Elizabethan Theatres: 20 Important Resources

Elizabethan Theatres: 20 Important Resources

Elizabethan Theatres The Elizabethan era (1558–1603) witnessed the emergence of the first permanent theatre buildings in England. Notable among these was “The Theatre,” built in 1576 by James Burbage. These buildings were typically constructed with timbre, featured thatched roofs, and incorporated an open-air ‘pit’ or…

30 Valuable Greek Theatre Resources

30 Valuable Greek Theatre Resources

Greek theatre originates in ancient Greece’s religious and mythological traditions, specifically in worshipping Dionysus, the god of wine, fertility, and revelry. The annual festival, Dionysia, celebrated with choral hymns called dithyrambs, gave rise to formal theatrical performances. The City Dionysia festival in Athens formalised competitions…

Theatre Practitioners: 150 of Theatre’s Most Powerful People
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Theatre Practitioners: 150 of Theatre’s Most Powerful People

This encyclopedia includes biographies of the world’s most influential theatre practitioners, directors, choreographers, actors, designers, acting and performance theorists, educators, and playwrights. From Euripides to Lin-Manuel Miranda, these are the people who changed the face of theatre. Theatre Practitioners