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Acting in Restoration Comedy (Applause Acting Series)

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The art of acting in restoration comedy, the buoyant, often bowdy romps which celebrated the reopening of the English theatres after Cromwell's dour reign, is the subject of Simon Callow's bold investigation. There is cause again to celebrate as Callow, one of Britain's foremost actors, aims to restore the form to all its original voluptuous vigor. Callow shows the way to attain clarity and hilarity in some of the most delightful roles ever conceived for the theatre.

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Callow, one of Britain's foremost actors, shows the way to attain clarity and hilarity in some of the most delightful roles ever conceived for the theatre. With the text as his inspiration, he shapes an actor's sensibility, coaching a performance that will show full knowledge of the age.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557831194
Composer:
Aitken, Maria
Editor:
Aitken, Maria
Editor:
Aitken, Maria
Composer:
Callow, Simon
Author:
Callow, Simon
Publisher:
Applause Theatre & Cinema Book Publishers
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Acting & Auditioning
Subject:
Acting
Subject:
Comedy
Subject:
English drama
Subject:
English drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Songbooks - General
Subject:
Printed Music - General
Subject:
Drama-Acting
Copyright:
Series:
Applause Acting Series
Series Volume:
Bd. 149
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.73x5.37x.36 in. .35 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Callow, one of Britain's foremost actors, shows the way to attain clarity and hilarity in some of the most delightful roles ever conceived for the theatre. With the text as his inspiration, he shapes an actor's sensibility, coaching a performance that will show full knowledge of the age.
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