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 we offer still another simple observation in support of our frankly modern
style of presentation. To present the classics in a classical manner—is that really
possible? As far as the Greek theater is concerned, the question is easily
They have been pushed to intellectual extremes, even at times to the point of
caricature; but they have achieved a salutary pruning in dramatic style and
energy. We have found that a good script, a play that is well written for acting on
the stage, ...
WINns: In your stage directions for Mother Courage you also make mention of the
Epic Theater or the Epic style of presentation. May I ask you to enlighten me
briefly on this? Doubtlessly not only stage artists but the whole public interested
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