7 edition of Historical guide to children"s theatre in America found in the catalog.
|Statement||Nellie McCaslin ; foreword by Jed H. Davis.|
|LC Classifications||PN3159.U6 M3 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 348 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||348|
|LC Control Number||85012684|
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"This interesting volume contains a plethora of information on the history of children's theatre in America. There are two parts, the first of which presents an Historical Overview of Children's Theatre' in four sections, beginning with the Early Years' (early.
"This interesting volume contains a plethora of information on the history of children's theatre in America. There are two parts, the first of which presents an Historical Overview of Children's Theatre' in four sections, beginning with the Early Years' (early twentieth century) and ending with New Directions: 'Manufacturer: Greenwood.
?Beginning with a theater founded in by a settlement house on New Historical guide to childrens theatre in America book Lower East Side, theater for children has been a part of the American scene.
In this guide to children's theater in America, Nellie McCaslin takes a retrospective look at over eighty years of progress in the field, examining various companies and organizations that struggle to bring live theatrical entertainment to children.
The Guide is designed as a reference book, surveying theatre for young people in forty-five countries from Australia to Zimbabwe, as well as examining some of the provocative paradoxes, questions, and concerns that plague and inspire children's theatre.
Arranged in alphabetical order by country, the Guide documents the history of the children's theatre movement in each country, defines its current Cited by: 5.
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With some The traditions and success of eighteenth-century school drama inspired social workers to explore similar activities in their playground and settlement house work, and at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century, professional producers began experimenting more vigorously with the commercial possibilities of children as audience.
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