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Broadway Theatre

By Andrew Harris

© 1994 – Routledge

208 pages

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Paperback: 9780415105200
pub: 1994-01-06
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'Broadway' has been the stuff of theatrical legends for generations. In this fascinating and affectionate account of a unique theatrical phenomenon, Andrew Harris takes an intriguing look at both the reality and the myth behind the heart and soul of American Drama

Broadway Theatre explores:

* the aims and achievements of such major figures as Tennessee Williams, Eugene O'Neill and David Mamet

* the processes a play goes through from preliminary draft to opening night

* the careful balancing between aesthetic ideals and commercial considerations

* the place of producers, reviewers, agents and managers and their contribution to the process

* the relationship between acting styles and writing syles for Broadway plays

About the Series

Theatre Production Studies

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General