American Drama Criticism Interpretations: 1890-1965, Inclusive of American Drama Since the First Plays Produced in America
Call Number: Z 1231 .D7 P3 (Reference)
This volume is the first edition, which was followed by numerous supplements and then a second edition. These volumes are a very selective, unannotated list of drama criticism published in books and periodicals of significant plays.
New York Theatre Critics' Reviews
Call Number: PN 1601 .F40 (Mugar Stacks)
Reprints reviews from a number of New York City newspapers as well as national magazines like Time and Newsweek. Coverage begins in 1940.
The Cambridge Guide to Theatre by Martin Banham (Editor)Substantially revised and updated for this new edition, this is the most comprehensive guide to the history and current practice of worldwide theatre available today: • Covers all major playwrights, works, traditions, theories, companies, venues and events • Details the origins of popular theatre tradition • Discusses the work of actors, directors and designers • Explains theatre architecture and design • Written by over 100 expert contributors • Illustrated throughout Providing information, assessment and entertainment, The Guide will prove an indispensable reference tool both for students of theatre, and the general theatregoer alike.
Location: Mugar Reference X PN2035 .C27 1995
Publication Date: 1995
The Cambridge Guide to American Theatre by Don B. Wilmeth (Editor)This new and updated encyclopedic guide, with over 2700 cross-referenced entries, covers all aspects of the American theatre from its earliest history to the present. Entries include people, venues and companies scattered through the USA, plays and musicals, and theatrical phenomena. Additionally, there are some 100 topical entries covering theatre in major US cities and such disparate subjects as Asian American theatre, Chicano theatre, censorship, Filipino American theatre, one-person performances, performance art, and puppetry. Major popular forms are represented in entries such as circus, burlesque, vaudeville, and tent shows. Highly illustrated, the Guide is supplemented with a thorough historical survey as introduction, a bibliography of major sources published since the compilation of the first edition, and a unique and valued biographical index covering over 3200 individuals mentioned in the text. This new edition includes hundreds of new and updated entries, making it the most up-to-date guide to American theatre available.