Loading
Loading

Results

  • Ancient Roman drama
Sort By:  1-10 of 10 (1 page)
Results per page:
         

Let’s See Blood

Andrew Tidmarsh

Andrew Tidmarsh is theatre and film director, writer and teacher. He has taught this practical approach to genre to writers, directors and actors at RADA, Goldsmiths, and Drama Centre at undergraduate and postgraduate level. He has directed in UK, Germany, Canada and Philippines, and is the director of an annual new writing festival at the Soho Theatre in London. He regularly teaches in Canada and Dubai. His book An Attitude for Acting will be published by Nick Hern books in 2011. Andrew Tidmarsh is a theatre director, film-maker and teacher. He has taught at leading drama schools and currently runs the Foundation course at RADA. He has directed work at Soho Theatre, Wimbledon Studio, Shakespeare's Globe and Jermyn Street Theatre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Genre : A Guide to Writing for Stage and Screen

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

Books

...A violent society requires a violent narrative. Even though Roman Tragedy shares many of the same stories and characters as Greek Tragedy, the form is notably distinct. Similar stories, shaped differently, make a dramatically different...

Ancient Ideas

Darren Royston

Darren Royston is a Dance and Movement Tutor and Choreographer at RADA, and the Artistic Director and Choreographer for Nonsuch History and Dance. He is council member of many professional organisations including The Laban Guild for Movement and Dance, The European Association of Dance Historians, DANCE UK Choreographers' Forum and the Early Dance Circle (UK) and a member of UNESCO International Council for Dance. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Dramatic Dance : An Actor’s Approach to Dance as a Dramatic Art

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

Books

...Within the Time Frame The classical period of Greece and Rome. From Homer to the Decline of the Roman Empire (approximately 800 bc to ad 500). Communities established around city...

Second Approach: Pastoral & Anthropological

Alan Read

Alan Read is Professor of Theatre at King's College, London, UK. He was Director of the Council of Europe Workshop on Theatre and Communities, and Rotherhithe Theatre Workshop in the Docklands area of South East London, in the 1980s, worked as a freelance writer in Barcelona and as Director of Talks at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in the 1990s and was the first Professor of Theatre at Roehampton University and then King's College London between 1997 and the present. He is the author of Theatre & Everyday Life: An Ethics of Performance (1993) and Theatre, Intimacy & Engagement: The Last Human Venue (2008). He is the founding consultant editor of Performance Research journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Theatre in the Expanded Field: Seven Approaches to Performance

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

Books

...I will begin at the beginning of Western dramatic literature, with Oedipus Rex (429 BCE), in the hills outside Athens, and mark a half-way stage in this chapter with the apotheosis of Western lyric verse, the work of Barry, Robin...

First Approach: Pre-Historical & Archaeological

Alan Read

Alan Read is Professor of Theatre at King's College, London, UK. He was Director of the Council of Europe Workshop on Theatre and Communities, and Rotherhithe Theatre Workshop in the Docklands area of South East London, in the 1980s, worked as a freelance writer in Barcelona and as Director of Talks at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in the 1990s and was the first Professor of Theatre at Roehampton University and then King's College London between 1997 and the present. He is the author of Theatre & Everyday Life: An Ethics of Performance (1993) and Theatre, Intimacy & Engagement: The Last Human Venue (2008). He is the founding consultant editor of Performance Research journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Theatre in the Expanded Field: Seven Approaches to Performance

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

Books

...The room that you are reading this in almost certainly has walls. I would like you to look up for a moment from the page and look at them. They could be the walls of a café, a library or a waiting room, but you will know they are your walls...

The Haunted House

Translated by

Kenneth McLeish

~playauthor~Written by~ Titus Maccius Plautus , Kenneth McLeish ~playauthor~Translated by~ Kenneth McLeish

Methuen Drama, 2003

Classical Dramatists

Playtext

Roles: Total (13), Female (1), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

Image
Summary
...Philolaches is a good for nothing so-and-so: he seems to live purely to spend his father's cash, or, when he can't get it, to borrow against it. Everything he loves is paid for by someone else's efforts, including the lady of his dreams...

Ancient Times to 1800: “Playgoers, I Bid You Welcome!”

John Kenrick

John Kenrick combines a passion for entertainment history with the practical know-how earned working on stage productions at every level from amateur to Broadway. This New York native pulls back the curtain and introduces audiences and students to the fascinating people behind show business legends. Every month, his website Musicals101.com introduces thousands of visitors to the history of stage and screen musicals. He has appeared on PBS, Biography, BBC TV and radio, National Public Radio and the Travel Channel. John currently teaches at the New School University and New York University’s Steinhardt School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Musical Theatre : A History

A Giniger Book published in association with Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

Books

...Theatre is a communal activity where one or more people act out a story for an audience. Musical theatre can trace its roots back to prehistoric religious rituals. These ceremonies involved costumes, makeup, props, choreography—and music...

New Directions: The Spanish Tragedy and Virgil

The Spanish Tragedy : A Critical Reader

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

Books

...Although Hieronimo’s grief for his son Horatio, and his struggle to achieve justice for him, are the emotional and thematic focus of The Spanish Tragedy, Kyd also supplies the play with a framing device of unusual prominence and detail...

Roman Drama

Gary Day

Gary Day recently retired as principal lecturer at De Montfort University, UK, where he taught courses on the history of drama, the eighteenth century, modernism, contemporary drama and contemporary fiction. He is the author of Literary Criticism: A New History (2008) and Modernist Literature: 1890–1950 (2010). He has edited a dozen books, including The Wiley Encyclopaedia of British Eighteenth Century Literature (2015) with Jack Lynch. He has contributed to the Cambridge History of Literary Criticism and to the Oxford Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism. He has also been a regular columnist and reviewer for the Times Higher. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Story of Drama : Tragedy, Comedy and Sacrifice from the Greeks to the Present

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

Books

...One of the problems in discussing Roman drama is that so little of it survives. We have the tragedies of Seneca (4 BCE–65 CE) and the comedies of Plautus (c. 254–c. 184 BCE) and Terence (c. 186–159 BCE) but that’s all. Of the other...

The Eunuch

Written by

Terence

and

Kenneth McLeish

Translated by

Kenneth McLeish

~playauthor~Written by~ Terence , Kenneth McLeish ~playauthor~Translated by~ Kenneth McLeish

Methuen Drama, 2003

Classical Dramatists

Playtext

Roles: Total (17), Female (5), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

Image
Summary
...Phaedria has been thrown out of his lover Thais's house. And, to add insult to injury, he had paid for his right to be there. He doesn't know what he should do – he fears losing his place in the pecking order to his rival Thraso – and has...

Classicism

Shakespeare in Our Time : A Shakespeare Association of America Collection

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2016

Books

...The Classics as Popular Discourse Coppélia Kahn President, SAA 2008–9 For months, half-consciously meditating on this essay, I assumed that Shakespeare’s classical sources meant the Latin and Greek...