Synopsis

Playing Period Plays

Playing Period Plays $18.99

Lyn Oxenford

Published by Dramatic Publishing

Lyn Oxenford, Professor at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, presents aspects of producing and acting period plays

Suggestions are given for practical presentation and for adaptation of the material for pageant and arena work

Part I covers Medieval and Early Tudor periods

Part II - Elizabethan and Jacobean periods (including Masques)

Part III - Restoration and Georgian periods

Part IV - Victorian and Edwardian periods

Each of these four periods are presented under six topics - The Spirit of the Plays, Movement in Costume, Occupations (the occupations and amusements of the period), Music, and Practice Scenes. Acting and mime exercises are also included

This illustrated book is essential for anyone interested in classical theatre - 318pp

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