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theory of the modern theatre

Eric Bentley

theory of the modern theatre

an introduction to modern theatre and drama

by Eric Bentley

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
  • Theater

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Eric Bentley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1657 .B4 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination493 p. ;
    Number of Pages493
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4287578M
    ISBN 100140209476
    LC Control Number78314482

    Indeed, we may have learned something but it is not about the origins of Western theatre, rather about ourselves and our culturally prescribed biases, a fine subject for the therapy couch but not for the history seminar room. And so the final answer seems to be that, since theatre is first recorded in ancient Greece, we must conclude in the absence of further evidence that it began somehow in that place and time, and indeed rather abruptly, to judge from the evidence. When I lay down on the cot and fell asleep, after 18 hours of interrogation, in order to go back in an hour's time for more, I was woken up by my own groaning and because I was jerking about like a patient in the last stages of typhoid fever Meyerhold's acting technique had fundamental principles at odds with the American method actor 's conception.

    In general, my view about formal models is that a model is a fable. Still, these same practitioners often dreamed that their art would be a true people's theatre: a theatre for the people. After leaving the MAT inwanting to break free of the highly naturalistic 'missing fourth wall' productions of Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko, Meyerhold participated in a number of theatrical projects, as both a director and actor. But they fell out, apparently because Eisenstein failed to treat the older man with sufficient deference, for which he was, as he put it, "expelled from the Gates of Heaven. National director Hallie Flanagan shaped the project into a federation of regional theatres that created relevant art, encouraged experimentation and made it possible for millions of Americans to see theatre for the first time. And so the final answer seems to be that, since theatre is first recorded in ancient Greece, we must conclude in the absence of further evidence that it began somehow in that place and time, and indeed rather abruptly, to judge from the evidence.

    They fell in love and he divorced his wife; Reich was already divorced and had two children of her own. This all-night ceremony became a tradition for the following reason, say the locals: that there lived in this temple Ares' i. However, a simultaneous reaction against naturalism urged the theatre in a much different direction. For questioning is the piety of thought. But fables are not useful in the sense of giving you advice about what to do tomorrow, or how to reach an agreement between the West and Iran. It emerged from comic opera especially Gilbert and Sullivanvarietyvaudevilleand music hall genres of the late 19th and early 20th century.


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Admittedly, some form of theatrical art must have preceded and led in one way or another to Greek drama, but lacking even a hint of what it looked like, how do we proceed? And so the final answer seems to be that, since theatre is first recorded in ancient Greece, we must conclude in the absence of further evidence that it began somehow in that place and time, and indeed rather abruptly, to judge from the evidence.

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