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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' candor and purity are more and more alluring. This power of attraction is
Phaedra's undoing. The latter utters virtually a curse against Theseus. Hard-
faced. she ...
Happiness makes people generous: hence Hippolytus comes up to Phaedra,
leans over her, his face above her face. Misinterpreting the situation. he is
attentive to Phaedr:1, exciting her passion all the more. Pl-IAEDRA: Ah, for
Theseus I ...
Now, realizing only too well what is going on, Hippolytus takes two quick steps
back. She is silent and her face hardens instantly. Hippolytus has come close to
the footlights about two-thirds of the way to the exit stage left. Phaedra stands ...
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