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The Stage directions guide to directing

Author: Stephen Peithman; Neil Offen
Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, 1999.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Peithman; Neil Offen
ISBN: 032500112X 9780325001128
OCLC Number: 40587972
Description: viii, 168 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preproduction --
Ten Steps for Picking the Right Play: What to Look for Before You Decide --
Finding the Right Play for You: How to Use Play Catalogues to Guide the Way --
Thirteen Reasons Not to Pick a Show: A Baker's Dozen of Common Traps --
Seven Reasons Not to Attempt the Classics: ... And All the Reasons Why We Should, Anway / Dale Lyles --
How to Read a Script: Ten Ways to Judge Whether a Play is Right for You / Jim De Young --
Is It Legal to Change the Script? --
Photocopying Plays: Publishers Explain What's Legal and What Isn't --
First Steps --
Getting It All Together: How to Work with Your Production Team --
Off to a Good Start: Set the Ground Rules Early--and Stick to Them --
Great Expectations: A Successful Opening Night Begins with the First Rehearsal / Nancianne Pfister --
Make Time Work for You: How to Keep on Top of Things Throughout the Rehearsal Period --
Off Book, On Target: Offstage Readers During Rehearsal Get Actors Out of the Script and Into the Play / Sue Wurster --
Staging The Play --
Using the Framing Device: Here's How to Bring the Action Full Circle --
The Case for Delayed Blocking: Sometimes a Different Approach Can Be Useful / Michael Kanter --
When to Block out of Sequence: Flexibility Sometimes Is More Important Than Strict Order --
Ahead of the Crowd: How to Handle Large Groups on Stage --
Actor and Director --
A Matter of Style: How You Direct Depends on the Play and the Actors --
Play the Intention, Not the Line: Why the Script Is Only Twenty Percent of a Successful Performance.
Other Titles: Guide to directing
Stage directions (West Sacramento, Calif.)
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Peithman, Neil Offen.


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