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Mis-directing the Play - 9781566637992

Un libro in lingua di Terry McCabe edito da Ivan R Dee, 2008

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Arguing for a radical reorganization of the stage director's view of his role, Terry McCabe challenges the notion that a play is the director's vehicle for self-expression. The idea of the director as centerpiece of the theatre, he declares, distorts plays and oppresses the actors. Mr. McCabe explores what it means to direct a play when directing is properly understood as a process of self-effacement and faithfulness to the playwright's vision. "An eminently sensible polemic delivered with cogent examples and equally cogent arguments."-Nicholas Rudall. "A call to responsibility and-dare I say it?-adulthood. It is also the fuel for what could be some constructive arguments among colleagues."-Jeffrey Sweet.

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: Mis-directing the Play
  • Sottotitolo: An Argument Against Contemporary Theatre
  • Lingua: English
  • AutoreTerry McCabe
  • Editore: Ivan R Dee
  • Collana: Ivan R Dee (Paperback)
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 30 Dicembre '08
  • Genere: PERFORMING ARTS
  • Pagine: 129
  • Peso gr: 203
  • Dimensioni mm: 228 x 152 x 6
  • ISBN-10: 1566637996
  • EAN-13: 9781566637992