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Charles Evans Hughes

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(b. Glen Falls, New York, 11 Apr. 1862; d. Osterville, Massachusetts, 27 Aug. 1948) US; Governor of New York 1906–10, Republican presidential candidate 1916 Hughes, the son of a ...

experimental theatre

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The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
3,040 words

... Fornes , Mac Wellman , and Charles L. Mee , and staged by some of the country's foremost directors, including Bogart , Tina Landau , and Reza Abdoh ( 1963–95 ). John Istel See also dance ; design ; multimedia theatre . Robert Brustein , Revolution as Theatre: Notes on the New Radical Style (1971) Roselee Goldberg , Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present (1988) Michael Kirby , Happenings (1965) — The Art of Time: Essays on the Avant-Garde (1969) Bonnie Marranca , Theater of Images (1977) James Roose-Evans , Experimental Theatre ...

United States of America

United States of America   Reference library

The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
45,715 words

...a tart, polished writing style to dance criticism. Martin saw himself as an educator, helping in particular to explain the unfamiliar art of modern dance to early audiences and encouraging young dance revolutionaries to form their own choreographic styles. His successor, Allen Hughes , who was at the Times only until 1965 , brought a similarly open mind to the early experimentation of postmodernism. For many years dance critics perceived their primary responsibility as one of education and advocacy, a position exemplified in the work of Margaret Lloyd of...

Music For Dance

Music For Dance   Reference library

The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
29,477 words

... in Sixteenth-Century Italian Court Dance: Reconstruction from a Theoretical Base. Dance Research 8 (Spring 1990): 3–27. Kinkeldey, Otto . Dance Tunes of the Fifteenth Century. In Instrumental Music: A Conference at Isham Memorial Library, May 4, 1957 , edited by David G. Hughes . Cambridge, Mass., 1959. Latte, Kurt . De saltationibus Graecorum capita quinque . Giessen, 1913. Lawler, Lillian B. The Dance in Ancient Greece . Middletown, Conn., 1964. Lockwood, Lewis . Music in Renaissance Ferrara, 1400–1505 . Cambridge, Mass., 1984. Marcuse, Sibyl . ...

Louis D. Brandeis

Louis D. Brandeis  

(1856–1941),became known as the “people's attorney” when, early in his career, without pay he defended Boston citizens against local public utilities. His book Other People's Money (1914) greatly ...
Peter Brook

Peter Brook  

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(b. 1925), director.London born and educated at Oxford, Brook established himself as a major West End director before staging the American musical House of Flowers (1954). After directing the ...
Sunday in the Park With George

Sunday in the Park With George   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Performing arts, Music
Length:
765 words
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...of Dot appears and urges him to move on with his work, just as his great-grandfather did. Cast for Sunday in the Park With George Characters 1984 Broadway 2007 Broadway George Seurat, George Mandy Patinkin Daniel Evans Dot, Marie, Dot Bernadette Peters Jenna Russell Old Lady, Blair Daniels Barbara Byrne Mary Beth Peil Jules, Bob Greenberg Charles Kimbrough Michael Cumpsty Yvonne, Naomi Eisen Dana Ivey Jessica Molaskey Louis, Billy Webster Cris Groendaal Drew McVety Soldier, Alex Robert Westenberg Santino Fontana Frieda, Betty Nancy Opel Stacie Morgain Lewis...

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