Drama

Drama Author Raina Telgemeier
ISBN-10 9780545779968
Release 2014-07-29
Pages 240
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From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile and Sisters! Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school's production of Moon over Mississippi, she can't really sing. Instead she's the set designer for the drama department's stage crew, and this year she's determined to create a set worthy of Broadway on a middle-school budget. But how can she, when she doesn't know much about carpentry, ticket sales are down, and the crew members are having trouble working together? Not to mention the onstage AND offstage drama that occurs once the actors are chosen. And when two cute brothers enter the picture, things get even crazier!



Drama

Drama Author Raina Telgemeier
ISBN-10 9781338274974
Release 2018-07-31
Pages 240
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A middle-school graphic novel in Spanish! Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school's production of Moon over Mississippi, she can't really sing. Instead she's the set designer for the drama department's stage crew, and this year she's determined to create a set worthy of Broadway on a middle-school budget. But how can she, when she doesn't know much about carpentry, ticket sales are down, and the crew members are having trouble working together? Not to mention the onstage AND offstage drama that occurs once the actors are chosen. And when two cute brothers enter the picture, things get even crazier!¡Una novela gráfica en español! Callie podría presentarse a la audición del musical "La luna sobre Misisipí" pero no canta bien. Por eso, ha elegido encargarse de la escenografía. Pero para hacerla, tendrá que trabajar muy duro. Desafortunadamente, tan pronto se asignan los papeles de la obra, ¡comienza el drama dentro Y fuera del escenario!



Drama as Therapy

Drama as Therapy Author Phil Jones
ISBN-10 0415099706
Release 1996
Pages 326
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Drama as Therapydescribes and defines dramatherapy, providing in one volume a definition of the core processes at work in dramatherapy, a clear description of how to structure sessions, a thorough review of techniques and a wide range of examples from clinical practice. At the heart of the book is a definition of the nine core processes which define how and why dramatherapy can offer the opportunity for change. Also included are step-by-step breakdowns of the ways of working with a broad range of clients. Dramatherapy's approach to role, play, mask, ritual, performance and script are all described. The book includes extensive historical material from the 1920s to the present day, covering work in the US, the UK, Russia and the Netherlands. It challenges previous accounts of dramatherapy's history with details of Evreinov's Theatrotherapy, Iljine's work in Russia and interviews with innovators in the field, including Peter Slade, Sue Jennings and Marion Lindquvist.



Drama

Drama Author J. L. Styan
ISBN-10 0820444898
Release 2000-01-01
Pages 140
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This book introduces the elements of drama and the principles behind the reading and study of plays - classical and modern. It makes a special point of seeing drama as intended for acting and performance, and it therefore emphasizes the role of the spectator at a play and the sort of theatre for which drama was written. The performance approach to the study of plays finally clarifies the different kinds of drama (comedy, tragedy, melodrama, and farce) and identifies its forms (realism, stylization, and symbolism). The book draws on specific examples of drama, is rich in helpful charts and diagrams, and contains a comprehensive glossary. "Drama" will be a useful guide for students and general playgoers alike.



Drama

Drama Author Charlyn Wessels
ISBN-10 0194370976
Release 1987
Pages 137
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This series gives teachers, trainers, and trainee teachers practical guidance in key aspects of language teaching. Each book includes an introduction and up to 100 classroom ideas, materials, and techniques. The activities are clearly presented, and offer teachers all the information they need about appropriate level, time, preparation, materials, variations, and follow-up activities.



The Musical as Drama

The Musical as Drama Author Scott McMillin
ISBN-10 0691127301
Release 2006
Pages 230
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Derived from the colorful traditions of vaudeville, burlesque, revue, and operetta, the musical has blossomed into America's most popular form of theater. Scott McMillin has developed a fresh aesthetic theory of this underrated art form, exploring the musical as a type of drama deserving the kind of critical and theoretical regard given to Chekhov or opera. Until recently, the musical has been considered either an "integrated" form of theater or an inferior sibling of opera. McMillin demonstrates that neither of these views is accurate, and that the musical holds true to the disjunctive and irreverent forms of popular entertainment from which it arose a century ago. Critics and composers have long held the musical to the standards applied to opera, asserting that each piece should work together to create a seamless drama. But McMillin argues that the musical is a different form of theater, requiring the suspension of the plot for song. The musical's success lies not in the smoothness of unity, but in the crackle of difference. While disparate, the dancing, music, dialogue, and songs combine to explore different aspects of the action and the characters. Discussing composers and writers such as Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Kander and Ebb, Leonard Bernstein, and Jerome Kern, The Musical as Drama describes the continuity of this distinctively American dramatic genre, from the shows of the 1920s and 1930s to the musicals of today.



