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Staging classical comedy

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Summary:The program uses Plautus' Miles Gloriosus to test the stageability of a classical comedy as authentically as possible, combining a full-scale reconstruction of the lost stage, the ancient text, and a still vital comic style.
Contributor:Beacham, Richard C
Thompson, Ian
Provider:Films for the Humanities (Firm)
University of Warwick. Audio-Visual Centre
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:not captured
Topical subjects:Classical drama (Comedy)
Theater Rome
Miles gloriosus
Plautus, Titus Maccius
Credits:Presenter, Richard Beacham.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Theater
Collection:Films@UM
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