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by Eyre, Richard; British Broadcasting Corporation; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Films for the Humanities (Firm).
Type: materialTypeLabelVisual MaterialPublisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2000Description: 6 videocassettes (314 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.Subject(s): Theater -- History -- 20th century | Drama -- 20th century | Documentary films
Contents:
[v. 1]. Shakespeare: drama's DNA (59:00) -- [v. 2]. Irish theater: raw bones and poetry (51:00) -- [v. 3]. America: Broadway and dramatic realism (51:00) -- [v. 4]. Looking back: British theater, two wars later (51:00) -- [v. 5]. Between Brecht and Beckett (51:00) -- [v. 6]. The Future of theater: but is it art? (51:00)
Summary: In this elegant six-part series, Sir Richard Eyre--former director of the Royal National Theatre--explores the history of 20th century drama and its confluence with the theater of Ireland, America, and Germany. Evocative archival footage of many of the century's most memorable productions is blended with firsthand testimonies from the writers, actors, and directors who made them possible List(s) this item appears in: Theater (Stage Production Direction)
Item type Location Collection Call number Status Date due
Videocassettes Videocassettes Eleftheriades Library
Videocassettes VC 792.09 CHA (Browse shelf) Available

Originally broadcast on the BBC

The library has volume 2

[v. 1]. Shakespeare: drama's DNA (59:00) -- [v. 2]. Irish theater: raw bones and poetry (51:00) -- [v. 3]. America: Broadway and dramatic realism (51:00) -- [v. 4]. Looking back: British theater, two wars later (51:00) -- [v. 5]. Between Brecht and Beckett (51:00) -- [v. 6]. The Future of theater: but is it art? (51:00)

Directors, Roger Parsons (v. 1, 6), Mary Downes (v. 2), Chris Granlund (v. 3, 4), Jamie Muir (v. 5)

In this elegant six-part series, Sir Richard Eyre--former director of the Royal National Theatre--explores the history of 20th century drama and its confluence with the theater of Ireland, America, and Germany. Evocative archival footage of many of the century's most memorable productions is blended with firsthand testimonies from the writers, actors, and directors who made them possible

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