Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History

Audrey Wood and the Playwrights

Authors: Barranger, M.

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From Tennessee Williams and Carson McCullers to Arthur Kopit and Brian Friel, agent Audrey Wood encouraged and guided the unique talents of playwrights in the Broadway theatre of her day. Her quiet determination and burning enthusiasm brought America's finest mid-century playwrights to prominence and altered stage history.

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Milly S. Barranger is Distinguished Professor Emerita of Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA. She is the author of several studies about twentieth-century women and modern American theatre, including Margaret Webster: A Life in the Theatre; Unfriendly Witnesses: Gender, Theatre, and Film in the McCarthy Era; A Gambler's Instinct: The Story of Broadway Producer Cheryl Crawford ; and Audrey Wood and the Playwrights . A former producing director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, she is coeditor of Notable Women in the American Theatre: A Biographical Dictionary . In addition to the College of Fellows of the American Theatre, she has led both the National Theatre Conference and the American Theatre Association.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Audrey Wood and the Playwrights
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-27060-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137270603
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-27062-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-38547-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 220
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