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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Lee Strasberg, as head of the Actors' Studio, organized by Elia Kazan and Cheryl
Crawford, has given American actors—and more recently directors and playwrigh
.ts—a "method" and a home in the midst of the chaotic, rootless commercial ...
... a refusal, as it were, to contemplate what she's doing, a binge as it were, a
destruction of all her standards, a desperate violent ride on the Streetcar Named
Desire can break through the walls of her tradition. The tragic flaw. 368 Elia
Kazan, Elia: “Excerpts from the Notebook made in Preparation for Directing
Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman and Annotated Playscript," in A Theatre in
Your Head, by Kenneth Thorpe Rowe. New York: Funk 8: Wagnalls, 1960, 44-59.
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