United States

A Documentary History

Book - 1996-
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This is the first of two volumes of documents that describe the growth and development of theater in the United States. This book goes from the beginnings of theater in the North American colonies up to the First World War. It is organized in three chronological sections, each with its own introduction, documents and commentary, arranged into chapters on business practice, acting, theater buildings, drama, design, and audience behavior. Written sources include records of business transactions, letters, newspaper reports, reviews, memoirs and architectural descriptions. There are also numerous pictorial items. Volume 2, scheduled for publication in late 1996, covers the period from 1915 to the present.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1996-
ISBN: 9780521308588
Branch Call Number: 792.0973 THEATRE 1996
Characteristics: volumes <1 > : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Witham, Barry 1939-


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