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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Since Meyerhold was the sole creative figure in his theater, the work of art was
often the rehearsal, not the performance. At rehearsals one could see “a full
production as well as a fascinating performance," observed a young Russian
As I have already tried to indicate, the performance of a play is, on a smaller
scale, a performance of a musical work. The script is, as it were, sung, because
speaking and singing are, after all, the same process. Although I am speaking
intelligently critical and alive, and the rehearsals will not be dreary learning of
routine; they will be a creative act that is ultimately going to be a performance.
That is why, in my opinion, the analogy between the producer and the conductor
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