Historical Guide to Children's Theatre in America by Nellie McCaslin

By Nellie McCaslin

[A] lengthy late retrospective of the main playwrights, theatre businesses, businesses that have sustained the kid's theatre move during this kingdom. . . . half one among McCaslin's booklet is a ancient review of the numerous traits and adjustments that have characterised kid's theatre and motivated the artwork and craft of playwriting. . . . half , the majority of McCaslin's consultant, includes an alphabetical directory of over 350 academic, group, and advertisement theatre businesses as wella s nationwide and neighborhood organizations--some not operating--which have made kid's theatre the most thrust in their paintings. . . . numerous appendixes increase the usefulness of this altogether sensible and meticulously researched reference booklet.

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An authoritative reference for kid's theater pros, educators, and fans, McCaslin's ancient advisor can be often utilized in public, collage, and collage libraries. ARBA

Those who're linked to kid's theater whatsoever probably want to examine this publication completely and retain it as a convenient reference advisor. . . . due to Nellie McCaslin, the background of kid's theater can take its rightful position beside all different theater heritage. Applause

Professor McCaslin, a number one authority within the box, examines the heritage of the corporations and companies that struggled to convey reside theatrical leisure to kids from 1903, starting with a theater based by way of a cost residence on New York's reduce East aspect, to the current day. She starts off with an outline of kid's theatre historical past. the most textual content contains alphabetically prepared profiles of either early and present generating businesses and institutions that experience made an important contribution to the sphere. Appendixes to the quantity offer a Personalities Roster, a Geographical Index, and a Chronology of occasions major within the heritage of the kid's theatre movement.

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