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Actor's Workshop

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

A regional theatre company founded in 1952 by Herbert Blau and Jules Irving, both professors at San Francisco State College. It focused on the furthering of the individual performer's...

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Alfred Uhry

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Literature.

(b. 1936), playwright.

He was born in Atlanta and educated at Brown University before making his Manhattan playwriting debut as co‐author of the libretto for the short‐lived...

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American National Theatre and Academy

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Created in 1935 by the US Congress, ANTA was formulated as a non-profit national theatre, untainted by commercialism or government aid, and devoted to classical revivals and the development...

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André Bishop

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1949– )

American manager and arts administrator. After a brief and undistinguished career as an actor, Bishop became literary manager at Playwrights Horizons, an active...

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Andrei Serban

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(b. 1943), director.

The internationally known director, who uses minimalism, nontraditional music, and avant‐garde approaches to classic texts, was born in Bucharest, Romania,...

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Beggar on Horseback

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Literature.

Satirical play by George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly with music by Deems Taylor. Produced and published in 1924, it was suggested by a German play, Paul Apel's Hans Sonnenstössers...

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Christopher Rich

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(c.1657–1714)

English manager. Taking control of the ailing patent company at Drury Lane around 1693, Rich is cast as the tyrannical villain of theatre history largely because he...

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Contact

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Music Theatre.

(2000),

a “dance play with music” by Susan Stroman and John Weidman. [Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, 1,010 perf.; Tony Award.] Choreographer Stroman conceived and staged this unusual...

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Daniel Sullivan

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(b. 1940), director and manager.

He was born in Wray, Colorado, and educated at San Francisco State University, staying after graduation to work in local theatres. Sullivan was...

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David Mamet

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1947– ),

Chicago‐born dramatist whose work is distinguished by its attentions to the rhythms of blue‐collar speech and the theme of how low‐life criminality mirrors the world of...

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