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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Neither Brahm nor Antoine used a Regiebuch, or production plan, for their
performances. Since Brahm preferred to allow the play to take shape during
rehearsals, he had no use for detailed, advance preparation. Professor Samuel
I supply every detail of the wardrobe which actors wear on my stage, whether I
am producing a costume drama or a modern comedy. In every respect the
production and all that pertains to it must be in perfect harmony. I take pains to
In the production of a play from the old theater, it is not at all necessary to
subordinate the staging to methods of archaeology. In the matter of
reconstruction the stage director need have no worry over the faithful
reproduction of the architectural ...
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