The Technique of Acting

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CHARACTER INDEX
Abraham, Romeo and Juliet, 72, 88, 256
Absolute Sir Anthony, The Rivals, 117, 118, 191, 194, 203
Absolute Captain, The Rivals, 117, 118, 191, 194, 203
Agamemnon, Agamemnon, 263
Amy, They Knew What They Wanted, 266
Antony, Julius Caesar, 205
Ariel, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 268
Arragon, Prince of, The Merchant of Venice, 222, 247
Aubrey, The Show Off, 221, 228
Aumerle, Richard II, 287
Bagot, Richard II, 284
Balthasar, Romeo and Juliet, 256
Banquo, Macbeth, 206, 224
Bassanio, The Merchant of Venice, 57- 59, 61, 64, 65, 70, 83, 247, 282
Benvolio, Romeo and Juliet, 32, 35-38, 42, 44, 47-49, 81, 88, 94, 257-259, 273
Bernardo, Hamlet, 74, 86, 91
Bianca, The Taming of the Shrew, 186
Biff, Death of a Salesman, 119-122
Bluntschli, Arms and the Man, 41, 138, 139, 145, 189, 190, 224
Bobby, Saturday's Children, 95-97, 185, 186, 200-202
Bolingbroke, Richard II, 129, 283, 284, 286-288
Boris, Boris Godunov, 209, 210
Brutus, Julius Caesar, 10-12, 60-63, 67, 81, 87, 107, 110, 111, 128, 152, 204-207, 223, 243, 245, 251, 282
Burgess, Candida, 39, 40, 52, 221
Bushy, Richard II, 284
Caesar, Julius Caesar, 10-13, 152, 204-206, 210, 243, 244, 282
Caliban, The Tempest, 268
Candida, Candida, 52, 188, 210
Capulet Lady, Romeo and Juliet, 36, 38, 39, 49, 50, 52, 101-104, 114-116, 128, 143, 227, 238, 251
Capulet Lord, Romeo and Juliet, 38, 42, 49, 101-104, 107, 109, 110, 114, 115, 128, 143, 227, 241, 247, 257
Carr, Winterset, 66, 67
Casca, Julius Caesar, 10, 244
Cassius, Julius Caesar, 15, 86, 87, 110, 111, 205, 206, 223, 243-245
Catherine, Arms and the Man, 41, 53, 66
Cimber, Julius Caesar, 10
Clytemnestra, Agamemnon, 234
Cymbeline, Cymbeline, 234
Cyrano, Cyrano de Bergerac, 17, 141, 142, 148, 149, 187, 188, 202, 235, 248, 249
Doolittle Liza, Pygmalion, 15
Esdras, Winterset, 236, 237, 249, 250
Fag, The Rivals, 193
Falstaff, The Merry Wives of Windsor, 15, 45, 187, 189
Fisher Amy, The Show Off, 228, 229
Fisher Joe, The Show Off, 228, 229
Fisher, Mr., The Show Off, 228, 229
Fisher, Mrs., The Show Off, 228, 229
Florrie, Saturday's Children, 95-97, 185
Ford Mistress, The Merry Wives of Windsor, 45, 46

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • How to Use This Book xiii
  • Contents xvii
  • Chapter 1 - The Nature of Technique 1
  • Chapter 2 - A Beginning Exercise 19
  • Chapter 3 - The Entrance 32
  • Chapter 4 - Phrasing Actions in Relation to Thoughts 54
  • Chapter 5 - Progressions 70
  • Chapter 6 - The Use of Techniques to Build a Climax 100
  • Chapter 7 - Timing 123
  • Chapter 8 - The Size of a Performance 150
  • Chapter 9 - Pointing 175
  • Chapter 10 - The Invention of Actions 204
  • Chapter 11 - Timing, Rhythm, Tempo, and Pace 230
  • Chapter 12 - Style 253
  • Chapter 13 - The Design of a Role 278
  • Character Index 295
  • Subject Index 299
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