47 Workshop

   The famous extracurricular laboratory to foster the writing of new plays was an offshoot of Professor George Pierce Baker's English 47 class at Harvard University. After initiating the study of plays as literature at Radcliffe and Harvard, Baker encouraged his students to write their own plays, and the workshop allowed them to experiment with the transfer from page to stage. Among those who took his courses were George Abbott, Sidney Howard, Eugene O'Neill, Philip Barry, and Edward Sheldon. Sheldon's Salvation Nell became the first play from the workshop to be produced professionally when Minnie Maddern Fiske staged it in 1908.

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  • workshop — work‧shop [ˈwɜːkʆɒp ǁ ˈwɜːrkʆɑːp] noun [countable] 1. a fairly small room or building in which tools and machines are used for making or repairing things: • Many local crafts people produce their goods from small workshops in their homes. 2. a… …   Financial and business terms

  • workshop — ● workshop nom masculin (anglais workshop, atelier) Nom que prirent aux États Unis et en Angleterre plusieurs écoles théâtrales d avant garde. (Le plus ancien workshop fut celui de G. P. Baker à l université Harvard [1905 1924] ; celui d E.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • workshop — WÓRKSHOP s.n. Grup de lucru, atelier. [pr. uắc şap] (din engl. workshop) Trimis de tavi, 14.05.2004. Sursa: MDN  WORKSHOP UĂCŞÓP/ s. n. grup de lucru, atelier. (< engl. workshop) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • workshop — |uorquechope| s. m. Aula ou curso prático sobre uma atividade ou um assunto específico (ex.: workshop de fotografia, workshop de teatro). = ATELIÊ, OFICINA • Plural: workshops.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Workshop production — is a term used to describe the first performance of a theatre production, similar to the term premiere, the difference being that a workshop production often pays less for the rights to perform the play, in exchange for losing the right to call… …   Wikipedia

  • Workshop — Work shop , n. A shop where any manufacture or handiwork is carried on. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Workshop — Workshop,der:⇨Erfahrungsaustausch …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • workshop — / wə:kʃɑp/, it. / wɔrkʃɔp/ s. ingl. [comp. di work lavoro e shop bottega ], usato in ital. al masch. [serie di incontri in cui un gruppo di persone lavora collettivamente su uno specifico argomento] ▶◀ laboratorio, seminario, stage …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • workshop — 1580s, from WORK (Cf. work) (n.) + SHOP (Cf. shop). Meaning gathering for study, etc., is from 1937 …   Etymology dictionary

  • workshop — /ˈworkʃɔp, ingl. ˈwYːkˌʃHp/ [vc. ingl., comp. di work «lavoro» e shop «negozio, bottega»] s. m. inv. seminario, convegno riunione …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Workshop — Workshop …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

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