By Arthur Miller
Set at the gritty Brooklyn waterfront, A View from the Bridge follows the cataclysmic downfall of Eddie Carbone, who spends his days as a hardworking longshoreman and his nights at domestic along with his spouse, Beatrice, and niece, Catherine. however the regimen of his lifestyles is interrupted while Beatrice's cousins, unlawful immigrants from Italy, arrive in long island. As certainly one of them embarks on a romance with Catherine, Eddie's envy and myth performs out with devastating outcomes.
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The dramaturg’s role requires breaching the boundaries between a number of functions and areas of knowledge. On Theatre History ● 33 Some theatre departments now offer specific training, courses, and degree programs for dramaturgs. It is one of the ways in which what has usually been thought of as the “academic” aspects of theatre have been made an integral part of the production process, thus breaching what is often a gulf between scholarly learning and performance. Because of this, aspects of theatre history (along with criticism) now often play a larger role in theatrical production than they did before the 1970s.
A. Ehrensperger, “End of a Decade of University Dramatics,” The Drama 20 (March 1930), 177–179; and Harvey Scott Hincks, “The Place of Dramatics in a Teacher’s College,” English Journal 22 (April 1933), 302–310. Isaacs coined the term “Tributary Theatre” to refer to the growing numbers of “Little Theatres” across the nation. Comprised of non-professional, community theatres, the movement was given this name to contrast them with the “mainstream” theatres of New York and other large cities. See also Edith J.
Educational Theatre Journal 21, no. 2 (May): 188–195. Winship, Loren. 1950. Drama and speech: For friendly separation. Educational Theatre Journal 2, no. 2 (May): 134–138. Wray, John Young. 1941. A curriculum plan for a major in play direction. Quarterly Journal of Speech Education 27, no. 3 (October): 412. CHAPTER 2 On Theatre History: Historical Study in the Theatre Curriculum Oscar G. Brockett A lmost every American college or university that offers one or more degrees in theatre requires some study of theatre history as part of those degree programs.