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The Tricks of the Trade
     

The Tricks of the Trade

by Dario Fo
 

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Clown, political activist, playwright, actor: Dario Fo is an unclassifiable genius of the modern theatre. In his "mini-manual for actors," Fo lays bare the tools of his craft. With the assistance of his wife, playwright Franca Rame, he explains how text, song, humor,

mime and political intelligence can be fused into brilliant "popular theatre."

Fo and his

Overview

Clown, political activist, playwright, actor: Dario Fo is an unclassifiable genius of the modern theatre. In his "mini-manual for actors," Fo lays bare the tools of his craft. With the assistance of his wife, playwright Franca Rame, he explains how text, song, humor,

mime and political intelligence can be fused into brilliant "popular theatre."

Fo and his feminist wife Franca Rame, the book illuminates the secrets of Fo's unique art. . . Filled with personal anecdotes and insights about the history of comic theater, Tricks of the Trade is a joy to read (Octopus (Champaign, IL) - Dec. 18, 1998)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780413664402
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
4.98(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Dario Fo is the winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Literature. He and Franca Rame live in Italy.

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