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A Concise History of Theatre

ISBN: 9780205209828 | 0205209823
Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pearson
Pub. Date: 1/4/2013

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Focuses on the cultural significance of theatre


This streamlined, engaging text helps students understand the events, places and people that have influenced the history of theatre. 


Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Identify the major time periods and geographic areas associated with the history of theatre
  • Distinguish relevant characteristics of theatre in diverse times and places.
  • Describe the underlying cultural, economic, and political environments as they affected theatre in different times and places.
  • Associate major participants who made theatre within their historical and regional context.

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