Litomysl Stage

The Court Theatre at Litomysl

Wednesday, September 15, 2004 - 12:00am
Mohler, Frank and Blaha, Jiri, "The Chateau Theatre in Litomysl and the Scenery of Josef PLatzer" Theatre Design and Technology 40, Fall 2004, 24-31. Litomysl is a small town in eastern Bohemia. They earliest records indicate theatre was performed...
Cesky Krumlov Stage

The Court Theatre at Cesky Krumlov

Wednesday, September 1, 2004 - 12:00am
Mohler, Frank. "The Court Theatre at Cesky Krumlov and its Machinery " [forthcoming] Cesky Krumlov is a small town in southern Bohemia in the Czech Republic. The second largest castle in Bohemia overlooks the town, which was ruled by the Rosenberg...
Converting Great Hall into a Theatre

Florimène at Whitehall

Thursday, April 15, 2004 - 12:00am
In spite of the use of bare stages at the public playhouses and playhouses, and most court productions by the professional players in Renaissance England, a few plays were presented with illusionistic scenery. Among the most important of these were...
Mnichovo Hradiste Stage

The Court Theatre at Mnichovo Hradiste

Sunday, November 16, 2003 - 7:32am
Mohler, Frank, "THE COURT THEATRE AT MNICHOVO HRADISTE: THE GROOVE SYSTEM SURVIVES ON THE CONTINENT," Theatre Design and Technology, Winter 2003, pp.48-58. Mnichovo Hradiste is a small town north of Prague. Although the palace was begun in the...

Early Illusionistic Side Wings

Sunday, June 1, 2003 - 12:00am
Mohler, Frank, "Medici Wings: The Scenic Wing Change in Florence." Paper for the Scenography Working Group Conference of the Federation Internationale de Researche Theatrale (FIRT/IFTR) in Prague, June 2003. These computer models were prepared to...

The Survival of the Mechanized Flat Wing Scene Change

Wednesday, December 15, 1999 - 1:00am
Mohler, Frank, "THE SURVIVAL OF THE MECHANIZED FLAT WING SCENE CHANGE,"Theatre Design and Technology, Winter 1999, pp.46--56. The basic technology for the mechanized illustionistic scene change was invented in the early16th or early 17th century and...
Mohler, Frank, "COMPUTER MODELING AS A TOOL FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF HISTORIC THEATRICAL PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES," Theatre Journal 51.4, December 1999, pp. 417-431. This page offers a computer model of a seventeenth century stage house based upon MS...

the development of scenice spectacle


usittThis material is made possible, in part, by a grant from the New Initiatives Fund, United States Institute for Theatre Technology and by grants from the University Research Council, Cratis D. Williams Graduate School, Appalachian State University.


Dr. Frank Mohler
Department of Theatre & Dance
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608

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