To Repair the World: Zelda Fichandler and the Transformation of American Theater (Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies) (Paperback)

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This book is a biography in the form of an oral history about a woman whose founding of Arena Stage in Washington DC in 1950 shifted live professional theater away from Broadway and inspired the creation of non-profit theaters around the country.

About the Author


Mary B. Robinson headed an undergraduate directing program at New York University (under the auspices of Playwrights Horizons Theater School) from 1999-2014. She has directed 70 productions at non-profit theaters (including Arena Stage, Manhattan Theatre Club, Second Stage, and Seattle Repertory Company), from 1981 to the present. She was one of 50 directors (along with Zelda Fichandler) featured in American Women Stage Directors of the Twentieth Century (University of Illinois Press, 2008). Author of Directing Plays, Directing People: A Collaborative Art, published by Smith & Kraus in 2012.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781032580913
ISBN-10: 1032580917
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: April 5th, 2024
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies