Revue

Revue

A revue is a type of multi-act popular theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches. The revue has its roots in 19th century American popular entertainment and melodrama but grew into a substantial cultural presence of its own during its golden years from 1916 to 1932. Though most famous for their visual spectacle, revues…

Symphonic Drama

Symphonic Drama

The symphonic outdoor drama is a kind of historical play, set outdoors on the very site depicted in account. It combines music, dance, and drama in a unique way to tell the story. It is most like historical pageantry performed in Europe in the Middle Ages. The best known example of a religious pageant in…

20th Century Drama

20th Century Drama

Twentieth-century theatre describes a period of great change within the theatrical culture of the 20th century. There was a widespread challenge to long established rules surrounding theatrical representation; resulting in the development of many new forms of theatre, including modernism, Expressionism, Impressionism. political theatre and other forms of Experimental theatre, as well as the continuing…

Elizabethan Drama

Elizabethan Drama

English Renaissance theatre, also known as early modern English theatre, or (commonly) as Elizabethan theatre, refers to the theatre of England between 1562 and 1642. This is the style of the plays of William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe and Ben Jonson. It is considered to be the most brilliant period in the history of English theatre….

Research

Research

Atlantic Canada Theatre Site Research into Canadian theatre via playbills, historical newspaper items, performance calendars and texts. Records for Early English Drama Based at the University of Toronto, this project is a collection of categorised links into aspects of early English drama. University of North Texas The Theatre Library Association website promotes the collection, preservation…

Dramatic Publishers and Licensing

Music Theatre International Licensing agent for many well known shows including Ain’t Misbehavin’, Aladdin, Alice in Wonderland, Annie, Assassins, Big The Musical, The Boy Friend, Bugsy Malone, Cinderella, Company, Fantasticks, Fiddler on the Roof, Follies, The Full Monty, Godspell, Guys and Dolls, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Into The Woods, Jekyll and…