Modern Drama

Modern Drama Author Richard Paul Knowles
ISBN-10 0802086217
Release 2003
Pages 212
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The contributors examine varied topics such as the analysis of periodicity; the articulation of social, political, and cultural production in theatre; the re-evaluation of texts, performances, and canons; and demonstrations of how interdisciplinarity inflects theatre and its practice.



Scenes from the Drama of European Literature

Scenes from the Drama of European Literature Author Erich Auerbach
ISBN-10 0719014573
Release 1984-01-01
Pages 256
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Scenes from the Drama of European Literature has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Scenes from the Drama of European Literature also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Scenes from the Drama of European Literature book for free.



Drama Structures

Drama Structures Author Cecily O'Neill
ISBN-10 0748701915
Release 1982
Pages 237
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Grade level: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, e, i, s, t.



Drama

Drama Author John C. Coldewey
ISBN-10 0130884413
Release 2000
Pages 1462
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This is one of the most comprehensive anthologies of enduring masterpieces of Western drama available. The critical and interpretive histories of the works, as well as background on the theaters where the plays were produced highlight the cultural and theatrical context of dramatic performances. The collection features 39 plays and 1 trope from all periods of Western drama including Greek, Medieval, Renaissance, Neoclassical, Early Modern European, Later Modern American and European, and Contemporary. For individuals interested in expanding their knowledge and critical understanding of dramatic performances, their histories and the important role of reviewers.



100 Ideas for Drama

100  Ideas for Drama Author Anna Scher
ISBN-10 0435187996
Release 1975
Pages 130
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"A wealth of lively and practical suggestions for all teachers, producers and anyone engaged in drama at any age. This is a book of ideas based on work at the famous Anna Scher Children's Theatre in London, which can be adapted and developed for any situation" -- Back cover.



Drama and Traditional Story for the Early Years

Drama and Traditional Story for the Early Years Author Nigel Toye
ISBN-10 0415195365
Release 2000
Pages 257
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This is a book that looks at how drama has its basis in solid practice in the early years. It provides tried and tested example dramas based on traditional stories, showing clearly how they are structured. The traditional stories used include Little Bo Peep,Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Humpty Dumpty, The Pied Piper, The Billy Goats Gruff and Hansel and Gretel.



Pre colonial and Post colonial Drama and Theatre in Africa

Pre colonial and Post colonial Drama and Theatre in Africa Author Lokangaka Losambe
ISBN-10 1919876065
Release 2001
Pages 155
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In this collection of essays written from different critical perspectives, African playwrights demonstrate through their art that they are not only witnesses, but also consciences, of their societies.



Early Arabic Drama

Early Arabic Drama Author Muḥammad Muṣṭafá Badawī
ISBN-10 9780521344272
Release 1988-02-18
Pages 148
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This book traces the development of Arabic drama from the mid-nineteenth to the twentieth centuries.



Opera and Drama

Opera and Drama Author Richard Wagner
ISBN-10 0803297653
Release 1900
Pages 416
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With Richard Wagner, opera reached the apex of German Romanticism. Originally published in 1851, when Wagner was in political exile, Opera and Drama outlines a new, revolutionary type of musical stage work, which would finally materialize as The Ring of the Nibelung. Wagner's music drama, as he called it, aimed at a union of poetry, drama, music, and stagecraft. ø In a rare book-length study, the composer discusses the enhancement of dramas by operatic treatment and the subjects that make the best dramas. The expected Wagnerian voltage is here: in his thinking about myths such as Oedipus, his theories about operatic goals and musical possibilities, his contempt for musical politics, his exaltation of feeling and fantasy, his reflections about genius, and his recasting of Schopenhauer. ø This edition includes the full text of volume 2 of William Ashton Ellis's 1893 translation commissioned by the London Wagner Society.



A New History of Early English Drama

A New History of Early English Drama Author John D. Cox
ISBN-10 0231102437
Release 1997
Pages 565
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Twenty-six original essays by leading theorists and historians of the pre-seventeenth-century English stage chart a paradigmatic shift within the field. In contrast to the traditional emphasis on individual authors, the contributors to this storehouse of new historical information and critical insight explore the place of the stage within the larger society, as well as issues of performance and physical space, providing an innovative approach to both literary studies and cultural history.



Modern Arabic Drama in Egypt

Modern Arabic Drama in Egypt Author Muḥammad Muṣṭafá Badawī
ISBN-10 0521242223
Release 1987
Pages 246
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This book is the first critical survey of modern Egyptian drama during the period of its maturity from the 1930s to the present day. A discussion of the work of Tawfiq al-Hakim is followed by an examination of the less experimental plays of his successors, Mahmud Taymur, Bakathir and Fathi Radwan.