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  Street theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Street theatre should be distinguished from other more formal outdoor theatrical performances, such as performances of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in a garden, where there is a discrete space set aside (or roped off) and a ticketed, paying clientele who come to see the show.
Street theatre activists were attacked, often by the police, and this resulted in the death of at least two activists, Ashis Chatterjee of Theatre Unit in 1972, and Prabir Datta of Silhouette in 1974.
This form of street theatre involves the actors to elongate themselves and remain motionless until fed. This form of avante-garde influenced theatre was introduced to the Pakistani markets by Saleh Chaudhry, who was on a hunger strike, protesting for male pregnancy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Street_Theatre   (1363 words)

  
 Walnut Street Theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Walnut Street Theatre was built by The Circus of Pepin and Breschard, a French circus which toured from 1807 until 1815.
The first use of The Walnut Street Theatre as its name occurred in 1820, however it was changed back to The Olympic in 1822 and then back again to The Walnut, this time for good, in 1828.
In 1964, The Walnut Street Theatre was designated a National Historic Landmark and in 1969, the theatre was purchased by a non-profit organization and turned over to the new Walnut Street Theatre Corporation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Walnut_Street_Theatre   (509 words)

  
 Street theatre india, social and political messages for awareness
Street theatre as a form of communication is deeply rooted in the Indian tradition.
Street theatre is a situation where the audience has not come prepared to watch a play, and people may not have much time on hand.
It would however be wrong to claim that street theatre is a new form- the content and style perhaps are- but snake charmers, bear and monkey dances on the street and also short dance and acrobatic sequences at fairs by trained performers are all forms of street theatre.
www.indiaprofile.com /religion-culture/streettheatre.htm   (1351 words)

  
 Chestnut Street Theatre: About the Reconstruction
I was introduced to the documents which came to be known as the "Henry Warren Scrapbook" in the Fall of 1964 by Professor Charles Ritter, Department of Speech and Theatre, The Ohio State University, and began working with the material almost immediately in the Theatre Collection.
I have maintained an interest in the Chestnut Street Theatre ever since, and continued research off and on for thirty years while a member of the faculty of the University of Washington School of Drama.
It was from this research that students in theatre history at the University of Washington and I attempted the first of two reconstructions of the building.
www.videoccasions-nw.com /history/cst/cstabout.htm   (1170 words)

  
 Dock Street Theatre
An essential part of the streetscape of Church Street, the Dock Street Theatre is Charleston's last surviving hotel from the antebellum period.
Today the Dock Street Theatre is home to the Charleston Stage Company, a community theater group, and houses the city's Cultural Affairs office as well as The City Gallery, an exhibition space for local artists.
Dock Street Theatre is located at 135 Church St., at the southwest corner of the intersection of Church and Queen Sts.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/charleston/doc.htm   (541 words)

  
 Port Lavaca MainStreet Theatre
As the commercial centers moved away from the downtown area, the theatre also was deserted and it remained empty for 30 years, falling into disrepair.
In 1983, Russell Cain purchased the theatre and donated it to the Main Street Committee in 1992.
Driven by the goal of bringing live theatre back to Port Lavaca, extensive renovation work was done from the floors to the roof, with the help of grants, donations, and the work of dedicated volunteers.
www.plmainstreet.org /theatre.html   (338 words)

  
 GALVESTON.COM: Strand Theatre
The Strand Theatre is a not for profit corporation chartered in the State of Texas in 1978.
All trolleys stop in front of the theatre; covered parking is available at the nearby Moody Parking Garage at 24th and Harborside.
Theatre concessions, beer, and wine are available with the show; mixed beverages are available at Fitzpatrick's, the handsome Irish pub next door.
www.galveston.com /strandtheatre   (447 words)

  
 Street Spirits Theatre Company
Street Spirits now has a spanking new Calendar which we'll be updating as shows and performances come up.
A Street Spirits show provides a high impact experience for audiences to address the social and educational concerns of their community.
Our company members create forum theatre plays to perform in public venues and in schools addressing social issues such as peer pressure, substance misuse, family violence, criminal involvement, and making choices about sexuality, among others.
www.streetspirits.com   (520 words)

  
 The Street Theatre - Home
The Street Theatre was built by the ACT Government to serve the theatre needs of audiences and practitioners, with an emphasis on locally-produced professional theatre.
The Street Theatre is located on the edge of Canberra City and directly adjacent to the Australian National University.
The Theatre is next to a large public car park (free of charge evenings and weekends), and all venues are designed to offer wheelchair access.
www.thestreet.org.au /home.htm   (429 words)

