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Rigmarole And Other Plays

Rigmarole and Other Plays PDF
Author: Sai Paranjpye
Publisher: Penguin Books India
ISBN: 9780143330660
Size: 61.75 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Bombay (India)
Languages : en
Pages : 175
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Rigmarole Has Everyone&Mdash;The Cm And His Cabinet, Socialites, Advertising Biggies, Media Moguls, The Underworld, And Even The Dabbawallahs Of Mumbai&Mdash;Trying To Impress Princess Lizzinia Of Batuslavakia, Who Comes To India On A State Visit. Ouch! Is An Out And Out Fun Play Woven Around The Whims And Fancies Of A Silly King, His Council Of Nine Ministers And A Bed Bug! Bards Of A Feather Revolves Around A Poetry Competition For Birds. Is There A Lofty Moral Hidden In Its Verses? Age Group Of Target Audience (Puffin): 10+

Promenade Other Plays

Promenade   Other Plays PDF
Author: Maria Irene Fornes
Publisher: Quite Specific Media Group
ISBN:
Size: 15.79 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : One-act plays, American
Languages : en
Pages : 272
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Fornes' early work is collected in this volume, including "The Sucessful Life of 3, " which was produced by the Judson Poets Theatre; "Tango Palace, " a San Francisco Actors Workshop production, directed by Herbert Blau; and "Promenade, " an Open Theatre production directed by Joseph Chaikin before going on to a successful Off-Broadway run. "Dr. Kheal, A Viertnamese Wedding, " and "Molly's Dream " round out the volume, demonstrating the continuity of Fornes's vision and technique.

I Want A Baby And Other Plays

I Want a Baby and Other Plays PDF
Author: Sergei Tretyakov
Publisher: Glagoslav Publications
ISBN: 1912894327
Size: 30.19 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 444
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When Sergei Tretyakov’s ground-breaking play, I Want a Baby, was banned by Stalin’s censor in 1927, it was a signal that the radical and innovative theatre of the early Soviet years was to be brought to an end. A glittering, unblinking exploration of the realities of post-revolutionary Soviet life, I Want a Baby marks a high point in modernist experimental drama. Tretyakov’s plays are notable for their formal originality and their revolutionary content. The World Upside Down, which was staged by Vsevolod Meyerhold in 1923, concerns a failed agrarian revolution. A Wise Man, originally directed by the great film director and Tretyakov’s friend, Sergei Eisenstein, is a clown show set in the Paris of the émigré White Russians. Are You Listening, Moscow?! and Gas Masks are ‘agit-melodramas’, fierce, fast-moving and edgy. And Roar, China!dramatises an actual incident in the West’s oppression of China, when a British gunboat captain threatened to blow the city of Wanxien to bits. Roar, China! was translated into many languages and produced in cities across the world. The nerve this play touched may be gauged from the fact that it was staged in Yiddish translation in the Czestochowa concentration camp by Jewish prisoners during World War II. These plays are not only stirring in their themes, they are also hugely significant in their construction. Tretyakov’s early plays led directly to Eisenstein’s highly influential theory of ‘the montage of attractions’, while later his ideas were crucial in the formation of Bertolt Brecht’s theory of epic theatre. The reason why is evident in his plays, now collected and published for the first time.

Courtship And Chemicals

Courtship and Chemicals PDF
Author: Emily Cox (Novelist)
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 65.13 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 320
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The Family Question And Other Plays

The Family Question and Other Plays PDF
Author: Dickson M. Mwansa
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1493141236
Size: 48.88 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Literary Collections
Languages : en
Pages : 260
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This collection contains nine most important works written and performed between 1973 and 1989. Three of the plays won first positions in national drama competitions (The Cell, the Family Question, and the Headmaster and the Rascals). Subsequently, the Family Question was performed in Detroit and published in Chicago by Bedford publishers. the Cell has been reviewed in various journals and books, Father Kalo commissioned by the Ministry of Health and John Hopkins School of Medicine was a campaign play against the spread of HIV and AIDS. Themes that preoccupy the author include alienation for returnees from the diaspora in Europe and the USA, power and its corrupting influences, ethnicity and with its offshoots of overdependence and nepotism, and intricate relationship encompassing HIV/AIDS, love and marriage. They are multilayered plays variously classified as tragic comedies, allegories, satires, characterised by high sense of humour.

Highway In The Sun And Other Plays

Highway in the Sun and Other Plays PDF
Author: Samuel Selvon
Publisher: Peepal Tree PressLtd
ISBN:
Size: 13.94 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 183
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The first Indian indentured laborers came to the Caribbean more than150 years ago, and their traditional values have had to confront a rapidly changing world in 20th century Trinidad. Highway in the Sun tells the story of Tiger and Urmilla’s first year of marriage away from their extended family and their struggles relating to their new Afro-Creole neighbors in the suburbs of Port of Spain. In Home Sweet India, Johnny is dismayed by his loss of culture and threatened by the emergence of Creole nationalism, and plans to return to India. In Turn Again Tiger, Tiger learns that he must not turn his back on his Indian past. These plays demonstrate the choices Indians in the Caribbean must make between tradition and creolization.

Life As It Is

Life as it is PDF
Author: J. W. M. Breazeale
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 60.53 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Indians of North America
Languages : en
Pages : 256
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Musician

Musician PDF
Author:
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 22.48 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Popular music
Languages : en
Pages :
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The Miser And Other Plays

The Miser and Other Plays PDF
Author: Molière
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 9780140440362
Size: 70.17 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Drama
Languages : en
Pages : 251
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The would be gentleman / The scoundrel Scapin / The miser / Love's the best doctor / Don Juan or the statue at the feast.