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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Vsevolod Meyerhold illustrates it in its constructivist, Marxian aspect. Different as
their theaters were, Reinhardt and Meyerhold have much in common. Both, for
example, began as actors under great naturalist directors—Reinhardt under ...
Both the play and the actors were raw material for Meyerhold's art. The text took a
position subordinate to his jeu, his creative business. One Russian commentator
suggested that Meyerhold's production of The Inspector General “should be ...
Liberated by the Russian Revolution from the demands of established taste,
Meyerhold was authorized to evolve a significant dramatic form for a new
audience in a “new" society. He was the logical choice to inaugurate a “theatrical
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