Synopses & Reviews
The most comprehensive and wide-ranging sourcebook on the role of the theatre director ever devised
"Re: Direction" is an extraordinary resource for practitioners and students of directing. It provides a collection of ground-breaking interviews, primary sources and essays on 20th century directing theories and practices around the world. Helpfully organized into four key areas of the subject, the book explores * Theories of directing * The boundaries of the director's role * The limits of categorization * The history of the theatre and performance art
Exceptionally useful and thought-provoking introductory essays by editors Schneider and Cody guide through the wealth of material included here. "Re: Direction" is the kind of book anyone interested in theatre history should own, and which will prove and indispensable toolkit for a lifetime of study.