Musicals! : directing school and community theatre / Robert Boland and Paul Argentini

Author(s): Boland, Robert, 1925-
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Subjects: Musicals--Production and direction
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1997
LC Classification: M, MT
Physical Description: xxv, 202 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Table of Contents: Illustrations
Foreword / William Gibson
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1. Is It Theatre? 3
Ch. 2. Get a Script! 9
Ch. 3. Making Choices 15
Ch. 4. Planning the Production 19
Ch. 5. The Theatre - A Seeing Place 27
Ch. 6. The Prompt Book 37
Ch. 7. Beat the Script! 43
Ch. 8. Blocking and Motivation 51
Ch. 9. The Stage Picture 71
Ch. 10. Auditions and Casting 77
Ch. 11. Beginning Rehearsals 85
Ch. 12. Learning Blocking 89
Ch. 13. Conducting Rehearsals 91
Ch. 14. Rehearsal Techniques 95
Ch. 15. The Musical Number 103
Ch. 16. Choreography 115
Ch. 17. Setting the Stage 121
Ch. 18. The Costumes 139
Ch. 19. Lighting the Show 149
Ch. 20. Small Things Count 157
Ch. 21. Getting the Word Out 167
Ch. 22. Mounting the Show 171
Appendix: "Musicals! The Perfect Medicine!" 175
Selected Reading List 177
Glossary 181
Index 193
About the Authors 201
Additional Authors: Argentini, Paul, 1926-
Notes: LCCN: 97011996 /MN
ISBN: 0810833239 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-180) and index
OCLC Number: 36746385
ISBN/ISSN: 0810833239