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  1. How to do Shakespeare

    By Adrian Noble

    'Adrian Noble vigorously highlights the extraordinary rhythmic, linguistic patterns Shakespeare gives the speaker. Any actor will find this book invaluable. For any student of Shakespeare it should be essential.' (From the Foreword by Ralph Fiennes) 'How can I bring the text alive, make it vivid,...

    Published November 27th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Style For Actors 2nd Edition

    A Handbook for Moving Beyond Realism

    By Robert Barton

    "Style is a journey from tourist to native. It is living in the world of the play, not just visiting it." - from Chapter One Anyone who has ever struggled with capes, fans, swords, doublets and crinolines should make Style for Actors 2nd Edition their constant companion. Robert Barton has...

    Published September 4th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Acting from Shakespeare's First Folio

    Theory, Text and Performance

    By Don Weingust

    Acting from Shakespeare's First Folio examines a series of techniques for reading and performing Shakespeare's plays that are based on the texts of the first ‘complete’ volume of Shakespeare's works: the First Folio of 1623. Do extra syllables in a line suggest how it might be played? Can Folio...

    Published September 20th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Pronouncing Shakespeare's Words

    By Dale Coye

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 4th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Theatres of Moliere

    By Gerry McCarthy, Gerry Mccarthy

    Series: Theatre Production Studies

    Moliere's plays are the cornerstone of the French Classical dramatic repertoire. Adapted and exploited in his day by dramatists of the English Restoration, they are now again growing in popularity. In this detailed and fascinating volume, Gerry McCarthy examines the practice and method of possibly...

    Published April 25th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Secrets of Acting Shakespeare

    The Original Approach

    By Patrick Tucker

    Secrets of Acting Shakespeare isn't a book that gently instructs. It's a passionate, yes-you-can designed to prove that anybody can act Shakespeare. By explaining how Elizabethan actors had only their own lines and not entire playscripts, Patrick Tucker shows how much these plays work by ear....

    Published November 16th 2001 by Routledge