Design for the Stage: First Steps

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Index
Abbott, George, 19-20
Abstract qualities: embodiment of, 238-39
Actors: and the open stage, 38; and theater art, 52; relates to scenery, 58; and set properties, 65; costumes important to, 71; political climate of time important to, 108; atmosphere for the, 141-61; assisted by the designer, 152; mentioned, xv
Adding Machine, The, 207
Age of Expansion, The, 106
American Federation of Arts, 45
Anatol, 149
Androcles and the Lion, 109
Appia, Adolphe, xviii, 5, 252, 257
Apron stage, 252
Architect: designer as, 3
Architect, 117
Architecture: styles of, xvii; mentioned, 99, 107, 251
"Architecture and Costume of Shakespeare's Plays, The," 117
Arena theater, 66, 67
Art: stage design treated as an, xv
Armistead, Horace, 254
Art and the Stage in the 20th Century, 5
Artaud, Antonin: leading exponent of the new theater forms, 52; mentioned, 131
Art-form, 251
Art Has Many Faces, 59-60
Art history, xvii
Artist community, 19
Artist-designer: a master of space manipulation, 16
Art of Scenic Design, The, 4
Art of the Theatre, The, 73-93
Auden, W. H., 136
Audience: environment effect on, 141
Auditorium: in relation of performer to audience, 39-42; abolish in new theater form, 52
Background(s): pictorial, 19; general, actors relation to, 56-57; environment, 142
Bakst, Leon: quoted, 5
Bald Soprano, The, 26
Ballet, 2
Baroque period, 3
Bay, Howard, 137
Beggar's Opera, The, xvi. See Gay, John
Belasco: experiments, 119-20; mentioned, 161, 239
Bel Geddes, Norman: quoted, 6-7; mentioned, 36
Berard, Christian, 255
Berman, Eugene, 5
Bernini, 107
Beuther, Friedrich Christian, 5
Blacks, The, 255
Botticelli, 118
Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, 125
Box set, 9, 252, 257
Brecht, Bertolt: evaluation of Caspar Neher, 128-30; says "truth is concrete," 132; mentioned, 108, 206
Brook, Peter: on director's viewpoint, 34-35; affected by Grotowski, 55; on combining periods of time, 115-16; on design, 136; mentioned, 146
Büchner, Georg, 108
Buckle, Richard: and Salvador Dali, 57
Budget: as an element of production, 21
Camelot: cinema version of, 118; mentioned, 73
Caretaker, The: study of, 239; design approach of, 241; setting for, 244-46; design for, evolved, 250; mentioned, 42, 43
Cavalleria Rusticana, 33
Celler, M. Ludovic, 85, 86
Chambers, E. K., 194, 195
Changeable Scenery, 3
Chaplin, Charlie, 93
Characters: references by, 114
Chekhov, 39, 60, 93, 255
Cherry Orchard, The, 60-61
Chinoy, Helen, 33
Cinema, 150, 238
Circle in the Square, 255
Clark, Kenneth, 101
Closed-circuit television, 238

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