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Copenhagen

Written by

Michael Frayn

and

Robert Butler

Edited by

Robert Butler

~playauthor~Written by~ Michael Frayn , Robert Butler ~playauthor~Edited by~ Robert Butler

Methuen Drama, 2003

Student Editions

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Acts: 2, Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...In 1941 the German physicist Werner Heisenberg made a strange trip to Copenhagen to see his Danish counterpart, Niels Bohr. They were old friends and close colleagues, and they had revolutionised atomic physics in the 1920s with their work...

Introduction

Robert Knopf

Robert Knopf teaches script analysis, directing, and improvisation at University at Buffalo/SUNY, USA where he is Director of Theatre Studies and Professor of Theatre. A theater director, scholar, and writer, Robert Knopf is the author of two books, The Theater and Cinema of Buster Keaton and The Director as Collaborator. He edited Theater and Film and co-edited the seminal two-volume critical anthology, Theater of the Avant-Garde. He has directed plays at Circle-in-the-Square Downtown, Cherry Lane Studio, Paradise Factory, Circle Rep Lab, and New York’s historic Town Hall, as well as for National Public Radio. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Script Analysis for Theatre : Tools for Interpretation, Collaboration and Production

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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... talk about the differences between living in town and the country as Cecily serves tea for the two of them, and the butler, Merriman, looks on. Barely containing her jealousy of and fury at Gwendolen, Cecily sabotages Gwendolen’s tea:...

Structure and Action

Robert Knopf

Robert Knopf teaches script analysis, directing, and improvisation at University at Buffalo/SUNY, USA where he is Director of Theatre Studies and Professor of Theatre. A theater director, scholar, and writer, Robert Knopf is the author of two books, The Theater and Cinema of Buster Keaton and The Director as Collaborator. He edited Theater and Film and co-edited the seminal two-volume critical anthology, Theater of the Avant-Garde. He has directed plays at Circle-in-the-Square Downtown, Cherry Lane Studio, Paradise Factory, Circle Rep Lab, and New York’s historic Town Hall, as well as for National Public Radio. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Script Analysis for Theatre : Tools for Interpretation, Collaboration and Production

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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... Whitman’s story Some experimental and avant-garde plays have little or no plot or story, such as Peter Wellman’s Terminal Hip, or Robert The Night Time Sky, but these are rare. In fact, our desire for a and plot...

‘Let Me the Curtains Draw’: Othello in Performance

Othello : A Critical Reader

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015

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... Schuster, 2000), 143 . Kemble, English by birth, had in 1834 married Pearce Mease Butler, a prosperous Georgia slave owner; her criticism of the harsh treatment of his slaves contributed to their divorce...

Narrative and Story-Telling in the British Musical since 1970

Olaf Jubin

Olaf Jubin is Reader in Media Studies and Musical Theatre at Regent’s University London, UK, and a Visiting Lecturer on the M.A. in Musical Theatre at Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK. He has written and co-edited several books on musical theatre and the mass media and is co-editor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of the British Musical. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Musical Theatre since 1950

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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... unlicensed productions with people lip-synching to the recording were staged, which were quickly shut down by the legal team of Robert Stigwood, manager of Lloyd Webber and Rice. Yet those unlicensed stagings also made evident...