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Author Miller, Hillary, author

Title Drop dead : performance in crisis, 1970s New York / Hillary Miller
Published Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Performance works
Performance works.
Contents Introduction: City in crisis, performance in Crisis -- Planned shrinkage and the new theater : Ellen Stewart, La Mama e.t.c., and Julie Bovasso -- TKTS and "lost audience" anxiety : fiscal crisis Times Square -- Vinnette Carroll's Urban Arts Corps and the "inevitability of interdependency" -- The theater of poverty : Everyman in Coney Island -- How the public became a public : Joseph Papp's Civic Building -- The Brooklyn syndrome : BAM and outer-borough arts -- Conclusion. the myth of self-sufficiency
Notes Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--City University of New York, 2013
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Nineteen seventies.
Performing arts -- Economic aspects -- New York (State) -- New York.
Performing arts -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Recessions -- New York (State) -- New York.
Theater -- Economic aspects -- New York (State) -- New York.
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0810133903 (electronic bk.)
9780810133907 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)