An Ideal Theatre: The Visions that Founded America's Theatres

A wide ranging, inspiring documentary history of the American theater movement as told, at the time of its making, by the visionaries who goaded it into being This anthology collects over forty essays, manifestos, letters, and speeches that are each introduced and placed in historical context by the noted writer and arts commentator Todd London, who spent nearly a decadeA wide ranging, inspiring documentary history of the American theater movement as told, at the time of its making, by the visionaries who goaded it into being This anthology collects over forty essays, manifestos, letters, and speeches that are each introduced and placed in historical context by the noted writer and arts commentator Todd London, who spent nearly a decade assembling this collection The founding visions of theaters from across the country are represented here, including Arena Stage Washington, DC , El Teatro Campesino California , Barter Theatre Virginia , Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Roadside Theater Kentucky , Second City Illinois , Theatre 47 Dallas , Bread and Puppet Vermont , The Actor s Workshop California , Public Theater New York , Minnesota Theatre Company, The Group Theatre New York , and dozens This celebration of the artists who came before is an exhilarating look backward, as well as toward the future.Todd London is in his fifteenth season as artistic director of the Tony Award winning New Dramatists, where he has worked closely with than a hundred of America s leading playwrights and advocated nationally and internationally for hundreds The author of The Artistic Home and Outrageous Fortune The Life and Times of the New American Play, he has written, edited, and or contributed to eleven books.
An Ideal Theatre The Visions that Founded America s Theatres A wide ranging inspiring documentary history of the American theater movement as told at the time of its making by the visionaries who goaded it into being This anthology collects over forty essays

  • Title: An Ideal Theatre: The Visions that Founded America's Theatres
  • Author: Todd London
  • ISBN: 9781559364096
  • Page: 176
  • Format: Paperback
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