Jamaican Theatre: Highlights of the Performing Arts in the Twentieth Century
$39.99
Jamaican Theatre: Highlights of the Performing Arts in the Twentieth Century
By Wycliffe Bennett, Hazel Bennett
US$ 39.99
Book Description

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Foreword by Rex Nettleford
  • Foreword by Derek Walcott
  • Acknowledgements
  • ACT 1. SETTING THE SCENE
    • 1. Background to the Jamaican Scene
    • 2. Overview of Theatrical Activities
    • 3. Some British Influences since 1900
    • 4. Jamaica Triumphant: Creating the Theatrical Object
    • 5. Patronage and the Jamaican Theatre
  • ACT 2. THE JAMAICAN STAGE
    • 6. The Pantomime
    • 7. The Development of Drama
    • 8. Drama at the University College of the West Indies in the 1950s
    • 9. The School of Drama
  • ACT 3. THE DANCE EVOLVES
    • 10. The Ballet
    • 11. Two Influences on Jamaican Modern Dance
    • 12. The Ivy Baxter Creative Dance Group
    • 13. Modern Dance: The National Dance Theatre Company
    • 14. Other Dance Companies
  • ACT 4. MAJOR PRODUCTIONS, TRAINING, MUSICAL ACHIEVEMENTS
    • 15. Jamaica Festival and Other Landmark Productions
    • 16. Voice and Speech and the Jamaican Scene
    • 17. Music: Classical and Traditional
    • 18. Popular Music
  • Appendix: Profiles and Biodata
  • Notes
    • Acknowledgements
    • Chapter 1
    • Chapter 2
    • Chapter 3
    • Chapter 4
    • Chapter 5
    • Chapter 6
    • Chapter 7
    • Chapter 8
    • Chapter 9
    • Chapter 10
    • Chapter 11
    • Chapter 12
    • Chapter 13
    • Chapter 14
    • Chapter 15
    • Chapter 16
    • Chapter 17
    • Chapter 18
    • Appendix
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Authors
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