  
 In The Street Theatre Festival
Street theatre is a vital art form endemic to the cultural fabric and traditional rituals of peoples worldwide.
While there are over a thousand street theatre festivals each year in countries throughout Europe, Africa, South America and Asia, IN THE STREET is the only one in the United States.
For the artist, street theatre offers a world of possibilities outside the pre-defined structures of walls and stages, a place to re-invent their relationship to their art and their audience.
www.zeitgeist.net /wfca/its.htm   (626 words)

  
 About "Street Theater" . . .
Terrorist Stalking in America, David Lawson's book about his infiltration of "street theater" groups and learned a great deal of the workings and motives of these criminal groups.
"Street theater" is activity performed by persons complicit in the electronic weapons harassment, but are "skits", as opposed to direct bodily attacks performed with the electronic harassment equipment.
So although "street theater" seems to have a comedic ring to it, this component of gang stalking is one of the most serious forms of attack on individual targets and is perfect cover for the perpetrators.
www.raven1.net /abtstth.htm   (832 words)

  
 Chicago - Briar Street Theatre - Frequently Asked Questions
The Briar Street Theatre is also very near Wrigley Field, for those groups that will also be catching a Cubs game during their stay in Chicago.
The Briar Street Theatre is located at 3133 N Halsted, just one block south of Belmont.
We are also easily accessible by CTA bus, and it is generally pretty easy to catch a cab in the Briar Street Theatre neighborhood.
www.blueman.com /ticketinfo/chicago/faq.shtml   (463 words)

  
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The original Dock Street Theatre opened in 1736 and was the first building designed for theatrical use in the Americas.
The original Dock Street Theatre opened in Charleston on February 12, 1736 with the play “The Recruiting Officer”.
One month after the theatre was opened the name of Dock Street was officially changed to Queen Street, but the theatre retained its original name.
www.ci.charleston.sc.us /dept/content.aspx?nid=385   (181 words)

  
 Chestnut Street Theatre: Opening Screen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The construction of Philadelphia's Chestnut Street Theatre commenced in 1792 under the inspiration of Thomas Wignell, the theatre's founder.
The Chestnut Street was the first theatre in the United States constructed from the ground up as a professional venue.
To help avoid becoming lost in the computer model of the Chestnut Street Theatre, especially as it appears fragmented on the Web, reference to the plan, a half plan, the elevation and two 3-dimensional sectional views of the building is available as a tool bar at the top of drawing sheets.
www.videoccasions-nw.com /history/cst/cstnuopn.htm   (301 words)

  
 The Street Theatre - What's On
A visit to the panto is the first theatre experience for many children, and as such it should be full of fun.
With interactive elements, improvised comedy and a fresh, new look at circus, the group combines theatre and music with acrobatics, hoop spinning, juggling, balancing and more to create a show with a new dimension which is fun for everyone from the very young to the very young at heart.
As You Like It Café at The Street Theatre is now open before every Saturday Club so you can enjoy a coffee or drink with the family before the show and make it a real event.
www.thestreet.org.au /whats_on.htm   (1096 words)

  
 Grace Street Theatre: Seventy Years of Film and Dance
Neighborhood theatre patrons "are repeaters, persons who see a movie the second time at reduced prices." The second run movie theater was to have a seating capacity of about 700 which corresponds with the figure cited in the 1940 Film Daily Yearbook.
The Lee Theatre's dark brick facade and two story height blended well with the surrounding architecture of the 900 block of West Grace Street where most of the residences were made of brick and brownstone but the building still contained strong Art Deco elements.
The Lee Theatre was a second-run movie theater and showed a variety of films in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s -- comedies, dramas, and musicals all made their way to the theater.
www.library.vcu.edu /jbc/speccoll/lee.html   (3306 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Film | Features | Street theatre
In the Seventies, the gangs from the favela tower blocks fought with gangs from the shacks and from the houses.
At 17, he got into acting with the theatre group that has been working in the favela for 20 years and provided almost half the actors for City of God.
In the Vidigal theatre group's magnificent, rambling old villa in Vidigal I meet Roberta Rodriguez Silvia, who played the sultry favela girl Berenice in the film.
film.guardian.co.uk /features/featurepages/0,4120,1174369,00.html   (4206 words)

  
 Civic Theatre of Allentown
Between shows, we host the 19th Street Film Series, featuring independent and international films that you can't see anywhere else in the Valley.
There's also a Civic Theatre School for young actors in grades 1-12, a world premiere and staged readings series, and a whole lot more.
And, of course, we maintain the historic 19th Street Theatre, an art deco vaudeville house that was built in 1928.
www.civictheatre.com   (158 words)

