Acting Presidents: 100 Years of Plays about the Presidency by B. Altschuler

By B. Altschuler

This ebook seeks to fill an incredible hole within the literature approximately fictional representations of presidents by way of learning greater than forty performs, written due to the fact that 1900, that have had renowned productions on or off-Broadway or in one other significant city.

Show description

Read or Download Acting Presidents: 100 Years of Plays about the Presidency (The Evolving American Presidency) PDF

Best stage & theatre books

Adaptation, Intermediality and the British Celebrity Biopic

Starting with the basis that the biopic is a sort of version and an instance of intermediality, this assortment examines the multiplicity of 'source texts' and the convergence of alternative media during this style, along the concurrent problems with constancy and authenticity that accompany this kind.

Tennessee Williams and Italy: A Transcultural Perspective

This ebook unearths for the 1st time the import of an enormous community of connections among Tennessee Williams and the rustic closest to his middle, Italy. America's so much thought-provoking playwright enjoyed Italy greater than the other kingdom open air the U.S. and used to be deeply inspired through its tradition for many of his existence.

Theater Planning: Facilities for Performing Arts and Live Entertainment (100 Cases)

This publication introduces theater making plans to scholars and practitioners of every box, and offers an in depth consultant to the method and the technical requisites specific to theater constructions. half I is a consultant to the options and practices of structure and development, as utilized to appearing arts structures.

Bernard Shaw and Beatrice Webb on Poverty and Equality in the Modern World, 1905–1914 (Bernard Shaw and His Contemporaries)

This booklet investigates how, along Beatrice Webb’s ground-breaking pre-World battle One anti-poverty campaigns, George Bernard Shaw helped release the general public debate in regards to the dating among equality, redistribution and democracy in a built economic system. the 10 years following his nice 1905 play on poverty Major Barbara present a puzzle to Shaw students, who've hitherto didn't enjoy either the centrality of the belief of equality in significant performs like Getting Married, Misalliance, and Pygmalion, and to appreciate that his significant political paintings, 1928’s The clever Woman’s consultant to Socialism and Capitalism had its roots during this period before the nice battle.

Additional info for Acting Presidents: 100 Years of Plays about the Presidency (The Evolving American Presidency)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.13 of 5 – based on 10 votes