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Classical Monologues : From Aeschylus to Bernard Shaw : Older Men's Roles - Leon Katz

Classical Monologues

From Aeschylus to Bernard Shaw : Older Men's Roles

By: Leon Katz (Editor)


Published: 1st November 2002
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(Applause Books). Sure to become a mainstay of any actor's shelf, Applause is pleased to present the first two volumes of Leon Katz's monumental monologue collection. Covering the full scope of Western Drama, from the Greeks to the 20th Century, these two volumes contain over 250 monologues from sources other than Shakespeare's plays. The works range from the famous to the little-known, covering over 2,000 years of theatrical history. Katz provides an introduction to each monologue that provides an informative and critical context for actors, directors, students and teachers, but are also of relevance to general readers. Each volume is organized into Tragedy/Drama and Comedy divisions, and the monologues are helpfully arranged by period as well as chronologically. Also, the monologues are fully footnooted afor unfamiliar references and definitions and the bibliography provides exhaustive listings of sources for all the plays from which the monologues have been drawn. Simply put, these two volumes are a must for actors, directors, teachers and students of classical theatre!

ISBN: 9781557835765
ISBN-10: 1557835764
Series: Classical Monologues : Book 2
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 376
Published: 1st November 2002
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 16.5 x 12.7  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.39