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Theater review test - 1st play to win a Pulitzer prize was"Of the I Sing in 1931"The phantom of the opera is the longest running Broadway show and

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1 st play to win a Pulitzer prize was “Of the I Sing” in 1931. “The phantom of the opera” is the longest running Broadway show and is still running with 7800 performances. Theater of Diversity - Various movements of performance that address multicultural, multiethnic, or gender related issues. Beijing opera is synthesis of music, theater, dance, & acrobatics, stresses symbolism in visual elements. David Henry Hwang - the most famous Asian playwright. Cuban American Theater was in Florida area (Maria Irene Fornes) ; ( El Teatro Campesino the founder and initial director of the troupe was Luis Valdez (born 26 June 1940) is an American playwright, writer and film director. He is regarded as the father of Chicano theater in the United States.) Native American Theater – “Black Elk Speaks” 1993 John G. Neidhart – still struggling for Actos – short agitprop pieces Dramateur – gives background of the show; researches the play. No Theater’s roots are Japanese with male performers, stylized movements, similarity to opera w/heightened speech, began in the 14 th century, inspired by Buddhism. No=accomplishment Nuyorican Theater - puerto Rican culture centered in NY (Miguel Pinero became an acclaimed playwright with " Short Eyes ", a drama about prison life which received a Tony Award nomination and won an Obie Award. J The Mahābhārata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Rāmāya a . Large Sanskrit piece NATYASASTRA IS the most important text of dramaturgy that India has ever produced. Written
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course THEA 1312 taught by Professor J during the Spring '07 term at University of Houston.

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Theater review test - 1st play to win a Pulitzer prize was"Of the I Sing in 1931"The phantom of the opera is the longest running Broadway show and

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