Enhance your course with plays in this companion anthology to Brockett/Ball's THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE, Enhanced 10e. The 14 plays are correlated to play synopses provided in the main text. These plays represent a wide historical range as well as the vibrant diversity of contemporary American theatre. ... more
The anthology represents a wide historical and cultural range of selections, from seven different countries on four different contents spanning from 500 BC to 2008.
An opening essay sets the context for each play, helping students to get more out of the reading by reviewing each piece with an infor... more
Three new plays, Sam Shepard's "True West," August Wilson's "Fences," and Tony Kushner's "Angels in America, Part I: Millenium Approaches" have been added to the Anthology.
Eugene O'Neill's "The Hairy Ape," August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," and Steven Dietz's "Becky's New Car" have been r... more
THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers briefer coverage of theatre history. Timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of tele... more
Whether you are a theatre major looking forward to a career in the arts, or a non major interested in an overview to help you better appreciate theatre as an audience member, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE Enhanced 10E is a welcome and helpful resource. Written by highly respected theatre historians, t... more
THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural diversity and creativity, and presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre. The authors make timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of television and film to help you... more