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THTR 2275 History of Theatre I (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course follows the simultaneous development of the actor, playwright, architect, and director from the Egyptian theatre through to the Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre. The course will also study the development of dramatic structure and form over time. In a larger sense, it will examine the role and function of theatre in each successive society, determining how the stage reflects the social, political, and cultural concerns of each age.

Instructor(s): Stuart Hecht

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17