Consistently praised for being "streamlined" and "clear and student friendly," THEATRE: A WAY OF SEEING offers the beginning theatre student an exciting, full-color introduction to all aspects of theatre. It presents the experience of theatre, who sees, what is seen, where and how it is seen largely from the viewpoint of audiences exposed to a complex, living art that involves people, spaces, plays, designs, staging, forms, language, and productions. The book includes the appropriate coverage of the history, diversity and most critical moments in theatre in a way that encourages students to experience theatre as "a performing art and humanistic event."
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A past president of the National Theatre Conference and the American Theatre Association and member of The College of Fellows of the American Theatre, Milly Barranger is highly regarded and a well-respected author of many books and articles on theatre and drama. She is currently Distinguished Professor Emerita of Theatre History and Theory at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
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Book Description Cengage Learning, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Preface. Part One: THEATRE'S SEEING PLACES. 1. Discovering Theatre. 2. The Seeing Place. 3. Alternative Theatrical Spaces. Part Two: PLAYWRIGHTS, PERSPECTIVES, AND FORMS. 4. The Playwright. 5. Perspectives and Forms of Theatrical Writing. 6. Structures of Seeing. 7. Drama's Conventions. 8. Stage Language. Part Three: THEATRE'S PRACTITIONERS. 9. The Image Makers: The Actor. 10. The Image Makers: The Director. 11. The Image Makers: The Designers. 12. The Image Makers: Lighting and Sound Design. 13. The Image Makers: The Producers. Part Four: THE AMERICAN MUSCIAL THEATRE. 14. The American Musical. Glossary. Notes. Acknowledgments. Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0495004723
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