Notes on DirectingRussell Reich
10 August 2006
Published by Atlantic Books
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.
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".