Dutch Theatre Arts in the Netherlands, 1992 Illustrated
Dutch Theatre Arts in the Netherlands 1992 is Illustrated and Explored through Street theater, Occupation (1940-45) Theater and Symbolism to reveal Dutch Society.A beautifully illustrated publication of 62 pages with more than 100 pictures in color and in black and white containing four essays describing Dutch theater as follows:
(1) "From Street Entertainment to Municipal Theatre: Theatre in the Netherlands to 1900" uses the work of well known Dutch artists to explore the Dutch theatre of the Middle Ages, the Drama Societies and theatre life in Amsterdam.
(2) "Innovations In the Theatre at the Turn of the Century" shows the Dutch interest in modern art through the symbolism of Appia and Craig and the work of Herman Heijermans, Willem Royaards, Eduard Verkade, De Hagespelers and Het Tooneel and the International theatre exhibitiion in Amsterdam in 1922.
(3( "Stage Artists with a Cause" shows the importance of Stage Patronage, Theatre During the Occupation (1940-1945), theatre in the cities and the countryside, a period of tranquility and Action Tomato.
(4) "The Irrepressible Rise of Small Theatres in the Netherlands" can only be appreciated by reading the essay and looking at the colorful pictures.
This paperback book of 62 pages is in good condition and measures 10-1/2 inches by 8-1/4 inches.