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Author Benedetti, Robert L.

Title The director at work / Robert L. Benedetti ; with a foreword by John Houseman
Published Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1985]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  792.0223 Ben/Daw  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents The director. The director's mind -- What a director does -- The director as translator. Getting ready. The first encounter -- Understanding the action -- The shape of drama -- Understanding character -- Forming a production concept. The director at work. The design process -- Casting -- First rehearsals -- Exploring the action -- Early staging -- Shaping, pacing, and focusing -- Final synthesis -- Afterword : a career in directing -- Appendixes
Summary Explains the role of a director from his first encounter with a play through casting, rehearsals, staging and shaping the play - A director's approach to Hamlet_
Analysis Theatre Directing
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 237) and index
Notes Also issued online
SUBJECT Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production -- Oregon.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- Oregon.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet.
Subject Theater -- Production and direction.
LC no. 84015047
ISBN 0132149095 (paperback)
9780132149099 (paperback)