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The Group Theatre

Passion, Politics, and Performance in the Depression Era

  • Authors
  • Helen Krich Chinoy
  • Editors
  • Don B Wilmeth
  • Milly S Barranger
Book

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History book series (PSTPH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: A Cautionary Tale

    1. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 1-9
  3. People

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 13-31
    3. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 33-50
  4. Performance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 53-63
    3. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 65-79
    4. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 81-94
    5. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 95-112
    6. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 113-128
    7. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 129-145
    8. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 147-164
  5. Politics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 167-183
    3. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 185-202
    4. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 203-217
    5. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 219-240
    6. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 241-260
    7. Helen Krich Chinoy
      Pages 261-262
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 263-283

About this book

Introduction

The Group Theatre , a groundbreaking ensemble collective, started the careers of many top American theatre artists of the twentieth century and founded what became known as Method Acting. This book is the definitive history, based on over thirty years of research and interviews by the foremost theatre scholar of the time period, Helen Chinoy.

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