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The Drama Is Coming Now – The Theater Criticism of Richard Gilman, 1961-1991 - Yale Scholarship Online
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The Drama Is Coming Now: The Theater Criticism of Richard Gilman, 1961-1991

Richard Gilman


This book presents a collection of one of America's finest drama critics. The book chronicles a major period in American theatre history, one that witnessed the birth or spread of Off-Broadway, regional theatre, nonprofit companies, and avant-garde performance, as well as growing interest in plays by women and minorities and in world drama. This book is a criticism for the ages. There are essays, profiles, and book reviews dealing with such topics as the “new naturalism” in theatre, Brecht's collected plays, and the legacy of Stanislavski. There is also a generous sampling of other comments on ... More

Keywords: drama critic, American theatre, Off-Broadway, regional theatre, avant-garde, new naturalism

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Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780300100464
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300100464.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Gilman, author

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