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Substantially revised and updated for this new edition, this is the most comprehensive guide to the history and current practice of worldwide theatre available today: • Covers all major playwrights, works, traditions, theories, companies, venues and events • Details the origins of popular theatre tradition • Discusses the work of actors, directors and designers • Explains theatre architecture and design • Written by over 100 expert contributors • Illustrated throughout Providing information, assessment and entertainment, The Guide will prove an indispensable reference tool both for students of theatre, and the general theatregoer alike.Read more
- Totally updated and significantly revised for this new edition
- Far more international in coverage than any comparable book
- A remarkable range of entries which span the world and the ages
- Written by over 100 specialist writers
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'Everything I've wanted to know about the art of theatre and have not dared to ask is covered.' The Sunday Times
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- Edition: 2nd Edition
- Date Published: September 1995
- format: Hardback
- isbn: 9780521434379
- length: 1247 pages
- dimensions: 255 x 182 x 58 mm
- weight: 2.02kg
- contains: 300 b/w illus.
- availability: Unavailable - out of print September 2011
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