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True and False: Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor

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Iconoclastic playwright, screenwriter, and director David Mamet shows actors how to undertake auditions and rehearsals, how to deal with agents and directors, and how to engage audiences.

About the Author

 

David Mamet was born in Chicago in 1947. He studied at Goddard College in Vermont and at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theater in New York. He has taught at Goddard College, the Yale Drama School, and New York University, and lectures at the Atlantic Theater Company, of which he is a founding member. He is the author of the acclaimed plays The Cryptogram, Oleanna, Speed-the-Plow, Glengarry Glen Ross, American Buffalo, and Sexual Perversity in Chicago. He has also written screenplays for such films as House of Games and the Oscar-nominated The Verdict, as well as The Spanish Prisoner, The Winslow Boy, and Wag the Dog. His plays have won the Pulitzer Prize and the Obie Award.

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679772644
Author:
Mamet, David
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
American
Subject:
American drama (dramatic works by one author)
Subject:
Acting & Auditioning
Subject:
Acting
Subject:
Drama-Acting
Subject:
acting;theatre;drama
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
no. 298
Publication Date:
19990231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.97x5.12x.43 in. .36 lbs.

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