Staging Shakespearean Theatre: The Essential Guide to Selecting, Interpreting, Producing and Directing Shakespeare

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Suggested Readings

Shakespeare

Aagesen, Colleen, and Margie Blumberg. Shakespeare for Kids. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 1999.

Bishop, T.G. Shakespeare and the Theatre of Wonder. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Bloom, Harold. Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human. New York: Riverhead Books, 1998.

Crowl, Samuel. Shakespeare Observed: Studies in Performance on Stage and Screen. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1992.

Fraser, Russell. Young Shakespeare. New York: Columbia University Press, 1988.

Kennedy, Dennis. Looking at Shakespeare. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Miola, Robert S. Shakespeare and Classical Tragedy. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992.

Reese, M.M. Shakespeare: His World and His Work. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1980.

Rowse, A.L. Shakespeare the Man. New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, 1973.

Sams, Eric. The Real Shakespeare. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1995.

Schoenbaum, S. Shakespeare: The Globe and the World. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.

———. William Shakespeare: A Documentary Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 1975.

———. William Shakespeare: Records and Images. New York: Oxford University Press, 1981.

Thomson, Peter. Shakespeare’s Professional Career. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.

Wagenknecht, Edward. The Personality of Shakespeare. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1972.


Shakespeare’s Plays in Single Editions

The Arden Shakespeare

The New Folger Library Edition of Shakespeare’s Plays

The New Penguin Shakespeare

The New Variorum Shakespeare

The Newly Revised Signet Classic Shakespeare Series

Samuel French’s Acting Editions


Music in Shakespeare’s Plays

Long, John H. Shakespeare’s Use of Music. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1971.

Naylor, Edward Woodall, ed. Shakespeare Music: Music of the Period. New York: Da Capo Press, 1973.

Noble, Richmond. Shakespeare’s Use of Song. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1966.

Seng, Peter J. The Vocal Songs in the Plays of Shakespeare. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967.

Sternfeld, F.W. Music in Shakespearean Tragedy. London: Roudedge and Kegan Paul Limited, 1963.

Vincent, Charles, ed. Fifty Shakspere Songs. Boston: Oliver Ditson Company, 1906.


Directing

Benedetti, Robert L. The Director at Work. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1985.

Berry, Ralph. On Directing Shakespeare: Interviews with Contemporary Directors. London: Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 1989.

Brook, Peter. The Empty Space. New York: Avon Books, 1968.

———. The Shifting Point. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1987.

Dean, Alexander, and Lawrence Carra. Fundamentals of Play Directing. 4th ed. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980.

Jones, David Richard. Great Directors at Work. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986.

Hodge, Francis. Play Directing. 3rd ed. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1988.

Leiter, Samuel L. The Great Stage Directors. New York: Facts on File, Inc., 1994.

Loney, Glenn, ed. Staging Shakespeare: Seminars on Production Problems. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1990.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • About the Author v
  • Table of Contents vi
  • Preface viii
  • Part One - Introduction 1
  • Part Two - Preparing to Direct a Shakespearean Play 9
  • Part Three - From Auditions through Performances 31
  • Part Four - Preparing and Directing Romeo and Juliet 54
  • Appendix - Other Important Plays by Shakespeare 161
  • Suggested Readings 179
  • Index 182
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