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Author Jones, David Richard

Title Great directors at work : Stanislavsky, Brecht, Kazan, Brook / David Richard Jones
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, c1986
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Contents Konstantin Stanislavsky and The seagull : the paper stage -- Bertolt Brecht and Couragemodell 1949 : meaning in detail -- Elia Kazan and A streetcar named Desire : a director at work -- Peter Brook and Marat/Sade : workshop and production
Summary This scholarly and detailed work attempts to create an understanding of the process of directing by intensive study of four important productions. Jones shows how the notes Stanislavsky made on The Seagull before beginning rehearsal shaped his 1898 production into a seminal example of realism. He describes the detailed workbook Brecht prepared from three different stagings of Mother Courage and Her Children from 1948 to 1951. Elia Kazan's 1947 A Streetcar Named Desire is studied as a commercial production that retained artistic integrity. Peter Brook's Marat/Sade exemplifies experimental theat
Analysis Theatre Directing - Case studies
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 265-280
Notes Includes index
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Subject Stanislavsky, Konstantin, 1863-1938.
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956 -- Knowledge and learning
Kazan, Elia.
Brook, Peter, 1925-2022
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Chaĭka.
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956. Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder.
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Streetcar named Desire.
Weiss, Peter, 1916-1982. Verfolgung und Ermordung Jean Paul Marats.
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956.
Brook, Peter, 1925-
Kazan, Elia.
Stanislavsky, Konstantin, 1863-1938.
Brecht, Bertolt 1898-1956 Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder
Brook, Peter 1925-
Kazan, Elia 1909-2003
Stanislavskij, Konstantin Sergeevič 1863-1938
Weiss, Peter 1916-1982 Die Verfolgung und Ermordung Jean Paul Marats
Williams, Tennessee 1911-1983 A streetcar named desire
Čechov, Anton Pavlovič 1860-1904 Čajka
Stanislavskij, Konstantin Sergeevič.
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956.
Kazan, Elia, 1909-2003.
Brook, Peter, 1925-
Čechov, Anton, 1860-1904.
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.
Weiss, Peter, 1916-1982.
Stanislavskij, Konstantin S.
Čechov, Anton P. Čajka.
Kazan, Elia.
Williams, Tennessee. A streetcar named desire.
Brook, Peter.
Weiss, Peter. Verfolgung und Ermordung Jean Paul Marats.
Brecht, Bertolt. Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder.
Chaĭka (Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich)
Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder (Brecht, Bertolt)
Streetcar named Desire (Williams, Tennessee)
Verfolgung und Ermordung Jean Paul Marats (Weiss, Peter)
A streetcar named desire
Theater -- Production and direction.
Theatrical producers and directors -- Biography
24.12 drama direction, technique and acting.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- General.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Theater -- General.
Performing arts.
Theater -- Production and direction.
Theatrical producers and directors.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021697013
ISBN 9780520908574