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On directing Shakespeare

interviews with contemporary directors

by Ralph Berry

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Published by H. Hamilton, Viking Penguin in London, England, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- 1950-,
  • Theatrical producers and directors -- Interviews

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Ralph Berry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3100 .B4 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 227 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2231356M
    ISBN 100241126894
    LC Control Number89085791

    The book, “Shakespeare and Directing in Practice,” is the fifth book in the “Shakespeare in Practice” series published by Macmillan International. Ewert said the volume has been a long time in the making. In , publisher Palgrave Macmillan commissioned him to write about directing for its new series Shakespeare in Practice, but Ewert. For producers and directors planning a production, several questions inevitably arise: Which play is appropriate for the contemporary audience? Should the text and setting be altered? Twelve leading contemporary directors answer these questions in interviews in this book and shed light on what Shake.

    Episode Drama Teachers Directing Shakespeare for the First time. If you’re a drama teacher, at some point Shakespeare should make it on to your stage. But what if you’ve hated him since high school yourself? Shakespeare is a challenge, it’s a great challenge and one . Ms-Directing Shakespeare: Women Direct Shakespeare by Elizabeth Scha-fer. New York: St. Martin’s Press, , pp., $ hardcover. KAY H. SMITH In Ms-Directing Shakespeare, Elizabeth Schafer quickly acknowledges the explosive potentiality of the pun in her title: In the context of this book, ‘misdirecting’ is often a positive term.

    On Directing Shakespeare: Interviews with Contemporary Directors. Ralph Berry. Hamish Hamilton, Jan 1, - Performing Arts - pages. 1 Review. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. User Review - Flag as s: 1.   'Directing Shakespeare in America/Current Practices' is a collection, organized topically, of directing philosophy distilled from interviews in which 62 (if I counted correctly) directors of Shakespeare, many notable, many at the country's leading Shakespeare theatres, and all at the top of their game, disclose to the author their many issues, concerns, and approaches/5(7).


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