1st Edition

Broadway Theatre





ISBN 9780415105200
Published March 16, 1994 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

'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