Directing Plays, Directing People
"Directing Plays, Directing People" is a vivid, engaging, personal journey through the process of making theater, written from a director's perspective. Mary B. Robinson, an award-winning director whose career in both professional and university theater spans many decades, shares her own experience and adds perspective from a number of actors, playwrights, designers, and stage managers with whom she has collaborated over the years. This is a book for ALL theater lovers--for the curious theatergoer and seasoned professional as well as the aspiring theater artist.
Very evocative and inspiring. Anyone who is interested in how theater gets made should read this book. Most especially anyone who wants to direct theater should read it.
Cynthia Nixon, Tony Award-Winning Actress
An intelligent and very useful guide for both the professional and the casual theatre lover...
Edward Albee, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright