The Guenegaud Theatre in Paris (1673-1680): v. 1 Founding, Design and Production (Studies in Theatre Arts v. 5 Illustrated edition)

The Guenegaud Theatre in Paris (1673-1680): v. 1 Founding, Design and Production (Studies in Theatre Arts v. 5 Illustrated edition)

By: Jan Clarke (author)Hardback

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Part 1 Founding: Moliere's death and its immediate consequences; desertion; dispossession; Royal Academy of Music; Palais-Royal; Moliere and Lully; decline of the Marais; leasing of the Guenegaud; union of the troupes; Italians. Part 2 Design: location; jeux de paume; jeu de paume de la bouteille; from opera house to theatre; auditorium; stage; backstage and front-of-house facilities. Part 3 Administration: share system; company meetings; officers; daily expenses. Part 4 Production: play selection; casting and rehearsals; performance - season, day, time, ticket prices, run, private performances. Part 5 Repertory: size; premieres - machines plays; revivals - plays by Moliere, plays from the repertoire of the Marais, plays by other authors from the repertory of Moliere's troupe, plays from the repertory of the Hotel de Bourgogne, displacement, programming, continuation into the repertory of the Comedie Francaise. Part 6 Audiences: named individuals; pit; third-row boxes; second-row boxes; first-row boxes, stages and amphitheatre.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773483927
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 428
  • ID: 9780773483927
  • ISBN10: 0773483926
  • edition: Illustrated edition

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