Browse Productions - 17 results

Aspects of 18th-Century Comedy
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(Fordham University Press, 1980), 12 mins, 12 page(s)
In this DVD, George Devine coaches actors in the vocal style, diction, postures, and gestures of 18th-century comedy, revealing the acting tradition that began with Molière and influenced Cangreve and Marivaux.
(Fordham University Press, 1980), 12 mins, 12 page(s)
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Aspects of Neo-Classic Theater: Racine’s Phèdre
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(Fordham University Press), 13 page(s)
In this English-language production of Racine’s Phèdre, Paul-Emile Deiber of the Comédie Française directs scenes that exemplify the defining characteristics of French neoclassical theater.
(Fordham University Press), 13 page(s)
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Aspects of Peking Opera
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(Fordham University Press, 1980), 15 mins, 15 page(s)
In this program, Hu Hung-Yen demonstrates the gestures and expressions of the Peking opera hua dan (coquette) and presents the movements common to traditional male roles, such as the scholar or the warrior.
(Fordham University Press, 1980), 15 mins, 15 page(s)
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Aspects of the Classic Greek Theater
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(Fordham University Press, 1960), 13 mins, 13 page(s)
This program features performance excerpts from Sophocles’ Electra, directed by Dimitrios Rondiris of the National Theatre of Greece.
(Fordham University Press, 1960), 13 mins, 13 page(s)
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Aspects of the Kabuki Theater of Japan
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(Fordham University Press, 1980), 12 mins, 12 page(s)
This program introduces the kabuki theater of Japan. It features Onoe Baiko VII, who shows how to apply onnagata (female) makeup. The DVD offers archival footage of Baiko rehearsing actors in Narukami and presents Koshiro VIII and Matagoro II directing scenes from Kanjincho.
(Fordham University Press, 1980), 12 mins, 12 page(s)
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Christopher Marlowe Parables of Power: Tamburlaine and Dr. Faustus
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(Fordham University Press, 1989), 47 mins, 47 page(s)
Featuring scenes from Christopher Marlowe’s seminal works Tamburlaine and Dr. Faustus, this program examines the human search for power and provides examples of Marlowe’s blank verse style. It also explores Marlowe’s lasting influence on later writers.
(Fordham University Press, 1989), 47 mins, 47 page(s)
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German Theater: Brecht and Schiller
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(Fordham University Press, 1982), 16 mins, 16 page(s)
This DVD examines the works of Bertolt Brecht and Friedrich Schiller and explores styles of German theater. It uses scenes from The Good Woman of Setzuan and Love and Intrigue to show the parallels in the work of the two playwrights.
(Fordham University Press, 1982), 16 mins, 16 page(s)
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The Green Bird
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(Fordham University Press, 1982), 35 mins, 35 page(s)
This archival performance of The Green Bird by Carlo Gozzi is directed by Giovanni Poli and features the stock commedia dell’arte characters Truffaldino, Brighella, and Pantalone.
(Fordham University Press, 1982), 35 mins, 35 page(s)
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Italy: Origins of Theater to Pirandello
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(Fordham University Press, 1983), 20 mins, 20 page(s)
This program traces the evolution of the theater from ancient Greece to the 20th century. It uses the complex and provocative works of Pirandello to reveal the ways in which modern Italian theater questions illusion and reality.
(Fordham University Press, 1983), 20 mins, 20 page(s)
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Molière and the Comédie Française
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(Fordham University Press), 17 page(s)
Introducing the Comédie Française, this DVD features footage of Jacques Charon directing excerpts from Molière’s Le Misanthrope and Tartuffe. The program highlights Molière’s comic style and considers the Comédie Française.
(Fordham University Press), 17 page(s)
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