This vintage book contains a detailed treatise on the subject of open-air auditoriums, exploring their design, construction, and use throughout history. An interesting and comprehensive look at the evolution of theater design, "Outdoor Theaters" is highly recommended for those with an interest in the stage, and would make for a wonderful addition to any collection. Contents include: "The Shakespearean Traditions", "Modern Drama", "The Rural Drama", "The Greek Drama", "Masques", "Informal Programs", "Formal Speaking", "Problems of Design", "Size", "Enclosure", "Orientation", "Locations", "Seats", "The Stage", "The Foyer", "The Proscenium", "Furnishings", etcetera. Frank Albert Waugh (1869 - 1943), was an American landscape architect whose career focused upon recreational uses of national forests, the production of a highly natural style of landscape design, and the implementation of ecological principles. Many antiquarian texts such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now, in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.