A Crash CourseBook - 1999
Ah, the roar of the greasepaint, the smell of the crowd. Who could resist this, the eighth title in the Crash Course series? Find out what a proscenium arch is. Is corpsing as fearsome as it sounds? All the ham and jargon will be revealed to you in this indispensable guide to all that is thespian. The reader is taken on a world tour from off-off Broadway to Japanese theatre (just say Noh) as the various genres are explained along the way. Noteworthy playwrights, Miller, Albee, Shepard, Simon, Ibsen, Shaw, Pinter are discussed as are the actors who brought their words to life throughout the ages. Superior party-piece material.
Publisher: Vancouver : Raincoast Books, 1999.
Branch Call Number: 792. 09 GRA
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. (some col.), ports (some col.)