Überblick:Pressestimmen 'It is an essential resource for those with a serious interest in theatre' - Cannock and Rugeley Chronicle 'A must-have.' - whatsonstage 'The scope of the book is impressive. ... As a reference book the Companions give readers a quick briefing on almost any theatrical performance subject which will prove to be incredibly useful for academics students critics and other practitioners wishing to gain a foretaste of subjects which may lead to more in-depth study elsewhere.' - Francisco Costa Theatre Research International Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende Dennis Kennedy is Emeritus Professor and Fellow of Drama and Theatre Studies at Trinity College Dublin where he was previously Samuel Beckett Professor and Head of the School of Drama. He has also been Professor of Theatre Arts at the University of Pittsburgh and Associate Professor of English at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. He has held distinguished visiting professorships at the Salzburg Seminar McMaster University the University of Victoria and the University of Wisconsin and was Senior Fulbright Lecturer at the University of Karachi in Pakistan. His publications include Granville Barker and the Dream of Theatre (CUP 1985) Plays by Harley Granville Barker (CUP 1987) Looking at Shakespeae: a visual history of twentieth-century performance (CUP 1993 2nd edn 2001) Foreign Shakespeare (CUP 1993). His own plays have been performed in New York London and at regional theatres in the US.Dennis Kennedy is Beckett Professor of Drama Emeritus at Trinity College Dublin. His books include Shakespeare in Asia The Spectator and the Spectacle Looking at Shakespeare: a visual history of twentieth-century performance Foreign Shakespeare and Granville Barker and the Dream of Theatre. He is also a professional director and playwright.