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American theater programs of the twentieth century.

Coe, Richard L.

American theater programs of the twentieth century.

by Coe, Richard L.

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    • Theater programs -- United States -- Specimens,
    • Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources

    • About the Edition

      Consists of programs from American theaters published from the early 1900"s to the late 1980"s, many with the collector"s annotations. Musicals, dramas, and comedies predominate.

      Edition Notes

      ContributionsRichard L. Coe Theater Programs Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2093 .C64 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination items.
      Number of Pages751
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL916180M
      LC Control Number95212691

      The 20th century was a time of enormous changes in American life. The beginning of the 21st century seems a suitable time to look back over the past years and see how the United States has developed, for better and worse, during that period of its history. In the early decades of the 20th century the American .   Many theater critics believe he was one of the greatest American playwrights of the twentieth century. (MUSIC) VOICE ONE: Several plays by Arthur Miller will probably be performed Author: VOA Learning English.

      Our Musicals, Ourselves: A Social History of the American Musical Theatre Ourselves is the first full-scale social history of the American musical theater from the imported Gilbert and Sullivan comic operas of the late nineteenth century . English literature - English literature - The 20th century: The 20th century opened with great hope but also with some apprehension, for the new century marked the final approach to a new millennium. .

        Joanne Temple, “Women’s Theatre Finds a Stage of Its Own,” The Village Voice, Octo ; – Sharon, Friedman. Feminism as the theme in the 20th Century American . With his impressive array of commercially and artistically successful shows, Lloyd Webber is one of the most important composers for the musical theater in the last decades of the 20th century.


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John Houchin explores the impact of censorship in twentieth-century American theatre. He argues that theatrical censorship coincides with significant challenges to religious, political and cultural traditions. Along with the well-known instance of the House Un-American Activities Committee Cited by: Book Description.

This Companion provides an authoritative survey of twentieth-century American drama studies. Comprising over 30 original essays written by some of the best scholars and critics in Brand: Wiley-Interscience.

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