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Balancing acts : behind the scenes at the National Theatre

Author: Nicholas Hytner
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The former director of London's National Theatre presents a candid, behind-the-scenes memoir about his career directing theater, producing films and opera, and working closely with some of the world's most celebrated actors.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Hytner
ISBN: 0451493419 9780451493415
OCLC Number: 1012334205
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part one: Set-up --
National identity: 2001 --
Imaginary forces: 2002 --
A really good time: 2003 --
Part two: New things --
Ourselves and each other: new plays --
A way of looking at things: Alan Bennett --
Knowing nothing: movies --
Part three: Old things --
A reason to do it: Shakespeare --
The original production: staging the classics --
The age and body of the time: more Shakespeare --
Part four: Show business --
On the bandwagon: musicals --
What they best like: entertainment --
One night only: packing them in --
Prologue.
Responsibility: Nicholas Hytner.

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The former director of London's National Theatre presents a candid, behind-the-scenes memoir about his career directing theater, producing films and opera, and working closely with some of the world's most celebrated actors.

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