20th Final

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Ch. 13
The Contemporary Theatre
-Oleg Efremov
- 1957
The Tagnaka (Moscow Theatre of Drama and Comedy)
- Yuri Lyubimov
-1964
Josef Svoboda
World famous scenographer after becoming the head of Design at the Prague National Theatre
Slawomir Mrozek
- The Police
- Tango
Rolf Hochhuth
- Documentary playwright
- The Deputy
Peter Weiss
- The Persecution and Assassination of Jean - Paul Marat...
Heiner Kipphardt
- In the Case of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Theatre du Soleil
- Most important French theatre company of the 1960's
- Founded by Ariane Mnouchkine
- The Kitchen
-1789
Royal Shakespeare Company
- 1960, founded by Peter Hall
Midsummer at RSC
-One of the most famous and influential RSC productions
Royal National Theatre
-Founded in 1960 at Old Vic
- Laurence Olivier, artistic director
Edward Bond
- Saved
- Written more than 50 plays to date
Robert Bolt
Plays:
- The Flowering Cherry
- A Man for All Seasons
- Vivat, Vivat Regina!
Screenplays:
- Lawrence of Arabia
-Doctor Zhivago
- A Man for All Seasons
Peter Shaffer
- The Royal Hunt of the Sun
- Equus
- Amadeus
Harold Pinter
- The Dumb Waiter
- The Birthday Party
- The Homecoming
- Old Times
- Betrayal
David Storey
- Home
- The Changing Room
- The Contractor
Caryl Churchill
- Cloud 9
- Top Girls
Alan Ayckbourn
- The Norman Conquests
- Absurd Person Singular
- Bedroom Farce
Michael Frayn
- Noises Off
- Copenhagen
- Democracy
Brian Friel
- Philadelphia, Here I Come
- Dancing at Lughnasa
LaMaMa
- Founded by Ellen Stewart
Lorraine Hansbury
- A Raisin in the Sun
- The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window
Ch. 14
Claude Levi - Strauss
- The Elementary Structures of Kinship
- Structural Anthropology
- The Savage Mind
Marshall McLuhan
- The Gutenberg Galaxy
- The Medium is the Message
The Living Theatre
- 1947, by Julian Beck and Judith Malina
- Produced poetic, nonrealistic, experimental political theatre
Open Theatre
1963, by Peter Feldman and Joseph Chaikin
Megan Terry
- Viet Rock
Jean Claude van Itallie
- The Serpent
Jerzy Grotowski *
- Polish Theatre Lab, 1959
- Towards a Poor Theatre
The Performance Group (later The Wooster Group)
1967, by Richard Schechner
Robert Wilson
- Director, designer, playwright, deviser of unique postmodern theatre experiences
Stephen Sondheim
- West Side Story
- Gypsy
- Funny Thing
- Anyone Can Whistle
- Do I Hear a Waltz (lyrics only)
- Company
- Follies
- A Little Night Music
- Sweeney Todd
- Merrily We Roll Along
- Sunday
- Into the Woods
- Passion
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Composer
- Joseph
-J.C.S.
- Evita
- Cats
- Song and Dance
- Phantom
- Sunset Boulevard
Circle Rep. Company
Major Off Off Broadway company, 1969

Produced most of the plays by Lanford Wilson
Lanford Wilson
- The Hot L Baltimore
- Talley's Folly
- Talley and Son
- Burn This
Manhattan Theatre Club
Major Off off Broadway theatre
Public Theatre / Shakespeare in the Park (Formally NY Shakespeare Festival)
Joseph Papp, 1954

- Provide free, professional shakespeare in outdoor venues
Sam Shepard
- Curse of the Starving Class
- Buried Child
- A Lie of the Mind
David Rabe
- The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel
- Sticks and Bones
- Streamers
- Hurlyburly
David Mamet
- American Buffalo
- Glengarry Glen Ross
- Speed-the-plow
- Oleanna
Terrence McNally
- Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune
- The Lisbon Traviata
- Lips Together, Teeth Apart
- Love! Valour! Compassion!
- Master class
- Kiss of the Spider Woman
- Ragtime
- The Full Monty
- Catch Me If You Can
Marsha Norman
- Getting Out
- Night Mother
- The Secret Garden
- The Color Purple
- The Brides of Madison County
Maria Irene Fornes
- Fefu and Her Friends
- Sarita
Beth Henley
- Crimes of the Heart
- The Miss Firecracker Contest
Wendy Wasserstein
- Uncommon Women and Others
- The Heidi Chronicles
Amiri Baraka a.k.a Leroi Jones
- The Toilet
- Dutchman
August Wilson
- Fences
- The Piano Lesson
George C. Wolfe
- The Colored Museum
- Jelly's Last Jam
David Henry Hwang
- M. Butterfly
- Golden Child
- Flower Drum Song
- Chinglish
Ch. 15
Tom Stoppard
- Arcadia
- The Invention of Love
- Screenplay: Shakespeare in Love
- The Coast of Utopia
- Rock n Roll
- Screenplay: Anna Karenina
David Hare
- Amy's View
- Via Dolorosa
- Stuff Happens
Sarah Kane
- Blasted
- Crave
Martin McDonagh
- The Cripple of Inishman
- The Beauty Queen of Leenane
- A Skull in Connemara
- The Lonesome West
- The Lieutenant of Inishmore
- Pillowman
- The Behanding in Spokane
- Hangmen
Screenplays:
- Six Shooter
- In Bruges
- Seven Psychopaths
- Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MO
Conor McPherson
- The Weir
- Port Authority
- Shining City
- The Seafarer
- The Night Alive
Daniel Sullivan
Director. 18 years at Seattle Rep

Directed most of Wendy Wasserstein's plays
Julie Taymor
Director, designer, puppet designer

- The Lion King
- fired from Spiderman: Turn off the Dark
Anne Bogart
Directed often for American Rep. Theatre
Off Broadway Theatres
- Circle in the Square
- Circle Rep.
- Ridiculous Theatre Company
- NY Shakespeare Festival
- LaMaMa
- The Wooster Group
- Ontological- Hysteric Theatre
Edward Albee
- Three Tall Women
- The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?
- Peter and Jerry
Tony Kushner
-Angels in America
Suzan- Lori Parks
- Topdog/ Underdog
- 365 Days/ 365 Plays
Paula Vogel
- The Baltimore Waltz
- How I Learned to Drive
- Indecent