Theatre Directing: 40 Valuable Resources

Theatre Directing: 40 Valuable Resources

Theatre directing is the art of combining all the elements of a stage production together into a unified whole that satisfies an artistic vision. The functions of the director are many, including casting, analysing and interpreting the script, running blocking rehearsals, being faithful to the playwright, and coordinating the various creative teams involved in lighting,…

25 Convenient Kitchen Sink Drama Resources

25 Convenient Kitchen Sink Drama Resources

Kitchen sink drama, also known as kitchen sink realism, emerged on the British stage in the mid-1950s in stark contrast to the middle and upper class drawing room dramas that preceded it. For the first time, characters were everyday working class people portraying the mundane banality of life, mostly set in poor industrial towns in…

[PDF] 25 Significant Ibsen Plays

[PDF] 25 Significant Ibsen Plays

Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) is often considered the father of modern theatre and realism, even though he wrote in a number of dramatic genres. Ibsen’s twenty-five plays include some of theatre’s greatest works (A Doll’s House, Hedda Gabler). The break from society’s moral standards evident in A Doll’s House shocked the audience at its…