Cover image for Astonish me, adventures in contemporary theater.
Title:
Astonish me, adventures in contemporary theater.
Author:
Lahr, John, 1941-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Viking Press [1973]
Physical Description:
272 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
"A Richard Seaver book."
Language:
English
Contents:
Pageants: Orlando Furioso: Theater as "contact" sport. The theater of sports. 1789: The French Revolution year one. Andre Gregory's Alice in Wonderland: Playing with Alice.--Playwrights: Pinter and Chekhov: The bond of naturalism. Joe Orton: Artist of the outrageous. Jules Feiffer and Sam Shepard: Spectacles of disintegration. Neil Simon and Woody Allen: Images of impotence. Mystery on stage. Heathcote Williams' AC/DC: Flushing the toilet in the brain.--Performances: The Berrigans. Open theatre's Terminal. Open theatre's The mutation show. Ike and Tina Turner. Maurice Chevalier. E. Y. Harburg. Comden and Green. Lenny Bruce. Little Richard. Muhammad Ali: The last good-by.
ISBN:
9780670138876

9780670003716
Format :
Book