Item description for The Theatre and You: A Beginning by Marsh Cassady...
Overview 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.
Citations And Professional Reviews 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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Studio: Meriwether Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.51" Width: 5.55" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2000
Publisher Meriwether Publishing
ISBN 0916260836 ISBN13 9780916260835
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More About Marsh Cassady
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.
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A must have! Aug 16, 2000
I borrowed this book from the library and ended up ordering it from this site.com. 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.