Theatre

Hedda Gabler (Vollständige deutsche Ausgabe): Die Fatale by Henrik Ibsen

By Henrik Ibsen

Dieses e-book: "Hedda Gabler (Vollständige deutsche Ausgabe)" ist mit einem detaillierten und dynamischen Inhaltsverzeichnis versehen und wurde sorgfältig korrekturgelesen.

Hedda, die Tochter des Generals Gabler, und Ehemann Jørgen Tesman sind soeben von ihrer Hochzeitsreise nach Kristiania zurückgekehrt. Jørgen Tesman ist ein fleißiger, pedantischer Mann, der während der sechsmonatigen Reise hauptsächlich an einem kulturwissenschaftlichen Buch gearbeitet hat, von dem er hofft, dass dessen Veröffentlichung ihm einen Doktortitel und eine Professorenstelle an der Universität einbringen wird. Hedda liebt Jørgen nicht. Sie betrachtet ihn mit Gleichgültigkeit; er besitzt kein Gespür für Heddas Weiblichkeit. Sie hat ihn nur geheiratet, weil sie hoffte, dass ihr diese Ehe eine geachtete gesellschaftliche Stellung sichern werde. Hedda wird die Sinnlosigkeit ihrer Ehe deutlich, als sie erfährt, dass Ejlert Løvborg wieder in der Stadt ist....

Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) warfare ein norwegischer Dramatiker und Lyriker, der gegen die ethical und „Lebenslüge" seiner Zeit zu Felde zog und im „Kampf der Geschlechter" im Gegensatz zu August Strindberg den Standpunkt der Frau vertrat. Seine bürgerlichen Dramen zeigten ethischen Ernst und großes psychologisches Einfühlungsvermögen.

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Operetta: A Theatrical History (Routledge Studies in Musical by Richard Traubner

By Richard Traubner

"Operetta: A Theatrical History" is taken into account the vintage historical past of this crucial musical theater shape. Traubner's booklet, first released in 1983, continues to be famous because the key historical past of the folk and productions that made operetta a world phenomenon. starting in mid-19th century Europe, the ebook covers all the key advancements within the shape, together with the landmark works by means of Strauss and his fans, Gilbert & Sullivan, Franz Lehar, Rudolf Friml, Victor Herbert, and lots of extra. The ebook completely captures the champagne-and-ballroom surroundings of the best works within the style. it's going to attract all enthusiasts of musical theatre background.

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Ira Aldridge: The African Roscius (Rochester Studies in by Bernth Lindfors

By Bernth Lindfors

Ira Aldridge -- a black New Yorker -- used to be one in every of nineteenth-century Europe's maximum actors. He played in a foreign country for forty-three years, profitable extra awards, honors, and reputable than any of his specialist friends. Billed because the "African Roscius," Aldridge constructed a repertoire at first including Shakespeare's Othello, melodramas approximately slavery, and farces that drew on his skill to sing and dance. by the point he begun traveling in Europe he was once largely a Shakespearean actor, taking part in such vintage characters as Shylock, Macbeth, Richard III, and King Lear. even though his widespread public appearances made him the main seen black guy on the planet by way of mid-nineteenth century, this present day Aldridge has a tendency to be a forgotten determine, seldom pointed out in histories of British and ecu theater. This assortment restores the luster to Aldridge's recognition by means of analyzing his awesome achievements opposed to all odds. The early essays provide biographical details, whereas later essays research his serious and well known reception in the course of the global. Taken jointly, those assorted techniques to Aldridge supply a fuller realizing and heightened appreciation of a impressive guy who had a really fascinating lifestyles and a marvelous occupation. individuals: Cyril Bruyn Andrews, Nikola Batusic, Philip A. Bell, Keith Byerman, Ruth M. Cowhig, Nicholas M. Evans, Joost Groeneboer, Ann Marie Koller, Joyce eco-friendly MacDonald, Herbert Marshall, James J. Napier, Krzysztof Sawala, Gunner Sjögren, James McCune Smith, Hazel Waters, and Stanley B. Winters.

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The Cambridge Companion to Sam Shepard (Cambridge Companions by Matthew Roudané

By Matthew Roudané

Few American playwrights have exerted as a lot effect at the modern degree as Sam Shepard. His performs are played "on" and "off" Broadway in addition to in the entire significant neighborhood American theaters. also they are generally played and studied in Europe, rather in Britain, Germany and France, discovering either a favored and a scholarly viewers. This significant other explores a few of the points of Shepard's profession, delivering interesting first-hand debts and monstrous severe chapters at the performs, poetry, song, fiction, appearing, directing and picture paintings.

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Catching the Light: Sam Mendes and Simon Russell Beale - A by Mark Leipacher

By Mark Leipacher

Sam Mendes and Simon Russell Beale have cast probably the most winning operating partnerships in modern theatre historical past. throughout 20 years and 8 productions their collaboration has advanced, matured and retains thriving via their paintings on degree; six Shakespeare and Chekhov performs shape their universal physique of labor so far.

