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Victorian and Edwardian theatres

an architectural and social survey

by Victor Glasstone

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

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  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Theaters -- Great Britain -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementVictor Glasstone.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2594 .G4 1975b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination136 p. :
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5190298M
      ISBN 100674935918
      LC Control Number75010549
      OCLC/WorldCa1996594


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This Companion is designed for readers interested in the creation, production and interpretation of Victorian and Edwardian theatre, both in its own time and on the contemporary stage.

The volume opens with a brief overview and introduction surveying the theatre of the time followed by an essay contextualizing the theatre within the frame.

Synopsis This Companion is designed for readers interested in the creation, production and interpretation of Victorian and Edwardian theatre, both in its own time and on the contemporary stage. The volume opens with a brief overview and introduction surveying the theatre of /5(2). Ingenuity and inventiveness.

The very restrictions that forbade the new theatres to do Shakespeare or other straight plays perhaps partly inspired the brilliant ingenuity and inventiveness of entertainment at this time. Unlicensed premises relied on silent or musically-accompanied action, physical theatre, animals and acrobatics, and thus both melodrama and the Victorian pantomime were developed.

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Theatre was incredibly popular in Edwardian London. Before cinema or television, it was one of the most important form of entertainment; and whether they preferred the lively music halls of the East End, or the grand theatres of the West, the people of London flocked to see all the latest productions.

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Frank Matcham (22 November – 17 May ) was an English theatre architect and designer. During his year career, he was responsible for the design and construction of over 90 theatres and the redesign and refurbishment of a further 80 throughout the United Kingdom.

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The Cambridge Companion to Victorian and Edwardian Theatre. This Companion is designed for readers interested in the creation, production, and interpretation of Victorian and Edwardian theatre, both in its own time and on the contemporary stage. The volume opens with a brief overview and introduction surveying the theatre of the time followed.

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