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Macandrew, James

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Most widely held works by James Macandrew
As I lay dying( Visual )

8 editions published between 1956 and 1999 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program contains a discussion about the work and a portion of the performance based on the novel by William Faulkner. The work is neither pure theater nor pure dance but a combination of both
Jerzy Grotowski( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and French and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grotowski, the director of the Polish Lab Theater, discusses the relationship between director and actor, a playwright's function, and the idea of his "poor" theater that renounces everything not essential to the work
German theater of protest : 1918-1938, the art of expressionism by Warren Wallace( Visual )

8 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"German theater of the years between the two world wars, often considered part of the European "Expressionist" movement, was, in its most inventive aspects, a theater of opposition. It was a theater of protest against the values of the society that had prosecuted World War One, against bourgeois smugness, and then against the Germans' acceptance of the authoritatianism of National Socialism. The plays from which scenes are presented here are "Gas" by Georg Kaiser, "Hoopla! Such is Life!" by Ernst Toller, and "The Private Life of the Master Race" by Bertolt Brecht."--Container
The coach with the six insides( Visual )

9 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program contains an excerpt of Jean Erdman's dance-drama based on James Joyce's "Finnegan's Wake." It is a fascinating blend of mime, dancing, acting, and music
Marc Blitzstein( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colleagues and admirers from the world of theater come together to examine the life, work and influence of Marc Blitzstein. Excerpts of performances are included
Gogol : "Diary of a madman"( Visual )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the 1964 off-Broadway production of the celebrated story by Nikolay Gogol about a clerk's disintegration into complete madness. Performed by the well-known actor and drama teacher William Hickey in an extraordinary one-man tour de force
Songs of Bertolt Brecht : Gisela May sings Brecht( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in German and English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gisela May, star of Bertolt Brecht's East German theater the "Berliner Ensemble" sings songs (one in English, the others in German with subtitles on screen) on texts by Brecht to music by Kurt Weill, Hanns Eisler, and Paul Dessau. May introduces each song with an English explanation
Max Frisch by Max Frisch( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excepts from the 1964 off-Broadway productions of his Andorra and I'm not Stiller. With a short concluding interview between Frisch and Macandrew
Souvenirs : Eleonora Duse( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eva Le Galienne, the celebrated actress and now author of "The mystic in the theater", a biography about the great actress Eleonora Duse, talks with Julie Harris about idolization of Duse. A rare old film clip of Duse (1916) is excerpted. Possessions of Duse given to or bought by Le Galienne are shown and explained to Harris
Ellis Rabb and the APA( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Association of Producing Artists (APA) under the direction of the group's founder Ellis Rabb, performs scenes from material in their repertory. This program includes an interview with Rabb on the work and the aesthetic of the APA, and the problems and advantages of repertory companies."
Life upon the wicked stage : Ruby Dee, Cornelia Otis Skinner, Elaine Stritch and Inga Swenson, 1965( Visual )

3 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four actresses elaborate on the motivation and preparation needed for an acting career, as well as the tribulations an actress may face
Dances of India( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic dances of India performed in traditional costume by Nala Najan, leading American dancer and teacher of Indian dance. Dances include a celebrated invocation "of auspicious beginnings" from South India; a South Indian dance to a religious song; and a North Indian dance of great antiquity that came from Hindu tradition but was adapted by the Moslem culture and spread from Spain to China. The closing number, a court dance taught to Najan by the prince of the court titled "Wounded Deer," is a metaphor for non-violence
Arthur Miller and Israel Horovitz discuss theater( Visual )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conversation between playwrights Arthur Miller and Israel Horovitz, about the role of the artist in contemporary society, focusing on the artist as private man, public man and political man
The Norman Walker Dance Company( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance by members of the Norman Walker Dance Company, a leading proponent of the "modern dance" movement
Yass Hakoshima : mime performance and demonstration( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yass Hakoshima, Japanese-American mime artist-teacher, performs several mime pieces and explains some mime techniques. Performance pieces include an eagle which is shot but is determined to fly again, a dictator supressing mass revolt, a man searching in vain for a woman, a parable of Buddhism told through the image of climbing on a spider web
Search for ecstasy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of different types of Moroccan dance as performed by the National Dance Company of Morocco, comprised of dancers from various tribes in a staged studio performance. The dances and costumes show a variety of influences from both Arabic and African sources. Noted dance authority Faubion Bowers also provides commentary about the dance forms and their meaning
Training the dancer : discussion and performance, 1965( Visual )

3 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iris Mabry, 1962( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of Edward Albee's The ballad of the sad cafe analysis( Visual )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical panel discussion of a production of Edward Albee's adaptation of Carson McCuller's The ballad of the sad café
Tap dance( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of tap as a distinctly American dance form from its beginnings, through its decline and its rediscovery in the 1960s. Includes archival footage of former tap masters, "Bojangles" Robinson, Louis Douglas, Buster West and others. Two well known tap dancers, Chuck Green and Ralph Brown, demonstrate the basic steps
 
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Alternative Names
McAndrew, James

Languages
English (147)

German (7)

French (1)