The Theatre quotation book : a treasury of insights and insults / collected and edited by Russell Vandenbroucke ; foreword by Tony Kushner

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Subjects: Theater--Quotations, maxims, etc
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st Limelight ed
Published: New York : Limelight Editions, 2001
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: xviii, 244 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Tony Kushner
Preface
Prologue: Art's Nature and Purpose 1
Scene 1. The Theatre World ... and America 9
Scene 2. Theatre's Purpose ... and Its Opponents 19
Scene 3. Writing Plays 34
Scene 4. Genres - Tragedy, Comedy, Musicals, and More 53
Scene 5. Training 80
Scene 6. Acting 97
Scene 7. Acting in Companies ... and Alone 109
Scene 8. Designing Ways 117
Entr'acte: Backstage Whispers 127
Scene 1. Transforming Page to Stage 133
Scene 2. Encountering the Audience 157
Scene 3. Opening Nights ... and Critics 173
Scene 4. Commercial Success 186
Scene 5. Resident Theatres 199
Scene 6. Raising Money and Leading Theatres 210
Epilogue: The Fabulous Invalid Endures 227
Cast of Characters 233
Additional Authors: Vandenbroucke, Russell
Notes: LCCN: 2001029886
ISBN: 0879109599
Includes index
OCLC Number: 46969846
ISBN/ISSN: 0879109599