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How does the show go on? : an introduction to the theater

Author: Tom Schumacher; Jeff Kurtti
Publisher: New York : Disney Editions, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to the backstage work done in the theater uses examples from Disney musicals to show the jobs done by the cast and crew for every aspect of the show, from the playwright and set manager to the director, conductor, and actors.
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Genre/Form: Toy and movable books
Juvenile works
Specimens
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Schumacher; Jeff Kurtti
ISBN: 9781423100881 1423100883 9781423120308 1423120302
OCLC Number: 148729809
Notes: Includes various documents in pockets throughout book.
Description: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 24 cm
Contents: What should you know first? --
What's theater? --
Kinds of shows --
Styles of theaters --
Front of house: from the street to the stage apron --
Let the show begin! --
In the house --
Who's who --
On with the show --
The play's the thing --
Back of the house: from the stage apron to the stage door --
What's it like to be up onstage? --
How can you get onstage --
and then what happens? --
Performers --
A day in the life of a child performer --
Backstage --
"It's curtains for you mister!" --
The rooms backstage --
The lord of the flies --
The light stuff --
Props --
Special effects --
Putting it all together --
Stuff that will be useful after you finish reading this book --
Putting on a play --
Don't forget your theater-speak!
Responsibility: by Thomas Schumacher with Jeff Kurtti.
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An introduction to the backstage work done in the theater uses examples from Disney musicals to show the jobs done by the cast and crew for every aspect of the show, from the playwright and set manager to the director, conductor, and actors.

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