A Pocket Guide to Twentieth-Century Drama

Stephen Unwin, Carole Woddis
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ISBN 9780571200146 Format Paperback
Published 18/06/2001 Length 320 pages

About Book

Are you searching for an overview of the most significant plays? Are you looking for a snapshot analysis? Do you want to know the social and theatrical context? A Pocket Guide to 20th Century Drama gives all this and much, much more. It provides a short introduction to a dramatic century; puts each play into historical and theatrical context; gives the storyline and an analysis of each play, and provides details of major productions around the world. And, finally, there's a chronology of one thousand twentieth-century plays.
  • About Stephen Unwin

    Stephen Unwin is Artistic Director of the Rose Theatre in Kingston. He founded English Touring Theatre in 1993, where his Shakespeare productions include A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Macbeth, As You Like It, Henry IV, Parts One and Two, King Lear and Romeo and Juliet. He is the winner of the 2003 Sam Wanamaker Shakespeare Globe Award. He directed Kenneth McLeish's translations of A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler and The Master Builder. He has directed more than fifty theatre and opera productions for the Royal National Theatre, English National Opera, the Royal Opera House, the Royal Court Theatre and many others. His work has been seen at the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida Theatre and the Old Vic. He has co-written A Pocket Guide to Twentieth Century Drama and A Pocket Guide to Ibsen, Chekhov and Strindberg (Faber & Faber), So You Want to be a Theatre Director? (Nick Hern Books) and A Guide to the Plays of Bertolt Brecht (Methuen).

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