  
 Purple Dragon Theatre & 42nd Street
Musical theatre is a very specific art form encompassing a style all of its own.
At Purple Dragon Theatre and 42nd Street, we provide training tailored to meet the unique demands of the musical theatre stage.
Training in musical theatre produces a well-rounded performer who is able to adapt to and meet the requirements of a wide range of performing art forms.
www.purpledragontheatre.com   (274 words)

  
 SATCO Member Theatres
The theatre is small (68 seats), casting calls are open to the community and new scripts are welcomed.
Located in a historic building, this intimate theatre's goal is affirmation of the human spirit through a consistent reach for excellence.
The theatre is handicap accessible, but the number of seats are limited so please request handicapped seating when making your reservation.
www.satheatre.com /satcotheatres.htm   (1179 words)

  
 Bay Street Theatre - about   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
BAY STREET THEATRE is a not-for-profit 299-seat professional theatre situated on Long Wharf, in Sag Harbor, NY, and founded in 1991 by Sybil Christopher, Stephen Hamilton and Emma Walton.
Operating from March through December, Bay Street is dedicated to presenting new, modern and classic works, which challenge as well as entertain, touch the heart of the community and champion the human spirit.
It is our commitment to exercise fiscal responsibility so that our work may be defined by our imagination and not our resources, and to provide a gathering point for artists and audiences alike, sharing a collective theatrical experience which speaks to the head, heart, and soul of our eclectic community.
www.baystreet.org /content/about.asp   (425 words)

  
 Bank Street Theatre
Restrooms are located on the same level as the theatre.
The theatre is accessible by walking through a courtyard.
Walk south on Hudson Street to Bank Street, then walk west to the theatre.
www.nytheatre.com /nytheatre/bank.htm   (136 words)

  
 Street theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Street theatre is a vital art form endemic to the cultural fabric and traditional street theatre.
And, of course, we maintain the historic 19th Street Theatre, an art deco vaudeville house that was built in 1928 street theatre.
Port Lavaca Main Street, Inc. is part of the effort to revitalize main streets in towns across Texas.
www.publicartsite.com /street+theatre.html   (243 words)

  
 Bond Street Theatre
a physical theatre company with a social consciousness,
The Bond Street Theatre Coalition, Ltd., a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation, was founded:
      Bond Street Theatre, a theatre company founded in 1976 by a group of physically skilled, socially concerned actors, was shaped by their diversity of techniques and motivated by their passion to be useful in this world.
www.bondst.org   (327 words)

  
 24th Street Theatre - Mother on Fire written and performed by Sandra Tsing Loh
There are several restaurants located near 24th Street Theatre for your pre- or post-show dinner.
the lot directly across the street from the theatre.
And, there is plenty of street parking on Hoover and Union Streets.
www.24thstreet.org /motheronfire   (317 words)

  
 Philadelphia Online .. Walnut Street Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Walnut Street Theatre is the oldest theatre in America.
It stands alone as the only theatre operating continuously as a theatre since it opened in 1809.
The history of Walnut Street Theatre is, in large measure, the history of theatre in America.
www.philadex.com /philadelphia/theater/walnut_street_theatre.asp   (523 words)

  
 Cinema Treasures | Exeter Street Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
It was a theatre you could become lost in, seemed to have many levels and many alcoves and balconies & boxes none of which were closed off.
On this 1928 map, the same building is labelled "EXETER STREET THEATRE" in large letters, and "1ST SPIRITUAL TEMPLE" in smaller letters underneath.
The story includes a picture of him standing in front of the Exeter Street Theatre's sign, and holding another sign from the Old Howard Athenaeum.
www.cinematreasures.com /theater/2178   (1885 words)

  
 Greenwich Street Theatre
There are no steps to enter the theatre.
East side of Greenwich Street, between Charlton & Vandam Streets.
Walk south on Varick Street to Charlton Street, then west to the theatre.
www.nytheatre.com /nytheatre/gst.htm   (115 words)

  
 42nd Street Moon - Hooray for What!
She had the pleasure of originating the role of Shirley Temple in a staged reading of the new musical, Campaign of the Century, for which she was invited to revise in Chicago this fall.
Her most recent singing credits include a duet with Rebecca Luker at this year’s 42nd Street Moon gala, All the Things You Are, and joining cabaret star Jason Graae in his recent engagement at the Plush Room.
Barbara would like to thank her son Will and her daughter Ashley for all of their patience while she is buried under piles of clothing, and her husband Jon for digging her out when necessary.
www.42ndstmoon.com /42newweb/shows/2004/hooray.htm   (1671 words)

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