Grove, Edwin M.
January 1989
Arena Theatre: Dimensions for the Space Age;1989, p47
Book Chapter
A chapter of the book "Arena Theatre: Dimensions for the Space Age" is presented. It examines the theories developed to guide the practice and understanding of arena theater. It mentions the theory of Susanne K. Langer, theorist on aesthetics and philosophy of the arts, on the creation of unique works of arts in arena theater. Artistic impressions created by different kinds of arena stages including proscenium-arch theater, open stage theater, and the nearly encircled stage are also examined.


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