American Drama 1945-2000
- Author: David Krasner
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Published: August 2006
- ISBN-10: 140512086X
- ISBN-13: 9781405120869
- Format: Hardcover
- Size: 6 X 9.25 X 1
- Weight: 1.04 lbs.
- Subject: DRAMA / American / General
In particular, the author shows how theatre and drama experienced the flourishing of Broadway, off-Broadway, and regional theatres, as well as trends such as realism, naturalism, melodrama, irony, satire, modernism, avant-garde, and experimentalism. Themes and movements highlighted include: the American dream of wealth and the desire for spiritual sustenance; conflicts in the American family; and the struggles for racial, gender, ethnic, and sexual equality.
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