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Directing Shakespeare in America : historical perspectives

Author: Charles Ney, (Drama professor)
Publisher: London ; New York : The Arden Shakespeare, 2019. ©2019
Series: Arden Shakespeare (Critical studies)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This unique and comprehensive study reviews the practice of leading American directors of Shakespeare from the late nineteenth to the end of the twentieth century. Charles Ney examines rehearsal and production records, as well as evidence from diaries, letters, autobiographies, reviews and photographs to consider each director's point of view when approaching Shakespeare and the differing directorial tools and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Ney, (Drama professor)
ISBN: 9781474289696 147428969X
OCLC Number: 1063687682
Description: ix, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of IllustrationsAcknowledgments Introduction1 First American Directors, 1870s-1940s2 B. Iden Payne, Angus Bowmer and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 1930s-1990s3 Craig Noel, Jack O'Brien and The Old Globe: 1930s-1990s; Tyrone Guthrie's Influence: 1950s-1970s4 American Shakespeare Festival Theatre: 1950s-1980s5 New York Shakespeare Festival/The Public Theater: 1950s-1990s6 Shakespeare Festival Directors and Theatres: 1950s-1990s7 New York City and Regional Theatre Directors: 1950s-1990sConclusionReferencesIndex
Series Title: Arden Shakespeare (Critical studies)
Responsibility: Charles Ney.

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This unique and comprehensive study reviews the practice of leading American directors of Shakespeare from the late nineteenth to the end of the twentieth century. Charles Ney examines rehearsal and production records, as well as evidence from diaries, letters, autobiographies, reviews and photographs to consider each director's point of view when approaching Shakespeare and the differing directorial tools and techniques employed in significant productions in their careers. Directors covered include Augustin Daly, David Belasco, Arthur Hopkins, Orson Welles, Margaret Webster, B. Iden Payne, Angus Bowmer, Craig Noel, Jack O'Brien, Tyronne Guthrie, John Houseman, Allen Fletcher, Michael Kahn, Gerald Freedman, Joseph Papp, Stuart Vaughan, A. J. Antoon, JoAnne Akalaitis, Paul Barry, Tina Packer, Barbara Gaines, William Ball, Liviu Ciulei, Garland Wright, Mark Lamos, Ellis Rabb and Julie Taymor. Directing Shakespeare in America: Historical Perspectives offers readers an understanding of the context from which contemporary practitioners operate, the aesthetic philosophies to which they subscribe and a description of their rehearsal methods.

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