Theatre on the Edge

Theatre on the Edge

New Visions, New Voices

Book - 1998
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THEATRE ON THE EDGE: NEW VISIONS NEW VOICES

Hal Leonard
(Applause Books). Compiled by Mel Gussow, this collection of sideshow American and international theatre includes: Deeply American Roots (Sam Shepard) * The Man Who Made Theatre Ridiculous (Charles Ludlam) * From the City Streets, a Poet of the Stage (Miguel Pinero) * The Clark Kent of Modern Theatre (Robert Wilson) * Speaks the Language of Illusion (Martha Clarke) * The Lonely World of Displaced Persons (Lanford Wilson) * A Virtuoso Who Specializes in Everything (Michael Gambon) * Actress, Clown, and Social Critic (Whoopi Goldberg) * Comedy, Tragedy and Mystical Fantasy (Peter Brook) * Celebrating the Fallen World (Richard Foreman).

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Collects 150-plus articles from the noted New York Time theatre critic. The pieces are divided into sections on directors, playwrights, modern masters, one person shows, new vaudeville and comedy, musicals, classics, and miscellaneous essays. A lot of territory is covered, from the stage directing of Ingmar Bergman and countless productions of Waiting for Godot to Sam Shephard's American roots and the discovery of then-newcomers Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, and Bill Irwin. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Applause, c1998
ISBN: 9781557833112
1557833117
Characteristics: xxiii, 456 p. ; 24 cm

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