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The Theatre Experience,9780073514277

The Theatre Experience

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Edition: 13th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 3/18/2014
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

The thirteenth edition of The Theatre Experience is students' ticket to the best seat in the house. From Broadway to makeshift theater spaces around the world, the author demonstrates the active and lively role they play as audience members by engaging them in the collaborative and creative processes behind and in front of the curtain. Wilson introduces students to the roles of the performers, directors, producers and designers, while emphasizing the insights they as audience members bring to any production. The thirteenth edition better accommodates today's teaching schedules, as well as improves accessibility for students by concise insight and up-to-date vibrant production visuals. Students join the creative process with The Theatre Experience, and rehearse for their role as life-long audience members.

Table of Contents

PART ONE:The Audience

Chapter 1:The Audience: Its Role and Imagination

Chapter 2:The Background and Expectations of the Audience

Chapter 3:Theatre Spaces:The Audience Views the Stage

PART TWO:The Performers and the Director

Chapter 4:Acting

Chapter 5:The Director and the Producer

PART THREE:The Playwright and the Play

Chapter 6:Creating the World of the Play

Chapter 7:Dramatic Structure and Dramatic Characters

Chapter 8:Theatrical Genres

PART FOUR:The Designers

Chapter 9:Scenery

Chapter 10:Stage Costumes

Chapter 11:Lighting and Sound

PART FIVE:The Theatre Today

Chapter 12:Musical Theatre

Chapter 13:Global Theatre Today

Chapter 14:Contemporary Theatre in the United States

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