Oxford Companion to the Theatre

Oxford Companion to the Theatre

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Completely revised and up to date, this concise version of the 4th edition of "The Oxford Companion to the Theatre" is an accessible handbook for the theatre-goer or drama student. In addition to covering all aspects of theatre worldwide, it includes entries on a vast range of theatrical styles, dramatists, performers and directors, as well as information on theatres, festivals and such technical topics as lighting, sound and method acting. Covering the great names of theatre throughout the ages, the editors have brought the dramatis personae up to date with entries on Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren and Athol Fugard, as well as providing information on many people, places and companies not previously included in the work.show more

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  • Paperback | 574 pages
  • 129.54 x 190.5 x 27.94mm | 430.91g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • Concise 4 Revised ed
  • 0192825747
  • 9780192825742

About Phyllis Hartnoll

About the Editors Phyllis Hartnoll, editor of The Oxford Companion to the Theatre since its inception, is also the author of A Concise History of the Theatre, Who's Who in Shaw, and Who's Who in George Eliot. Peter Found is a former editor of International Literary Market Place.show more

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Entries new since the last edition of the Concise: Alan Ayckbourn, Clive Barnes, Michael Bogdanov, Howard Brenton, Brian Friel, Athol Fugard, Terry Hands, David Hare, Anthony Hopkins, Alan Howard, Glenda Jackson, Derek Jacobi, Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren, Mike Nichols, Trevor Nunn, Peter O'Toole, Diana Rigg, Willy Russell, Anthony Sher, Stephen Sondheim, Sam Wannamaker, Keith Waterhouse.show more

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