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The Theatre and You: A Beginning [Paperback]

By Marsh Cassady (Author)
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An introduction to the theater, covering such topics as writing a play, choosing a cast, acting techniques, directing, and more

Publishers Description
The fascinating world of the theatre is explored in this comprehensive new text by a director/playwright/author of distinction. Fifteen chapters present a complete overview of acting, directing, playwriting, scenery, lighting, costumes and the history of theatre. Abundant photos and Illustrations are used to explain each of the key concepts. Included are several plays and scenes to allow students to "flesh out" characters and gain perspective of various types of dramatic works. Playwrights include Shakespeare, Ibsen, Wilde and several well-known contemporary writers. Five parts: Getting Acquainted with Theatre, Directing, Design, Acting, A History of the Theatre.

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The Theatre and You: A Beginning by Marsh Cassady has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Booklist - 11/01/1992 page 497

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Meriwether Publishing
Pages   256
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.51" Width: 5.55" Height: 0.63"
Weight:   0.8 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 1, 2000
Publisher   Meriwether Publishing
ISBN  0916260836  
ISBN13  9780916260835  

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More About Marsh Cassady

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Cassady is a former actor/director and university professor with a PhD in theatre. He is fiction/drama editor of Crazyquilt Quarterly. While teaching at Montclair State he started a program of workshops, classes and special projects in playwriting. He has written more than 40 books including novels, short stories, drama collections, haiku, biography, and books on theatre and storytelling.

Marsh Cassady was born in 1936.

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A must have!  Aug 16, 2000
I borrowed this book from the library and ended up ordering it from this I was starting a theater group and this book was extremely helpful and insightful. There is very practical information from cover to cover. The theater group ended up doing an exceptional production of which I owe Mr. Cassady a word of thanks.

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