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Antigone: Analysis
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(Governors State), 59 page(s)
This program analyzes Sophocles’ Antigone and discusses such ideas as the tragic protagonist, ownership of tragedy, and the contemporary relevance of the play. It also explores the concept of obligation and considers whether a citizen’s first duty is to the law of the state or the law of religion.
(Governors State), 59 page(s)
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Arcadia
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written by Sir Tom Stoppard, 1937- (1993); directed by John Rubinstein, 1946-; performed by Kate Burton, 1957-, Mark Capri, 1951-, Jennifer Dundas Lowe, 1971-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, David Manis, 1959-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Peter Paige, 1969-, Darren Richardson, Kate Steele, Serena Scott Thomas, 1961- and Douglas Weston (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 1993), 2 hours 47 mins
Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia merges science with human concerns and ideals, examining the universe’s influence in our everyday lives and ultimate fates through relationship between past and present, order and disorder and the certainty of knowledge. Set in an English country house in the year 1809-1812 and 1989, the...
written by Sir Tom Stoppard, 1937- (1993); directed by John Rubinstein, 1946-; performed by Kate Burton, 1957-, Mark Capri, 1951-, Jennifer Dundas Lowe, 1971-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, David Manis, 1959-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Peter Paige, 1969-, Darren Richardson, Kate Steele, Serena Scott Thomas, 1961- and Douglas Weston (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 1993), 2 hours 47 mins
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Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been
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written by Eric Bentley, 1916- (1972); directed by Martin Jenkins; performed by Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Ed Asner, 1929-, James Earl Jones, 1931-, Bonnie Bedelia, 1946-, Bud Cort, 1948-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Robert Foxworth, 1941-, Harry Hamlin, 1951-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Joe Spano, 1946-, James Whitmore, 1921-2009 and Michael York, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1972, originally published 1972), 1 hour 29 mins
In the mid-1950’s, the House Un-American Activities Committee began investigating the communist influence in the entertainment industry. This searing docudrama from actual transcripts of the hearings reveals how decent people were persuaded to “name names,” and the steep price paid by those who refused.
written by Eric Bentley, 1916- (1972); directed by Martin Jenkins; performed by Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Ed Asner, 1929-, James Earl Jones, 1931-, Bonnie Bedelia, 1946-, Bud Cort, 1948-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Robert Foxworth, 1941-, Harry Hamlin, 1951-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Joe Spano, 1946-, James Whitmore, 1921-2009 and Michael York, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1972, originally published 1972), 1 hour 29 mins
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Arms and the Man
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1894); directed by Brendon Fox; performed by Al Espinosa, 1968-, Teri Garr, 1947-, Anne Heche, 1969-, Jason Kravits, 1967-, Sarah Rafferty, Jeremy Sisto, 1974- and Michael Winters (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1898), 1 hour 33 mins
It's 1885, and Raina's bourgeois Bulgarian family is cought up in the heady patriotism of their war with Serbia. The beautiful and headstrong Raina eagerly awaits her fiance's victorious return from battle - but instead meets a soldier who seeks asylum in her bedroom. This is one soldier who definitely prefers rom...
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1894); directed by Brendon Fox; performed by Al Espinosa, 1968-, Teri Garr, 1947-, Anne Heche, 1969-, Jason Kravits, 1967-, Sarah Rafferty, Jeremy Sisto, 1974- and Michael Winters (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1898), 1 hour 33 mins
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Art
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written by Yasmina Reza, 1960- (1994); directed by Peter Levin, fl. 1967; performed by Bob Balaban, 1945-, Brian Cox, 1946- and Jeff Perry, 1955- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1994), 1 hour 49 mins
Tony Award winner for Best Play and Olivier Award winner for Best Comedy. How much would you pay for a painting with nothing on it? Would it be art? Marc's best friend Serge has just bought a very expensive – and very white - painting. To Marc, the painting is a joke, and as battle lines are drawn, old friends...
written by Yasmina Reza, 1960- (1994); directed by Peter Levin, fl. 1967; performed by Bob Balaban, 1945-, Brian Cox, 1946- and Jeff Perry, 1955- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1994), 1 hour 49 mins
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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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