cover image

Women in American theatre / edited by Helen Krich Chinoy, Linda Walsh Jenkins.

; Jenkins, Linda Walsh
Rev. & expanded ed.. New York, NY : Theatre Communications Group, [1987] .
ISBN 0930452666, 051753729X

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
PN2226 .W6 1987 (show me on map) Available Request
American
LIB stacks
PN2226 .W6 1987 Available Request
LIB stacks
PN2226 .W6 Available Request
Catholic
Mullen Library stacks
PN2226 .W6 1987 Available Request
UDC
Van Ness stacks
PN 2226 .W6 1987 Available Request
George Mason
Fenwick Special Collections
PN2226 .W6 1981 Available
Fenwick stacks
PN2226 .W6 1987 Available Request
Georgetown
Lauinger stacks
PN2226 .W6 1987 Available Request
Off-Campus Shelving
PN2226 .W6 1987 Available Request
Howard
Founders Library stacks
PN2226 W6 1981 Available Request
Founders Library stacks
PN2226 W6 1987 Available Request
Founders Library stacks
PN2226 W6 1987 Available Request
Moorland-Spingarn, Library Division
M396 W8414 Available Request
Founders Library, Pollock Collection
PN2226 W6 1981 Available Request
Marymount
Marymount Main stacks
PN2226 .W872 1981 Available Request
Other Authors Chinoy, Helen Krich.
Jenkins, Linda Walsh.
Subjects Toneelspelers.
United States.
Vrouwen.
Women in the theater -- United States.
Women in the theater.
Description xiii, 442 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1987]
©1987
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface : The turning point : which way for women in theatre? / Helen Krich Chinoy and LInda Walsh Jenkins -- Introduction : Art versus business : the role of women in American theatre / Helen Krich Chinoy.
[Part] 1 : Female rites / Linda Walsh Jenkins -- Sex roles and Shamans / Linda Walsh Jenkins --Trampling out the vintage / Susan Dye Lee -- Friendship and ritual in the WTUL / Elizabeth Payne Moore -- Rites and rights / Cynthia Patterson and Bari J. Watkins -- Crowning Miss California, again / James H. Bierman -- Take back the night / Starhawk -- Ritual and the National Black Theatre / Barbara Ann Teer -- The story of a mother, a ritual drama / Martha Boesing -- "Lesson I bleed" : Adrienne Kennedy's blood rites / Rosemary K. Curb.
[Part] 2 : The actress / Helen Krich Chinoy -- Anne Brunton Merry : first star / Gresdna Doty -- Enter the harlot / Claudia D. Johnson -- Women in male roles : Charlotte Cushman and others / Yvonne Shafer -- Adah Isaacs Menken in Mazeppa / Lois Adler -- Lydia Thompson and the "British blondes" / Marlie Moses -- Henrietta Vinton Davis : Shakespearean actress / Errol Hill -- Mary Shaw : a fighting champion / Robert A. Schanke -- Aileen Stanley, her life and times / Grayce Susan Burian -- The art of Ruth Draper / Muriel McKenna -- Uta Hagen and Eva Le Gallienne / Susan Spector and Steven Urkowitz -- Women mimes in America / Bari Rolfe.
[Part] 3 : Where are the women playwrights? / Helen Krich Chinoy -- Mercy Warren : satirist of the Revolution / Alice McDonnell Robinson -- Looking to women : Rachel Crothers and the feminist heroine / Lois Gottlieb -- Apropos of women and the folk play / Rachel France -- Anne Nichols : $1,000,000.00 playwright / Doris Abramson and Laurilyn Harris -- Sophie Treadwell : agent for change / Louise Heck-Rabi -- The comic muse of Mary Chase / Albert Wertheim -- Gertrude Stein : form and content / Betsy Alayne Ryan -- Lillian Hellman talks about women / Interviews -- Lorraine Hansberry : artist, activist, feminist / Margaret Wilkerson -- Women alone, women together / Honor Moore.
[Part] 4 : If not an actress, what? / Helen Krich Chinoy -- Women open Augusta's first theatre / Mary Julia Curtis -- Art theatre in Hull-House / J. Dennis Rich -- Women directors : the early years / Shirlee Hennigan -- Hallie Flanagan : practical visionary / Pauline Hahn -- Alvina Krause : a great teacher / Billie McCants and David Downs -- Peggy Clark Kelley : reminiscences of a "designing" woman / Peggy Clark Kelley -- Matriarchs of the regional theatre / Dorothy B. Magnus -- The lady is a critic / Caroline J. Dodge Latta -- Casting by Juliet Taylor / interview with Helen Krich Chinoy.
[Part] 5 : Images / Linda Walsh Jenkins -- The second, face of the idol : women in melodrama / Rosemarie K. Bank -- Women in Pulitzer Prize plays, 1918-1949 / Judith Louise Stephens -- The women's world of Glaspell's Trifles / Karen F. Stein -- Black women in plays by Black playwrights / Jeanne-Marie A. Miller -- Who put the "tragic" in the tragic Mulatto? / Winona L. Fletcher -- Creative drama : sex-role stereotyping? / Lin Wright -- Female protagonists in the plays of Suzan Zeder / Susan Pearson-Davis.
[Part] 6 : Feminist theatre / Linda Walsh Jenkins -- Feminist theatre : a rhetorical phenomenon / Patti P. Gillespie -- Caravan Theatre / Bobbi Ausubel -- Omaha Magic Theatre / Linda Walsh Jenkins -- The Washington Area Feminist Theatre / Mary Catherine Wilkins and Cathleen Schurr -- Women's Interart Theatre / Helen Krich Chinoy -- New York Feminist Theatre Troupe / Claudette Charbonneau and Lucy Winer -- The Lavender Cellar Theatre / Dinah L. Leavitt -- At the Foot of the Mountain / Linda Walsh Jenkins -- Spiderwoman / Linda Walsh Jenkins -- The Women's Experimental Theatre / Sondra Segal and Roberta Sklar -- Rebeccah : rehearsal notes / Karen Malpede -- Split britches / Linda Walsh Jenkins -- Fefu and her friends / Beverley Byers Pevitts -- A rainbow of voices / Phyllis Mael -- Process and problems / Martha Boesing -- Reflections / Roberta Sklar -- Making a life in art : Megan Terry interviews.
[Part] 7 : New problems, practices and perspectives / Helen Krich Chinoy -- The female actor ; Here are the women playwrights ; Women backstage and out front / Helen Krich Chinoy -- Doubly marginalized : women in the avant-garde / Alisa Solomon -- Matrix : new intersections of gender, identity and politics / Linda Walsh Jenkins -- Role over productions / Susan Ogden Malouf -- Female body as text in women's performance art / Jeanie Forte -- "So much more then just myself" : women theatre artists in the south / Cindy Lutenbacher -- Feminism and political theatre / Linda Walsh Jenkins -- About the future : Judith Maline talkes to Joanie Fritz.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)16930745
(OCoLC)ocm16930745
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat

Services

Export citation to: RefWorks