Directors on Directing: A Source Book of the Modern Theater
Less than 200 years ago the director was only an "ideal" projected by disgruntled critics. Today, productions wouldn't be able to survive with our the adept talents of the director. This book has been known for years as the guide to the "unknown theater" of the director. This collection is comprised of the voices of the modern theater as they state their credos and explore their craft. Topics include: the emergence of the director; behind the fourth wall; the art of rehearsal; light and space; and much more. Directors and avid theater-buffs.
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Blanche is a social type, an emblem of a dying civilization, making its last
curlicued and romantic exit. All her behavior patterns are those of the dying
civilization she represents. In other words her behavior is social. Therefore find
Blanche is a butterfly in a jungle looking for just a little momentary protection,
doomed to a sudden, early violent death. The more I work on Blanche,
incidentally, the less insane she seems. She is caught in a fatal inner
contradiction, but in ...
STELLA Spine—holtl onto Stanley (Blanche the antagonist). One reason Stella
submits to Stanley's solution at the end, is perfectly ready to, is that she has an
unconscious hostility toward Blanche. Blanche is so patronizing, demanding and
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