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BOOKS

Notes on Directing

Russell Reich

RRP: £9.99

10 August 2006

Published by Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781843545262

The notes collected together in this volume were gathered over Frank Hauser’s successful career as a theatre director. They document his teachings and his directions of such acting legends as Alec Guinness, Richard Burton, Sir Ian McKellen and Kevin Spacey. Russell Reich has combined Hauser’s notes with explanatory commentary, insightful quotes and helpful examples to provide a unique apprenticeship. Perfect for students and professionals, theatregoers or just plain enthusiasts, Notes on Directing offers an illuminating and witty commentary on human interaction and a thrilling glimpse into the hidden process of creating live theatre.

REVIEWS

If you need a practical manual of the craft, this book should be by your side.
Sir Richard Eyre

This book is a gem - witty and full of insight... compulsory reading for every aspiring director.
Dame Judi Dench

So sensible, so straightforward, so complete and so "right".
Edward Albee