An encyclopedic guide to all aspects of the American theatre from its earliest history to the present, with over 2, 300 cross-referenced entries on people, venues, plays, and other theatrical phenomena. There are over 100 topical entries covering theatre in several major US cities and such disparate subjects as African-American, Asian and Hispanic theatre, theatre architecture, scenic design, gay and lesbian theatre, magic, unions, puppetry, and alternative, popular forms (such as circus, vaudeville, burlesque, tent shows). Arranged alphabetically, the entries help to redefine the domain of the American theatre. The Guide is supplemented with an extensive bibliography and biographical index, the latter covering over 3, 000 individual entries. This revised edition, building on the work of over 80 expert contributors and including numerous corrections, updates and over 40 new entries reinforces its reputation as the most up-to-date guide to American theatre available.FOX, FREDERICK the Theatre Francois for the presentation of French-language drama and opera in New York, the ... After it opened in 1866, it embarked on an exceedingly rocky course as it changed owners, managers, and policy many times. .... During a night in a West Side apartment, Johnny, with the help of Debussy and moonlight, tries to persuade Frankie that good sex can still blossom into love.
|Title||:||The Cambridge Guide to American Theatre|
|Author||:||Don B. Wilmeth, Tice L. Miller|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 1996-06-13|