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  1. Arthur Adamov
    • Russian
    • lived in France, wrote plays in French
    • Professor Taranne
  2. Antonin Artaud
    • French
    • avant garde
  3. Jean-Louis Barrault
    • french
    • director, actor, mime
    • interpretations of classical work
  4. Richard Boleslavsky
    • Stanislavsky disciple
    • American Theater Lab company
  5. Andre Breton
    principle spokes person of surrealism
  6. Albert Camus
    • french
    • philosopher, playwright
    • Drama of the Absurd
    • re-envisions Sisyphus
  7. Paul Cezanne
    multiple views of the same image at the same time
  8. Jaques Copeau
    • director of Theatre Vieux Columbier
    • bare stage ("nude theater")
    • focuses on the actors
  9. Noel Coward
    • witty English playwright
    • gay
    • successor to Oscar Wilde
  10. Albert Einstein
    • theory of relativity
    • 4th dimension
    • questions idea of absolutes
  11. Zelda Fichandler
    • starts Arena Stage in 1949
    • Washington D.C.
  12. Jean Giradoux
    • French leftist Patriot playwright
    • brought focus back to playwright
    • manipulated inherited material where plot lines are the same but used a different perspective
  13. John Geilgud
    • leading English actor
    • one of the first to adopt Stanislavskian ideas
  14. Tyrone Gutherie
    founded Statford Festival of Canada and Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis
  15. Eugene Ionesco
    • The Bald Soprano
    • Theater of the Absurd
    • avant garde
  16. Sir Barry Jackson
    • Birmingham Rep
    • (1st modern rep theater in England)
    • decentralized English theater
  17. Margo Jones
    Theater 47 in Dallas
  18. Carl Jung
    • disciple of Freud
    • discusses element of psychology and personality that can't be explained
    • claimed symbols are the purest form of expression
  19. Georg Kaiser
    • Expressionist dramatist
    • From Morn to Midnight
  20. Elia Kazan
    • director for The Actor's Studio
    • Arthur Miller and Tennessee William's go-to director
    • controversial figure during Red Scare
    • testifies against Arthur Miller
  21. Joan Littlewood
    • Theater Workshop
    • set it in working class suburb east of London
    • presented plays that represented the neighborhood and its people
  22. Frederico Garcia Lorca
    • Spanish
    • poet,playwright,director
    • was assassinated
  23. Anatol Lunarcharsky
    • Dar Kommisar for Education and Enlightenment
    • (mediator for Russian arts community and Stalin)
    • 1st true attempt to take children's theater seriously
  24. Vsevelod Meyerhold
    • takes over directorship of Moscow Theater Arts
    • nonrealist and revolutionary
    • stylized and physicalized theater
    • biomechanics
  25. Arthur Miller
    • American successor of Ibsen
    • All My Sons
    • Death of a Salesman
    • The Crucible
  26. Jo Mielziner
    • designer
    • worked w Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller
  27. Sean O'Casey
    • Irish playwright
    • wrote about the Dublin working classes
  28. Eugene O'Niell
    • wrote mostly during The Wars
    • Princeton dropout
    • Provincetown Players
    • most works not performed until 50s
  29. Luigi Pitandello
    • most important Italian playwright since mid 18th century
    • juxtaposed planes of reality
    • examples of truth being relative
    • themes of sanity
  30. Erwin Piscator
    • proponent of Epic theater
    • Berlin's Peoples Theatre
    • epic moves toward futuristic view
    • incorporates technology
    • retains principle of expressionism
  31. Max Reinhardt
    • most important director of Germany from immediate post WW1 and Russian revolution
    • all types of spaces
    • theater as a shared community w/o agenda
    • eclectic tastes
  32. Jean-Paul Sarte
    • French
    • philosopher, playwright
    • Drama of the Absurd
    • The Flies
    • No Exit
  33. Leopold Sulerzhitsky
    built career as head artistic director at Moscow Art Center by starting as a janitor
  34. Alexander Tairov
    • non-realistic
    • symbolist
    • early American expressionist
    • lift audience out of the doldrums
    • visual rhythm
  35. Tristan Tzara
    • dadaism
    • playwright/theorist
  36. Yevengy Vakhtangov
    • fantastic realism
    • distorts reality
    • preserves text
  37. Nina Vance
    started the Alley Theater in 1947
  38. Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz (Witkacy)
    • Polish
    • believed Western civilization was collapsin
    • art existed to help him cope with the world
    • "pure form"

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