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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Realism takes from life everything but what it needs for the reproduction of a
given scene, that is, it brings to the stage only that which has a histrionic value. It
takes life, truth and gives genuine feelings. Sometimes it even gives the minutiae
Gogol's world is the world of fantastic realism. In the Moscow Art Theater
production of The Inspector General we have Volkov playing the role of Osip as a
naturalistic character, Lilina and others as realistic, but Khlestakov acted by
Chekhov is ...
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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