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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But if you pause here , it begins to sound slightly unnatural : “ Thy mother plays and I ... ( pause ) . .. Play too . " And yet to stress it in that way might tell us something about Leontes . Well , of course you could stress it that ...
Because Shakespeare is a great poet , an audience has as much right to expect us to be faithful to his text as they would to hear an orchestra play the right notes in the right time . That's obvious . But the truth is that the verse and ...
play by some of the characters , but of course that doesn't mean that Shakespeare himself approves of what they're saying . There are two other Jews in the play , Shylock's daughter , Jessica , and Tubal ; Shakespeare doesn't take an ...
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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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