Beacham, Richard C.

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BEACHAM, Richard C.

BEACHAM, Richard C. American, b. 1946. Genres: Theatre. Career: Yale University, New Haven, CT, dramaturg at Yale Repertory Theatre, 1969-72, visiting lecturer in theater studies, 1970-72, resident fellow and visiting professor, 1979, 1982-83; Hiram College, Hiram, OH, assistant professor of theater studies and chairperson of department, 1972-74; University of Warwick, Coventry, England, began as lecturer, became reader in theater studies, 1976-, and acting chairperson of Joint School of Theatre Studies. University of California, Santa Barbara, visiting professor, 1989; American Institute for Foreign Study, lecturer. BBC World Service, German language broadcaster. Publications: Adolphe Appia, Theatre Artist, 1987; (ed.) A. Appia, Essays, Scenarios, and Designs, 1989; The Roman Theatre and Its Audience, 1991; Adolphe Appia: Texts on Theatre, 1993; Adolphe Appia: Artist and Visionary of the Modern Theatre, 1994; Spectacle of Entertainment in Eatly Imperial Rome, 1999. FILMS: Staging Greek Tragedy: Insights on Sites; Staging Roman Comedy: Pompeian Painting and Plautus; The Italian Renaissance Stage: The Idea and Image of Antiquity; Revolution and Rebirth: Modern Theatrical Reform and Its Debt to Antiquity; Gluck's Orpheus and Eurydice: A Production Inspired by Appia and Dalcroze's 1913 Staging at Hellerau. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to scholarly journals and newspapers. Address: Joint School of Theatre Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, England. Online address: [email protected]