(First published in 1967, The Theatrical Image met with in...)
First published in 1967, The Theatrical Image met with international respect. Appreciated as a seminal work on directing and design, The Theatrical Image is a clear and concise discussion of interpreting a script for production through the creation of a single metaphorical image--a production concept, a theatrical image. For further reading in drama theory, read Vector Theory and the Plot Structures of Literature and Drama by Cynthia Joyce Clay
Bachelor, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, 1947. Master of Arts in Theater, Dramatic Literature, Ohio State University, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy in Theater, University Illinois, 1953.
Instructor, then assistant professor speech and drama, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1954-1958; assistant professor speech and drama, Elmira (New York) College, 1958-1962; visiting professor drama, Franklin College, 1962-1963; assistant professor drama, Skidmore College, 1963-1966; professor drama, Syracuse University, since 1966; Celia and Isaac Heiman professor drama, Syracuse University, 1981-1991; professor emeritus, Syracuse University, since 1991. Co-founder, artistic director Comedy Arts Theatre, Saratoga Springs, 1965, 66. Scene designer, director, actor summer theaters.
Member American Association of University Professors, American Society Theatre Research, Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Actors' Equity, International Federation Theatre Research.
Married Joyce Zelda Fisher, June 18, 1948. Children: Jenna Gail, Henry Bachelor of Journalism.