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Author Gussow, Mel.

Title Theatre on the edge : new visions, new voices / Mel Gussow
Published New York : Applause, [1998]


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Description xxiii, 456 pages ; 24 cm
Series The Applause critics circle
Applause critics circle.
Contents Introduction: Visions and Voices -- Essays and Notebooks. A Rich Crop of Writing Talent Brings New Life to the American Theater: August 21, 1977. What is a Regional Play?: October 14, 1979. Beastly Happenings on Broadway: October 28, 1979. Epic Dramatization of a Dickens Novel: July 6, 1980. Is Theater All a Juggling Act?: May 14, 1981. Daredevil Musical Provides Some Novel Credits: August 10, 1982. On Late Curtains, Blabs and the British: September 9, 1984. Grit and Wit Made Ruth Gordon a Star: September 8, 1985. The Curtain Rises on Kelp Lasagna and Chopped Liver: February 26, 1986. Hazards of the Trade: Fish and Flying Pickles: March 6, 1986. Character Actors: Bright Perennials of British Theater: July 27, 1986. On the Stage or Screen, Charisma Sells Tickets: August 10, 1986. A Play That Never Played by Two Masters of Satire: February 8, 1987. A Virtuoso Who Specializes in Everything: August 23, 1987. Plays Considered During a Needed Intermission: September 20, 1987. For Yuppies on Stage, a Time for Reflection: January 1, 1989. Encore! From Stage to Screen: February 1, 1989. When Writers Turn the Tables Rather than the Other Cheek: July 16, 1989. Hot in London: Play and Weather: August 28, 1989. The Season's Hot Playwright: George S. Kaufman in Revival: February 19, 1990. Luring Actors Back to the Stage They Left Behind: January 7, 1991. On the London Stage, a Feast of Revenge, Menace and Guilt: July 31, 1991. Clurman on Theater with Sweep and Passion: April 6, 1994. Design Marches On: the Prague Quadrennial: October 1995. When Playwrights Cross (or Crisscross) the Footlights: February 5, 1996. Actors Theater of Louisville: The Plays Tell the Tale: March 1996. The Not-So-Accidental Recognition of an Anarchist: October 15, 1997. A Second 'Godot' for Peter Hall: December 18, 1997 -- Directors. Ingmar Bergman. Peter Brook. Joseph Chaikin. Martha Clarke. Tadeusz Kantor. Mabou Mines. Andrei Serban. Julie Taymor. Deborah Warner. Robert Wilson -- Playwrights. Edward Albee. Fernando Arrabal. Amiri Baraka. Eric Bogosian. Bertolt Brecht. Ed Bullins. Catherine Butterfield. Ping Chong. Caryl Churchill. Christopher Durang. Harvey Fierstein. Dario Fo. Richard Foreman. Athol Fugard. Percy Granger. Richard Greenberg. John Guare. Vaclav Havel. Israel Horovitz. Albert Innaurato. David Ives. John Jesurun. John Kelly. Larry Kramer. Franz Xaver Kroetz. Hugh Leonard. Romulus Linney. Charles Ludlam and the Ridiculous. Dennis Mclntyre. Terrence McNally. David Mamet. Emily Mann. Jane Martin. Marlane Meyer. Peter Nichols. Marsha Norman. Joe Orton. Eric Overmyer. Suzan-Lori Parks. Miguel Pinero. Harold Pinter. Jonathan Reynolds. David Rudkin. Wallace Shawn. Sam Shepard. R. A. Shiomi. Tom Stoppard. David Storey. Wendy Wasserstein. Michael Weller. Mac Wellman. Timberlake Wertenbaker. Richard Wesley. Peter Whelan. Thornton Wilder. Tennessee Williams. Lanford Wilson -- Modern Masters. Samuel Beckett. Jean Genet. Eugene Ionesco -- One Person Shows. Eileen Atkins. Fred Curchack. Karen Finley. Whoopi Goldberg. Spalding Gray. Evan Handler. Robert Lepage. Patrick Stewart. Calvin Trillin. Paul Zaloom -- Clowns, New Vaudeville; Circus, Comedy and Puppetry. Bill Irwin. Avner Eisenberg. Flying Karamazov Brothers. Foolsfire. Michael Moschen. Penn and Teller. Cirque du Soleil. Cirque Imaginaire. Bill Cosby. Groucho Marx. Richard Pryor. Forbidden Broadway. San Francisco Mime Troupe. Second City. Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding. Bread and Puppet Theater. Bruce D. Schwartz. Theodora Skipitares. Winston Tong -- Musicals. "The Idiots Karamazov" "Guys and Dolls" "Runaways" "Wonderland in Concert" "A Day in Hollywood" "Broadway Follies" "Little Shop of Horrors" "Goblin Market" "Bella, Belle of Byelorussia" "Company" -- Classics. Shakespeare. Chekhov. Ibsen. Lorca. Pirandello. Corneille. Diderot. Japanese Theater. Moliere. O'Keeffe
Notes Collection of essays written over the past thirty years
Subject Everyman's library. Drama.
Genre/Form Theater reviews.
LC no. 97028474
ISBN 1557833117
Other Titles Theater on the edge