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New Titles in Collins Library!
Ellen Stewart Presents by
Call Number: Print Books PN2277.N52 L36 2017
Publication Date: 2017-10-16
Ellen Stewart (1919-2011) was the single most important figure in the history of American avant-garde theater and performance art. Founder of La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, Stewart was responsible for a staggering array of productions and for fostering the early work of directors, playwrights, actors, composers, and performance artists.
The Monster in Theatre History by
Call Number: Print Books PN1590.M66 C46 2018
Publication Date: 2017-08-03
The Monster in Theatre History explores the cultural genealogies of monsters as they appear in the recorded history of Western theatre. From the Ancient Greeks to the most cutting-edge new media, Michael Chemers focuses on a series of key monsters, including Frankenstein's creature, werewolves, ghosts, and vampires, to reconsider what monsters in performance might mean to those who witness them.
Introduction to Production: creating theatre onstage, backstage, & offstage by
Call Number: Print Books PN2053 .S875 2018
Publication Date: 2017-08-24
Introduction to Production defines the collaborative art of making theatre and the various job positions that go into realizing a production. Beginning with an overview of the art and industry of theatre, the book shows how theatre has evolved through history. The book then breaks down the nuts and bolts of the industry by looking at each professional role within it: from the topmost position of the producer down to the gopher, or production assistant.
Primo Search Tips
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- Do a subject search to find works about the author's work and life.
- To find critical works about an author, use the phrase "criticism and interpretation"
- To find production histories, use the phrase "stage history" or "dramatic production"
- Search both spellings - theatre OR theater; or try theat*
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Call Numbers to Browse
If you're interested in a broad topic in theatre, or would like to browse for inspiration, try one of these Library of Congress call letters:
- PN2000-3307 Dramatic representation. The theater
- PN2061-2071 Art of acting
- PN2085-2091 The stage and accessories
- PN2131-2193 By period
- PN2131-2145 Ancient
PN2219.3-3030 Special regions or countries
- TT 507 Costume Design
- GT500-2370 Costume. Dress. Fashion
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