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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through the theatrical devices of light, color, mass movement, and music. Huntly
Carter asked of Reinhardt's production of Oedipus: “If Reinhardt is not giving us
Greek drama, what is he giving us? The reply is Reinhardtism—an essence of ...
As early as 1908 he had written: “The new theater gravitates toward the dynamic
beginning, for the latest theatrical experiments approach the theater of antiquity. .
. . The directors of our new experimental stages are working to create a ...
And Stanislavsky himself was compelled to use theatrical means. You know there
is not a production of Chekhov's plays without a backstage language of its own—
none of them takes place without the sound of the cricket, the noise of the street ...
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