Players of Shakespeare 2: Further Essays in Shakespearean Performance by Players with the Royal Shakespeare Company by Russell Jackson | 9780521389037 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Players of Shakespeare 2: Further Essays in Shakespearean Performance by Players with the Royal Shakespeare Company

Players of Shakespeare 2: Further Essays in Shakespearean Performance by Players with the Royal Shakespeare Company

by Russell Jackson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521389038

ISBN-13: 9780521389037

Pub. Date: 10/28/1989

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the second volume of essays by actors with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Fourteen actors describe the Shakespearean roles they played in productions between 1982 and 1987. A brief biographical note is provided for each of the contributors and an introduction places the essays in the context of the Stratford and London stages, and of the music and design

Overview

This is the second volume of essays by actors with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Fourteen actors describe the Shakespearean roles they played in productions between 1982 and 1987. A brief biographical note is provided for each of the contributors and an introduction places the essays in the context of the Stratford and London stages, and of the music and design for the particular productions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521389037
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1989
Series:
Players of Shakespeare Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
203
Sales rank:
438,020
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Foreword Russell Jackson; Introduction Daniel Massey; The Duke in Measure for Measure Edward Petherbridge; Armado in Love's Labour's Lost Ian McDiarmid; Shylock in The Merchant of Venice Fiona Shaw and Juliet Stevenson; Celia and Rosalind in As You Like It Alan Rickman; Jacques in As You Like It Zoe Wanamaker; Viola in Twelfth Night Kenneth Branagh; Henry V Roger Allam; Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet Niamh Cusack; Juliet in Romeo and Juliet Frances Barber; Ophelia in Hamlet Antony Sher; The Fool in King Lear Ben Kingsley; Othello David Suchet; Iago in Othello; Production credits; Further reading.

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