Title

The Printing Press and Theatre

Date

5-29-2014 10:00 AM

End Time

29-5-2014 10:20 AM

Location

Rice Auditorium (RA) 113

Department

Theatre

Session Chair

Michael Phillips

Session Title

Theatre History Presentations

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Michael Phillips

Presentation Type

Presentation

Abstract

The invention of the printing press caused a fundamental shift in theatre, as it moved plays from entities created to be seen and heard to ones which could be printed and read as literature. This presentation examines, in particular, the impact of the printing press on the works of William Shakespeare.

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May 29th, 10:00 AM May 29th, 10:20 AM

The Printing Press and Theatre

Rice Auditorium (RA) 113

The invention of the printing press caused a fundamental shift in theatre, as it moved plays from entities created to be seen and heard to ones which could be printed and read as literature. This presentation examines, in particular, the impact of the printing press on the works of William Shakespeare.