playhouse and the play, and other addresses concerning the theatre and democracy in America by Percy MacKaye

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Theater -- United States,
  • Drama -- History and criticism

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Book details

Statementby Percy MacKaye.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2037 .M3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 210 p.
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7007237M
LC Control Number09010640

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Drama is a more limited term and tends to refer mainly to the plays that are produced. In other words, drama is the script itself; theatre is all the elements that combine to bring that play to life.

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