Mark Leipacher's correspondence with Mendes and Beale and his thorough learn into archival fabric on their collaborations, bargains the reader an in depth account of the productions and, uniquely, Mendes' and Beale's personal observations on their approach to paintings and at the discoveries they made in all the performs. How do moments of magic on degree come up within the practice session room? Catching the sunshine, packed with anecdotes and gemstones of information, is an vital learn for actors, administrators, scholars and someone who loves the theatre.

Features a foreword from Kevin Spacey, creative Director of the outdated Vic.

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Last Operas and Plays by Gertrude Stein

By Gertrude Stein

Within the greater than seventy five performs Gertrude Stein wrote among 1913 and 1946, she anticipated a brand new dramaturgy, starting with the pictorial perception of a play as a panorama. She drew into her performs the day-by-day circulate of lifestyles round her - together with the flora and fauna - and grew to become towns, villages, elements of the dramatic constitution, or even her personal buddies into characters. She made punctuation and typography a part of her compositional sort and selected phrases for his or her cheerful influence as sound and wordplay. For Stein, the writing strategy itself used to be continuously vital in constructing the "continuous present" on the center of her paintings. "Last Operas and Plays" includes a lot of Stein's most vital and most-produced works.

Table of Contents:

Introd.: "How many acts are there in it?" by means of Carl Van Vechten
Yes is for a really younger man.
The mom people all.
Doctor Faustus lighting the lights.
An workout in analysis.
A round play.
Photograph.
Paisieu.
An ancient drama in reminiscence of Winnie Elliot.
Will he get back higher. moment old drama. within the country.
Third historical drama.
Play I-III.
They needs to. Be wedded. To their wife.
A play of pounds.
A manoir.
Short sentences.
Byron a play.
Listen to me.
A play known as no longer and now.
Four saints in 3 acts.

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Les Précieuses ridicules by Molière

By Molière

Magdelon et Cathos, deux provinciales éprises de passions nobles et de bons mots, cherchent à Paris le grand amour et les échanges élevés découverts dans les livres. Mais quand Gorgibus, père de Magdelon et oncle de Cathos, organise une rencontre avec deux prétendants choisis pour elles, les deux jeunes femmes les ridiculisent de telle façon qu’ils échafaudent une vengeance commune.Cette comédie en un acte et en prose, l. a. première de Molière, épingle avec férocité les ridicules de los angeles préciosité, de l’arrivisme et de l’affectation bourgeoise.

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Deep Are the Roots by Gordon Heath

By Gordon Heath

An entire actor whose profession spanned five many years at the levels of latest York, London and Paris, Gordon Heath (1918-1991) accomplished nationwide prominence in 1945 for his starring position within the Broadway creation of "Deep Are the Roots", a searing exploration of yankee race family members on the shut of worldwide battle II. through 1948, like different black artists ahead of him, he had moved to France. along with his longtime spouse, Lee Payant, he opened the nightclub L'Abbaye in Paris and persevered to accomplish on level in nice Britain, Europe and the U.S.. Reviewing the recent York construction of "Oedipus" in 1970, Clive Barnes wrote within the big apple instances, "A guy born to play the prince, Mr Heath has an instinctive the Aristocracy and strikes and talks with the entire typical authority of a vintage hero. during this memoir, Heath tells the tale of his youth - his early life on Manhattan's West facet, his summer season sojourns at a camp for black children in upstate big apple, his awakening sexuality, his schooling out and in of faculty, his education in tune, artwork, voice and dance, and his plunge right into a lifestyles within the theater. Recounting his studies from Broadway to London's West finish, he bargains deft sketches of such neighbors as Owen Dodson, Elia Kazan and Pearl Primus. the result's a fascinating portrait of a black artist as a tender guy and a huge contribution to theatre background.

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1001 Beds: Performances, Essays, and Travels by Tim Miller

By Tim Miller

    For 1 / 4 century, Tim Miller has labored on the intersection of functionality, politics, and identification, utilizing his own stories to create pleasing yet pointed explorations of lifestyles as a homosexual American man—from the perils and joys of intercourse and relationships to the struggles of political disenfranchisement and inventive censorship. This intimate autobiographical university of Miller's specialist and private lifestyles finds one of many celebrated creators of an important modern artwork shape and a tireless recommend for the yank dream of political equality for all citizens.
    Here we've got the main entire Miller yet—a raucous choice of his functionality scripts, essays, interviews, magazine entries, and images, in addition to his most modern degree piece Us. This quantity brings jointly the private, communal, and nationwide political strands that interweave via his paintings from its beginnings and eventually outline Miller's position as a modern artist, activist, and homosexual guy.

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