Routledge – 2001 – 208 pages
Theatre Sound includes a brief history of the use of sound in the theatre, discussions of musicals, sound effects, and the recording studio, and even an introduction to the physics and math of sound design. A bibliography and online reference section make this the new essential work for students of theatre and practicing sound designers.
John A. Leonard has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Based in London, he also designs sound for such theatres as the Almedia, the Donmar, the Old Vic, and the Royal National Theatre.