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Theatre & audience

Helen Freshwater

Theatre & audience

by Helen Freshwater

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Theater and society,
  • Theater audiences,
  • Psychology,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 77-84) and index.

    Other titlesTheatre and audience, Theater & audience, Theater and audience
    StatementHelen Freshwater
    SeriesTheatre&
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2193.A8 F74 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 86 p. ;
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24879210M
    ISBN 100230210287
    ISBN 109780230210288
    LC Control Number2009279462
    OCLC/WorldCa422665763

    Book Description. In the course of exploring the theatrical cultures of South and East Asia, eminent Shakespeareanist John Russell Brown developed some remarkable theories about the nature of performance, the state of Western 'Theatre' today, and the future potential of Shakespeare's plays. The Role of the Audience. Theatre, in a way, is the ultimate example of consumerism. In the time of Shakespeare and even ancient Greece, there was a certain element of responsiveness in theatre.

      Audience sightlines, accessibility and acoustics all make theater seating a hugely precise art. As part of their set of online resources for architects and designers, the team at Theatre .   Elizabethan theatre, sometimes called English Renaissance theatre, refers to that style of performance plays which blossomed during the reign of Elizabeth I of England (r. CE) and which continued under her Stuart successors. Elizabethan theatre witnessed the first professional actors who belonged to touring troupes and who performed plays of blank verse with entertaining non.

    Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of performing art that uses live performers, usually actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a performers may communicate this experience to the audience through combinations of gesture, speech, song, music, and dance.   Theatre and Audience by Lois Weaver, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(82).


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