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On playing Shakespeare

advice and commentary from actors and actresses of the past

by Leigh Woods

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.,
  • Acting -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-223) and index.

    StatementLeigh Woods.
    SeriesContributions in drama and theatre studies,, no. 37
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3112 .W66 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 229 p. :
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1864856M
    ISBN 100313278237
    LC Control Number90022817

      The book is full of revelations: Shakespeare’s most prolific swearer is the Irish MacMorris in Henry V, which leads Kerrigan into an ingenious account of Ireland’s place in the play.   Playing Shakespeare by Barton, John, , in English - 1st Anchor books ed. cccc. Borrow Listen. Download for print-disabled 2. Playing Shakespeare , Methuen in association with Channel Four Television Co. in English aaaa. Checked Out. Download for print-disabled Cited by: 6.

    Now in its first American edition, Playing Shakespeare is the premier guide to understanding and appreciating the mastery of the world's greatest er 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.4/5(2). "Playing Shakespeare's Lovers examines Shakespeare's romantic characters from multiple perspectives. Contributing actors, directors, educators and scholars bring diverse and wide-ranging insights into the motives, context, history and challenges of performing Shakespeare.

    Thou play'dst most foully for't: yet it was said It should not stand in thy posterity, But that myself should be the root and father Of many kings. If there come truth from them--As upon thee, Macbeth, their speeches shine--Why, by the verities on thee made good, May they not be my oracles as well, And set me up in hope? But hush! no more. Get this from a library! Playing with Shakespeare. [John Clark, director of NIDA.] -- Looks at all aspects of Shakespeare and his plays, with insights and information and provides an approach to teaching Shakespeare's plays that generates a sense of fun and enjoyment. Includes.


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This book is largely a transcription of the television series, Playing Shakespeare. It's really best read as a companion to the series, which has recently been released on DVD.

In the book form, you get all of the analysis and instruction, but don't actually get the experience of seeing and hearing the actors playing the lines/5.

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 by: 6. It is also in book form, 'Playing Shakespeare' by John Barton, and has just been reissued by the RSC and Methuen Drama.

The new edition also includes a dvd for both region 1 & 2 in which John interviews Ian Mckellen, Judi Dench, Patrick Stewart and Jane Lapotaire, four of those originally involved in the broadcast.

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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/5().

The Plays of William Shakespeare - YourDictionary. His book, Playing Shakespeare, is a transcript of his televised workshops with some of our finest Shakespearean actors: Peggy Ashcroft, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ben Kingsley, Patrick Stewart and David Suchet.

"What the programmes and published text reveal, is the method and principle approach of acting Shakespeare which has been fundamental to Reviews:   The play was possibly a collaboration between Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe, another Elizabethan dramatist who is best known for his tragedy "Doctor Faustus." Shakespeare's last play is believed to be "The Two Noble Kinsmen," a tragicomedy co-written with John Fletcher inthree years before Shakespeare's death.

Students can perform the play in language familiar to them while incorporating Shakespeare’s most famous lines. -dbklover – Homeschool Educator I recently received my copy of Brendan Kelso’s Shakespeare’s Macbeth for Kids, and I can’t wait to use it in my classroom (6th/7th language arts).

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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 Complete Works of William Shakespeare (37 plays, sonnets and 5 Poetry Books With Active Table of Contents) by William Shakespeare out of 5 stars   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/5(47). This book reviews the "playing" of Shakespeare in which there is a re-staging and a re-writing -- through adaptation, appropriation, or acculturation -- of the Western Shakespeare into the gestural, symbolic, stylized, or ritualized worlds of Asian theatre languages.3/5(2).

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.

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It is Shakespeare's shortest tragedy and is believed to have been written sometime between and The earliest account of a performance of what was probably Shakespeare's play is Aprilwhen Simon Forman recorded seeing such a play at the Globe Theatre.

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Watch a play, a movie, or listen to audio recordings of Shakespeare’s work. Do this after you’ve read the play on your own. If you have finished reading one of Shakespeare's more popular plays, there is a very good chance it has been produced into a film%(69).

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His extant works, including collaborations, consist of some 39 plays, sonnets, two long narrative. Radical Shakespeare: Politics and Stagecraft in the Early Career (Routledge Studies in Shakespeare Book 6) out of 5 stars (1) Kindle Edition.

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On Playing Shakespeare takes advantage of the long tradition of Shakespearean acting by offering a rich treasury of writings by noted actors who have essayed Shakespearean roles in the past.

The perspectives of these thespians offer comprehensive exposure to the challenges of acting in Shakespeare's plays and are emblematic of theatre Cited by: 3.