Playing Shakespeare: An Actor's Guide
Anchor Books, 1984 - 265 halaman
Now in its first American edition, Playing Shakespeare is the premier guide to understanding and appreciating the mastery of the world's greatest playwright.
Together with Royal Shakespeare Company actors–among them Patrick Stewart, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ben Kingsley, and David Suchet–John Barton demonstrates how to adapt Elizabethan theater for the modern stage. The director begins by explicating Shakespeare's verse and prose, speeches and soliloquies, and naturalistic and heightened language to discover the essence of his characters. In the second section, Barton and the actors explore nuance in Shakespearean theater, from evoking irony and ambiguity and striking the delicate balance of passion and profound intellectual thought, to finding new approaches to playing Shakespeare's most controversial creation, Shylock, from The Merchant of Venice. A practical and essential guide, Playing Shakespeare will stand for years as the authoritative favorite among actors, scholars, teachers, and students.
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Perhaps he coins them deliberately , or perhaps he is showing off or trying to score or stress a point . Or maybe he's just trying to round something off at the end of a speech . I suppose we'd agree that though we may be clear about ...
Perhaps Shakespeare deliberately built in a bit of comedy by writing in a pause there after the short line “ Like the old age . ” But let me say one thing about the song . Its nature is of course described by Orsino himself : it is ...
VIOLA : Say that some lady , as perhaps there is , Hath for your love as great a pang of heart As you have for Olivia . You cannot love her . You tell her so . Must she not then be answered ? ( Pause . ) ORSINO : There is no woman's ...
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Walking the boards in a play by the Bard can be one of the most rewarding and frightening experiences of an actor's life. Drawing on 35 years' experience as associate director of the Royal Shakespeare ... Baca ulasan lengkap
The Two Traditions Elizabethan and Modern Acting
Using the Verse Heightened and Naturalistic Verse
Language and Character Making the Words Ones Own
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