The Essential Theatre 11th Edition by Oscar G. Brockett is the ideal book to equip you with the skills necessary to understand and appreciate the art of theater. This comprehensive, up-to-date text provides a lively, engaging introduction to the history, literature, and production of theatre. It has been thoroughly revised for this edition, with new plays, new photos, and new information on current theatre trends.3
- Publisher: Cengage Learning; 11th edition
- Publication date: January 1, 2016
- Language: English
- Page length: 496 pages
This edition includes an expanded discussion of theater history, from ancient Greek and Roman theater to the latest trends in contemporary theater. It also provides an in-depth exploration of the literature of theater, with detailed discussions of plays from the Greeks to the present. The book also covers the fundamentals of staging, from set design and lighting to costume design and sound. It also includes a discussion of acting techniques, from the basics of character development to the nuances of modern performance.
The Essential Theatre (11th Edition) by Oscar G. Brockett is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in learning more about theater and its history. With its comprehensive coverage of theater topics, it is an essential part of any theatre enthusiast’s library. Whether you are a student, scholar, or simply an avid theatergoer, this book will help you gain a deeper understanding of the art of theater.