Shank, Theodore

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SHANK, Theodore

SHANK, Theodore. American, b. 1929. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Theatre, Literary criticism and history. Career: Director, Magic Theatre, San Francisco; Actors Theatre of Louisville; Los Angeles Theatre Center; and Minnesota Opera New Music-Theatre Ensemble. Professor, Dept. of Dramatic Art, University of California at Davis, 1956-89; Professor, Theatre Dept., University of California, San Diego, 1990-. Contributing Ed., Drama Review, NYC, 1976-86; TheatreForum, founding editor, 1992-. Publications: The Bowery Theatre 1826-1836, 1956; (ed.) 500 Plays: Outlines and Production Notes, 1963; The Art of Dramatic Art, 1969; Theatre in Real Time, 1980; American Alternative Theatre, 1982; Fly Away All (opera libretto), 1987; California Performance, 1989; Contemporary British Theatre, 1994; Beyond the Boundaries: American Alternative Theatre, 2002. PLAYS: (with others) Them Inc. (play with music), 1969; (with others) The Crimes and Trials of the Chicago 8, 1971; (with others) Undead, 1972; (with others) The Moving Bed Show, 1976; (with others) Sheet Dreams, 1977; Wild Indian, 1985; Black Wings (musical); (with A.E. Shank) The Wives of the Magi. Address: Theatre Dept., University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, CA 92093-0344, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected];