Shakespeare On Theatre by William ShakespeareShakespeare On Theatre by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare On Theatre

byWilliam ShakespeareEditorNick de Somogyi

Paperback | May 12, 2012

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Shakespeare was a man of the theatre to his core, so it is no surprise that he repeatedly contemplated the nuts and bolts of his craft in his plays and poems.Shakespeare scholar Nick de Somogyi here draws together all the cherishable set pieces â?? including â??All the worldâ??s a stage,â?? Hamletâ??s encounters with the Players, and Bottomâ??s amateur theatricals â?? along with many other oblique but no less revealing glances, and further insights into theatre practice by Shakespeareâ??s contemporaries and rivals.De Somogyiâ??s informed commentary takes us through the entire process of a playâ??s theatrical production, from its casting and auditions, via rehearsals, costumes, and props, to its premiere and audience reception.Shakespeare on Theatre eavesdrops on the urgently whispered noises-off in the â??tiring-houseâ?? and inhales the heady aroma of the Globeâ??s first audiences.
William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Gra...
Title:Shakespeare On TheatreFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 8.4 × 5.43 × 0.75 inPublished:May 12, 2012Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:184842079X

ISBN - 13:9781848420793