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Folk Theatre and Dramatic Entertainments in Russia

Synopsis
Examines a wide range of folk theatre, traditional seasonal customs and entertainments in Russia: the wandering minstrels, the revels for Christmas and Shrovetide; the great fairs; performing bears; the peasant wedding; puppet shows including Petrushka and the Vertep (Nativity plays), the ‘Boat’, and ‘Tzar Maximilian’. Few of the illustrations have previously been seen outside Russia.
Series
Theatre in Focus, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; 50 slides. b&w & col.
Year of production
1987
Availability
Sale
Documentation
Accompanying 125-page book includes a detailed commentary and bibliography.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
folk theatre; Russia

Credits

Writer
Elizabeth A Warner
Contributor
Richard Allen Cave

Production Company

Name

Chadwyck-Healey Ltd

Notes
Now known as ProQuest (3/04)

Sponsor

Name

Consortium for Drama & Media in Higher Education

Web
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1500
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
c/o British Universities Film & Video Council
77 Wells Street
London W1T 3QJ

Distributor

Name

ProQuest Information and Learning

Email
marketing@chadwyck.co.uk
Web
http://www.proquest.co.uk/en-UK/default.shtml External site opens in new window
Phone
01223 215512
Fax
01223 215514
Address
UMI
The Quorum
Barnwell Road
Cambridge
CB5 8SW
Notes
formerly known as Chadwyck Healey

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