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Edward Albee

Edward Albee has been one of America’s most prominent and critically acclaimed playwrights for over six decades. Placed alongside the likes of Eugene O’Neill, Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams, Albee’s works have won three...

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Theatre History

1 Up Info Encyclopedia Excellent history of theatre entry that uses the Columbia Encyclopedia resources. Columbia Encyclopedia Excellent history of theatre entry. eDionysus Useful history of theatre web page (archived version). Fansite Website detailing...

Problem Play

The problem play is a form of drama that emerged during the 19th century as part of the wider movement of realism in the arts. It deals with contentious social issues through debates between...

Satire

Satire is a genre of literature, and sometimes graphic and performing arts, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government or...