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A fourth collection of essays on theatre by American critic Clayton Hamilton, intended as a suffix to his earlier works, The Theory of the Theatre, Studies in Stagecraft and Problems of the Playwright. - Summary by Andrew Gaunce (7 hr 11 min)


Preface 1:43 Read by Chuck Lavazzi
Life and the Theatre 12:25 Read by Chuck Lavazzi
Personal Greatness on the Stage - Sir Harry Lauder 11:50 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Hero-Worship in the Drama - "Abraham Lincoln" 7:42 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Napoleon on the Stage 9:42 Read by De Anna Lee
Acting and Impersonation - George Arliss 11:43 Read by Andrea Kotzer
John Barrymore in "Richard III" 31:47 Read by BookBard
The Permanence of Craftsmanship - Henry Bernstein 10:01 Read by Ellie Kearney
The Laziness of Bernard Shaw 9:49 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Satire on the American Stage 11:39 Read by Chuck Lavazzi
The Career of "Camille" 9:23 Read by Mairi MacLean
Henri Lavedan in the American Theatre 10:35 Read by Warren Bergmann
A Drama for Adults - "The Torches" by Henry Bataille 11:11 Read by Chuck Lavazzi
Le Théâtre du Vieux Colombier 17:08 Read by Sonia
Alfred de Musset in the Theatre 14:31 Read by Chuck Lavazzi
In Praise of Puppet-Theatres - Tony Sarg 9:17 Read by Michael Broomhill
"The Betrothal" of Maurice Maeterlinck 13:05 Read by Chuck Lavazzi
The Secret of "Salomé" 6:39 Read by Alan Mapstone
"The Jest" of Sem Benelli 11:45 Read by Warren Bergmann
Two Plays by Jacinto Benavente - "The Bonds of Interest" and "The Passion Flowe… 8:36 Read by ToddHW
Understanding the Russians - Maxim Gorki's "Night Lodging" 10:30 Read by Warren Bergmann
Two Plays by Count Leo Tolstoi - "The Living Corpse" and "The Power of Darkness" 16:18 Read by Sonia
Ibsen Once Again 17:06 Read by Warren Bergmann
Two Plays by St. John G. Ervine - "John Ferguson" and "Jane Clegg" 21:24 Read by Warren Bergmann
The Jewish Art Theatre 12:26 Read by BettyB
A Great American Play - "Beyond the Horizon" by Eugene G. O'Neill 13:10 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Booth Tarkington as a Playwright 20:11 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Athenian Drama and the American Audience 19:17 Read by Seraphina
A Reminiscence of the Middle Ages - "Guibour" 15:16 Read by Nigel Kerr
The Grandeur of English Prose - The Book of Job 9:39 Read by BettyB
"The Laughter of the Gods" 13:23 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Lord Dunsany - Personal Impressions 18:29 Read by Warren Bergmann
Edmond Rostand - April 1, 1868 - December 2, 1918 14:19 Read by Chuck Lavazzi