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Title Playwrights, lyricists, composers on theater : the inside story of a decade of theater in articles and comments by its authors, selected from their own publication, the Dramatists Guild quarterly / edited by Otis L. Guernsey Jr. ; drawings by Tom Funk.

Imprint New York : Dodd, Mead, [1974]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection Clugston  792 P699 1974    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xii, 435 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes index.
Contents I. On playwriting. The playwright : a communter between heaven and hell / Marc Connelly ; A playwright grows in New York / John Guare ; Comedy : a sharp-cornered round table discussion / Abe Burrows [and others] ; Tragedy / Israel Horovitz ; What comes first in a musical? the libretto / Sheldon Harnick ; The widening circles of children's theater / Frank Gagliano ; The journal of a virgin playwright / Simm Landres -- II. On theater lyrics. Theater lyrics / Stephen Sondheim ; A composer looks at his lyricists / Richard Rodgers ; The lyric in politics ; Memorable lyric moments on Broadway / Lee Adams [and others] -- III. On theater music. The American musical : still glowin', still crowing', still goin' strong / Jerry Herman ; Theater music : seven views / George Abbott ; Musical theater has always been a theater of adaptations / John Kander ; Theater music : a discussion / Al Carmines, Nancy Ford, Jeff Sweet -- IV. Settings. Our theater of the 1970s on and off Broadway, inside and out / drawings by Tom Funk -- V. Soliloquys. Louis C. Adelman, Edward Albee [and others] -- VI. On inner space. Everything you've always wanted to know about Neil Simon / Neil Simon ; An adventure in playwriting / Richard Dougherty ; Waiting for Godot or Dick Whittington? / Ruth Goodman Goetz ; Lillian Hellman reflects on her own reflection / Paddy Chayefsky, Israel Horovitz, Arthur Laurents, Leonard Melfi -- VII. On the theater. I don't want to see the uncut version of anything / Jean Kerr ; The theater is such an impossible place, maybe it's meant only for miracles / Robert Anderson ; Can or will we support repertory? / Arthur Miller ; On the theater of no meaning / Maurice Valency ; Now we need a theater of woman / Mildred Janz ; Playwright-less theater, street crime, and other adventures of the theatrical 1970s / Robert Schroeder ; Nudity is easier to "do" onstage than to accept / Jeff Sweet ; How to survive an off-off-Broadway triumph / Gloria Gonzalez ; The theater of the 1970s surveyed by its authors / Marcel Achard Lee Adams [and others] -- VIII. On critics. Critics : consider a play's reach as well as its grasp / Edward Albee ; In the case of musicals, a proposal / Richard Lewine ; U.S. Critics and others on the London scene / Frank Marcus ; High noon on 44th Street / Walter Kerr ; High noon on 44th Street / Clive Barnes ; Criticizing the critics / George Abbott, Jerry Bock [and others] -- Cast and credits.
Note PSU Kansas Collec. Clugston. Given in the memory of Will Humble.
Subject Theater -- United States.
Theater. (OCoLC)fst01149217
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Guernsey, Otis L., 1918-
Authors' League of America. Dramatists' Guild quarterly.
ISBN 0396070086
9780396070085

 
    
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