The Actor's Art: Conversations with Contemporary American Stage Performers / Edition 1

The Actor's Art: Conversations with Contemporary American Stage Performers / Edition 1

by Richard A. Davison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813528739

ISBN-13: 9780813528731

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Biographies are so much more than lists of teachers, roles, and awards. The Actor’s Art conveys stories about numerous productions, insight about becoming and being an actor, and opinions about issues such as color-blind casting and the future of theatre. Together, these conversations form lively, thought-provoking sketches of such stars as Hume Cronyn

Overview

Biographies are so much more than lists of teachers, roles, and awards. The Actor’s Art conveys stories about numerous productions, insight about becoming and being an actor, and opinions about issues such as color-blind casting and the future of theatre. Together, these conversations form lively, thought-provoking sketches of such stars as Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy, Ruby Dee, Julie Harris, Cherry Jones, James Earl Jones, Stacy Keach, Nathan Lane, and Jason Robards. The Actor’s Art demonstrates the value of listening, and the pleasures of reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813528731
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
About the Interviewsxvii
Zoe Caldwell1
Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy20
Blythe Danner40
Ruby Dee55
George Grizzard70
Julie Harris88
Eileen Heckart107
Cherry Jones124
James Earl Jones143
Stacy Keach156
Shirley Knight172
Nathan Lane188
Jason Robards205
Maureen Stapleton226
Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson238
Index261

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