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Stages and playgoers

from guild plays to Shakespeare

by Hill, Janet

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal, Ithaca , [NY] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- To 1625.,
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Technique.,
    • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.,
    • Mysteries and miracle plays, English -- History and criticism.,
    • English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Theater audiences -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
    • Theater audiences -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Theater audiences -- England -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Drama -- Technique.,
    • Soliloquy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-234) and index.

      StatementJanet Hill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR658.A88 H55 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination241 p. ;
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3319800M
      ISBN 100773522735
      LC Control Number2004271490
      OCLC/WorldCa47120092

        Europe's Languages on England's Stages, – book. Europe's Languages on England's Stages, – DOI link for Europe's Languages on England's Stages, – argues instead that the drama of the early modern period holds up linguistic variety as a source of strength and offers playgoers a cosmopolitan engagement with the. Many societies prohibited women from performing on stage, so boys and men took the female roles. In the ancient Greek theatre men played females, as they did in English Renaissance theatre and continue to do in Japanese kabuki theatre (see onnagata).. Cross-dressing in motion pictures began in the early days of the silent films. Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel brought the tradition of female.

      The book also situates them in the context of the period's concepts of, and attitudes toward, playgoers' participation in the activity of playmaking. Plays by playgoers such as the rogue East India Company clerk Walter Mountfort or the highwayman John Clavell invite us into the creative imaginations of spectators, revealing what certain. The safety and well-being of all our customers and everyone involved at Louth Playgoers and the Riverhead Theatre is our number one priority and we ask everyone involved with the organisation to follow the current government advice. Any part of the Theatre, including both the Studio Theatre and Main Stage areas, is available for hire.

      This book touches on basic principles for stage management for theatre, dance, and opera productions. Stage Manager: The Professional Experience by Larry Fazio Using interviews with other professional stage managers, the author provides a practical, experience-based guide for students and aspiring professionals alike. About 2, playgoers paid two or more pennies to sit in these galleries. The stage, said to be about fifteen yards wide and nine yards deep, was raised four to six feet from ground level. Above the stage was a ceiling supported by pillars.


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Stages and Playgoers demonstrates the long, vital tradition of dialogue between stage and audience from medieval, through Tudor, to Jacobean drama. Janet Hill offers new insights into techniques of addressing playgoers from the stage and how they might.

The book’s concluding chapter, interesting in itself, is in danger of undercutting the book. Playwriting Playgoers is the product of an excellent idea that does not always pay off. It does, however, tell the story of some all-but-forgotten playwrights with passion and flair, and brings to our attention texts that have not played a large part Author: Tiffany Stern.

Arthur F. Kinney is Copeland Professor of Literary History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Stages and playgoers book of the Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies.

He is the editor of Renaissance Drama: An Anthology of Plays and Entertainments (Blackwell, ), A Companion to Renaissance Drama (Blackwell, ) and of the journal English Literary Renaissance. Numerous references are known to the presence of playgoers on the stages of indoor or private theatres before A small number of references to playgoers on the stages of outdoor or public theatres is found, but it is concluded that this was not common or usual.

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Book Description. Though representations of alien languages on the early modern stage have usually been read as mocking, xenophobic, or at the very least extremely anxious, listening closely to these languages in the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, Marianne Montgomery discerns a.

The presence of playgoers on the indoor or "private" theatre stages is indicated in numerous contemporary anecdotes and generally accepted (although rarely considered in discussions of early modern staging), but the less plentiful evidence of playgoers sitting on the outdoor stages has, I believe, been largely neglected.

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The E-mail Address es field is required. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Shakespeare by Stages: An Historical Introduction. By ARTHUR F. KINNEY. Oxford: Blackwell.

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White, Voices in the Park by Anthony Browne, The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan, The Rabbits by John Marsden.Deciphering Shakespeare's Plays: A Practical Guide to the Twenty Best-Known and Enduring Works brings William Shakespeare's year-old dramas alive in a new introduction for students, playgoers, and general readers.

This guide doesn't just dissect great soliloquies on the page. It illuminates.