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Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

A term derived from Richard Wagner's concept of a Gesamtkunstwerk: a total or unified work of art, in which all elements – music, voice, movement and spectacle – work together ...

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total theatre

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

A term derived from Richard Wagner's concept of a Gesamtkunstwerk: a total or unified work of art, in which all elements – music, voice, movement and spectacle – work together ...

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total theatre

Marvin Carlson.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 229 words.

A term derived from Richard Wagner's concept of a Gesamtkunstwerk: a total or unified work of art, in

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total theatre

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 341 words.

Term used in the twentieth century to describe performance that uses, or aspires to use, numerous artistic elements to create

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total theatre

Dennis Kennedy.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 363 words.

Term much used in the twentieth century to describe performance that uses—or, more often, aspires to use—numerous artistic elements to

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Ballet in American Theatre

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 456 words.

Ballet has been a feature of regular American theatre, as distinguished from a totally separate ballet theatre with great ballet

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Run

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 245 words.

total number of consecutive performances of one play, usually at one theatre. When audiences were small and mainly local all

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My Partner (1879)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 224 words.

a play by Bartley Campbell. [Union Square Theatre, 39 perf.] Although their characters are totally disparate, warm,

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Pillai G., Shankara (1930–89)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 144 words.

(1930–89)

Indian playwright, critic, and director who explored *total theatre in a wide range of forms.

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consequences of the war

in The Oxford Companion to World War II

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Second World War. 4372 words.

The Second World War ended in both major theatres in acts of total and undeniable capitulation. Victors and vanquished were

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Ballet in American Theatre

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Ballet has been a feature of regular American theatre, as distinguished from a totally separate ballet theatre with great ballet companies, virtually from the start. Indeed, because we...

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Run

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Total number of consecutive performances of one play, usually at one theatre. When audiences were small and mainly local all theatres worked on the repertory system and changed their bill...

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Jaime Kogan

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1937–96)

Argentinian director of theatre and opera. A renowned lighting designer as well, Kogan was master of the total production. Trained in the independent theatre, he...

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ballet de cour

Sally Banes.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 132 words.

Court ballet was a form of allegorical total theatre that arose in late sixteenth-century France and flourished until 1670,

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consequences of the war

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

The Second World War ended in both major theatres in acts of total and undeniable capitulation. Victors and vanquished were plain for all to see. The chief aggressors, Germany and ...

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Schiller Leon

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(b. Cracow, 14 March 1887; d. Warsaw, 25 March 1954)

Director, essayist, historian of theatre and teacher. Schiller was influenced by Gordon Craig's theories which inspired his...

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Trinidad Theatre Workshop

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Company founded in Port of Spain by Derek Walcott. It became the driving force in developing new Caribbean theatrical vocabularies, using improvisation, ensemble acting, and experiments...

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My Partner

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1879),

a play by Bartley Campbell. [Union Square Theatre, 39 perf.] Although their characters are totally disparate, warm, idealistic Joe Saunders (Louis Aldrich) and cynical,...

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Pillai G., Shankara

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1930–89)

Indian playwright, critic, and director who explored total theatre in a wide range of forms. In plays in the Malayalam language like Snehadoothan (Messenger of Love,...

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Empowering Unheard Voices through ‘Theatre of the Oppressed’: Reflections on the Legislative Theatre Project for Women in Afghanistan—Notes from the Field

Huma Saeed.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 12572 words.

The Taliban regime in Afghanistan helped create an image of Afghan women existing simply behind the burqa—a voiceless victim needing outsiders to rescue her. A review of western media...

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Black Arts Movement

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 83 words.

Founded in Harlem in the mid‐1960s by Amiri *Baraka and promoted by Larry Neal (1937–81), the movement supported cultural separatism and the Black Power movement, and sought to devise a...

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