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Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Fiction

Shakespeare and Elizabethan Popular Culture : The Arden Critical Companions

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2006

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... prose fiction are Thomas Lodge’s Rosalynde in As You Like It and Greene’s Pandosto in The Winter’s Tale. The use of Rosalynde is fairly straightforward. Shakespeare was working with a popular text which, published in 1590 and reissued in 1592,...

7:84 Theatre Companies

David Pattie

David Pattie is Professor of Drama at the University of Chester, UK. Series editors: Richard Boon, Emeritus Professor of Drama, the University of Hull, UK, and Philip Roberts, Emeritus Professor in the School of English, University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Theatre Companies: 1965–1979 : Cast, The People Show, Portable Theatre, Pip Simmons Theatre Group, Welfare State International, 7:84 Theatre Companies

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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... in power were regarded as intrinsically more valuable than the cultures of the poor. This argument also prefigured another later clash of opposing ideas in the 1970s, between McGrath and the playwright David Edgar, about...

The Hunt  

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David Farr

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Faber and Faber, 2019

Faber Drama

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 17, Roles: Total (16), Female (3), Male (12), Unassigned (1)

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... Harvest Festival. In the forest by the water the men of the lodge stand naked in the cold. This is their country. This is their song. In the shadows, a lonely child gives a strange man her heart. The hunt...

Cyprus Avenue

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David Ireland

~playauthor~Written by~ David Ireland

Methuen Drama, 2016

Modern Plays

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Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (5), Female (3), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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... in the past and fighting old battles that nobody cares about anymore, but his cultural heritage is under siege. He must act. David Ireland’s black comedy takes one man’s identity crisis to the limits as he uncovers the modern day...

Rhythm and Meter

David Carey

David Carey is a resident voice and text director at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. He has been a senior voice tutor at RADA and was previously Principal Lecturer of Voice Studies at Central School of Speech and Drama. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rebecca Clark Carey

Rebecca Clark Carey is the head of voice and text at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. She was a senior voice tutor at RADA and has extensive theatre experience as an actor and voice coach. Together, they are the authors of The Vocal Arts Workbook + Video (2008) and The Shakespeare Workbook and Video (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Shakespeare Workbook and Video : A Practical Course for Actors

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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... as a bed 10 Shall lodge thee till thy wound be throughly healed; And thus I search it with a sovereign kiss. But twice or thrice was Proteus written down. B Be calm, good wind, blow not a word away Till I have...
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... possible. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring: Ian Abercrombie as Jeremy Dean, Michael Brandon as Leo Rapkin, Christine Estabrook as Maude Locket, Jeremy Geidt as Henry Locket, David Hunt as Simon St. Clair, and Melanie van...

Silence

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Filter Theatre

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David Farr

~playauthor~Written by~ Filter Theatre , David Farr

Methuen Drama, 2011

Modern Plays

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Scenes: 26, Roles: Total (14), Female (5), Male (8), Unassigned (1)

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... is a collaboration between David Farr, the RSC and the devised theatre company Filter, renowned for a distinctive theatrical style that exposes the workings of a production. The play premiered in 2011 at the Hampstead Theatre, London....

Almighty Voice and His Wife

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Daniel David Moses

~playauthor~Written by~ Daniel David Moses

Playwrights Canada Press, 2009

Playwrights Canada Press

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 18, Roles: Total (2), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Almighty Voice and His Wife shakes up a familiar story from the Saskatchewan frontier, reimagining it from the postmodern late twentieth century. The “renegade Indian story” transforms into both an eloquent tale of tragic love and an often...

Buying Brass as Performative Thinking

David Barnett

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David Barnett is Reader in Drama, Theatre and Performance at the University of Sussex, and has published monographs on Heiner Müller (1998) and Rainer Werner Fassbinder (2005, paperback 2009), and co-edited a volume and edited a special issue of Contemporary Theatre Review on contemporary German theatre Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Enoch Brater

Enoch Brater is the Kenneth T. Rowe Collegiate Professor of Dramatic Literature; Professor of English and Theater, University of Michigan and the series editor of Methuen Drama's Miller scholarly editions. He has written extensively on the work of Samuel Beckett and Arthur Miller. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Taylor-Batty

Mark Taylor-Batty

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Brecht in Practice : Theatre, Theory and Performance

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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... the murder of King Duncan and the discovery of his corpse. Brecht’s new scene is set in a porter’s lodge (although it has no connection with the comic ‘porter scene’ in Macbeth). Here a driver brings the porter’s wife a valuable yet fragile...