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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... and that the objective needs of the production were to take precedence over
the prejudices and special desires of members of the company. Friedrich
Schroeder, like Garrick primarily remembered as a portrayer of Shakespearean
roles, was ...
PETER HALL Speaking has lagged behind other aspects of present-day
production. Shakespearean actors need a great deal of practice. They do not get
it. Those who can act Shakespeare have been doing so on and off for twenty
He is singled out at drama school and does a term in repertory during which he
will play one or two Shakespearean parts if he is lucky. This leads to some
success in London, usually in a realistic modern play. Then, quite rightly on the
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