Naturalism on the stage

Authored by: Robert Leach

An Illustrated History of British Theatre and Performance

Print publication date:  December  2018
Online publication date:  December  2018

Print ISBN: 9780415725163
eBook ISBN: 9780429463679
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429463679-42

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Abstract

The new drama needed a new theatre. The small independent theatre societies were tiny minority interests, and the actor-manager system was too risk averse to take a chance on something so alien and unfamiliar.

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