Thursday, September 9, 2010

Read the play

Every piece of theatrical advice and instruction that I have ever come across always begins with
the same three words – read the play.

It seems so obvious – how can you possibly act, direct, produce or stage manage a play that you
haven’t read? Yet there are a great many people who call themselves theatre professionals who
don’t bother to read a play before they begin rehearsals or start working on some technical
element. These are often the people who... (click here to read the entire article)

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