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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A Source Book of the Modern Theater Toby Cole Helen Krich Chinoy. STAGE-
DIRECTOR: No, that may merely prove the actor to be a bad craftsman.
PLAYGOER: Tell me, then. STAGE-DIRECTOR: The greatest offense an actor
can give to a ...
PLAYGOER: What actual work? It seems to me that the stage-director has
already been doing a good deal of what may be called actual work. STAGE-
DIRECTOR: Well, perhaps; but the difficulties have but commenced. By the actual
work I ...
PLAYGOER: But you propose to present something to the audience, and I
presume before you are able to present them with that something you must have
it in your possession. STAGE-DIRECTOR: Certainly; you could not have made a
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