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On Directing has ratings and 11 reviews. Feliks said: A decent/adequate survey of all the basic theatrical principles –supported by a rich trove of. Harold Edgar Clurman (September 18, – September 9, ) was an American theatre The play’s success led Clurman to develop his directing style. On Directing by Harold Clurman – “A straightforward, tasteful, and articulate account of what it is to bring a play to palpitating life upon a stage” (The New.

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It is not a ‘how-to’ or a ‘manual’ of any kind. The underlying assumption of this book is that you are a director for a professional theater production. This is fully half the book: Seven Essays on Art and Theatre Paperback. Sim Lyriti rated it harkld was amazing Mar 27, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Product details Board book: Clurman’s detailed analysis of each main character in a play, from that character’s own perspective, was very helpful. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today!


InI worked in a play under the direction of Harold Clurman.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This is the most straightforward book on directing for the theater. It was also really clear and practical, without being too basic. Clurman goes through the entire process, from script-selection to opening night and critiques.

Harold Clurman was a great director, yet he wrote very openly and humbly, willingly sharing his great knowledge and experience of the theater with the reader.

The Group Theatre and the Thirties Open Preview See a Problem? This is a great inspirer to directing actors and being prepared for a play or film. I don’t believe that everyone needs to be a “Harold Clurman” and how many people actually recognize that name anymore?

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Andy Albers rated it it was ok Mar 03, Showing of 25 reviews. I found Harold Clurman’s book for cheap at a bookstore and figured, “Why not? To ask other readers questions about On Directingplease sign up.

Xirecting also used Richard Boleslavsky’s technique of identifying the “spine,” or main action, of each character, then using those to determine the spine of the play. I was assured that a form would result from the work we were doing.


On Directing

They may be constrained by factors not present in the productions that Clurman discusses. And what degree is that?

Some Observations on the Art of Directing Paperback. Its all pretty much old-hat at this point. A Sense of Direction: He attended Columbia and, at the age of 20, moved to France to clurmaan at the University of Paris.

This book is the best book I’ve read about the subtle art of theatrical direction. I go clurmman and forth between this book and Thomas A. The Group Theatre and the Thirties. In this classic guide to directing, we are taken logically from the choice of the play right through ever aspect of its production to performances and beyond.