The Cambridge Guide to Theatre

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Martin Banham
Cambridge University Press, Sep 21, 1995 - Drama - 1233 pages
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Widely acclaimed for its breadth and scope, The Cambridge Guide to Theatre Second Edition remains the most comprehensive single-volume guide to the history and current practice of worldwide theater available today. The Guide contains a wealth of information on all aspects of theater past and present: major playwrights, works, important traditions, theories, companies, practitioners, venues and events; the origins of popular theater tradition, including folk drama, street theater and mummers plays; the work of actors, directors and designers, including lighting and sound, technical theater, theater architecture and theater design. In this revision, all entries have been reviewed and updated to incorporate political changes and reflect the rise and fall of individual reputations. There are newly commissioned articles on Canada, Spain, New Zealand, Germany, the Caribbean and French-speaking Africa. Special attention has been paid to costumery and gay, lesbian, and feminist theater. A particularly strong feature of the new edition is the weight given to Asian theater and Asian influences on Western drama. By providing information and entertainment, the Guide will prove an indispensable reference tool both for scholars of theater and general theater lovers alike.
  

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There is a major error about the Berliner Ensemble in the above book on page 343.
The Berliner Ensemble never appeared at the Royal Court Theatre. However, there
was an english production - in english - of the Brecht/Weill "The Threepenny Opera" at the Royal Court at the time of George Devine, probably in the mid-'fifties.
The first season of the Berliner Ensemble was in London in 1956 at the Palace Theatre, shortly after the death of Bertold Brecht, and a second season some years later at the Old Vic Theatre. In the late 'fifties some members of the Berliner Ensemble performed poems, readings and some songs in one of the smaller rooms at the Royal Festival Hall - probably either in the Purcell room or the Queen Elizabeth Hall.
 

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Martin Banham is Emeritus Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies at the School of English, University of Leeds.

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