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1Title:  La pratique du théâtre: und andere Schriften zur Doctrine classique   
 Creator:  Aubignac, François-Hédelinabbé d', 1604-1676 | Neuschäfer, Hans-Jörg | Sweetser, Marie Odile 
 Publication:  Slatkine Reprints, Genève, 1971. 
 Notes:  "Nachdruck der dreibändigen Ausgabe Amsterdam 1715." Includes bibliographical references (pages xxviii-xxix). 
 Extent:  3 volumes in 1 : illustrations ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Drama | Acting | Classical drama -- History and criticism | Acting | Classical drama | Drama | Criticism, interpretation, etc

Collection:  Newberry Library 
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2Title:  King Lear in Brooklyn   
 Creator:  Pennington, Michael, 1943- | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Oberon Books Ltd, London, 2016. 
 Notes:  Includes index. What is King Lear really thinking? What has made his daughters what they are? What does his mysterious Fool dream about? What really lies behind the familiar lines of Shakespeare's great tragedy? Michael Pennington appeared triumphantly as King Lear in New York in 2014 and repeats the part in a major UK tour in 2016. As well as giving an enthralling account of the circumstances and fortunes of the New York production, he dispels the idea of this great play as something forbidding and remote by bringing its characters vividly into the present in their contemporary voices to explain their reactions, strategies, struggles and setbacks. This counterpoint of Shakespeare's play seen from this point of view with the earthly story of the actor working in Brooklyn with real people is uncanny and beautiful. Pennington's account is also funny, highly personal and deeply illuminating, both honest and scholarly. Invaluable for theatre practitioners, theatregoers and all lovers of Shakespeare, KING LEAR IN BROOKLYN is the work of one of our very finest actor-writers at the top of his game. 
 Extent:  xii, 274 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm 
 Subjects:  Pennington, Michael, -- 1943- | Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- New York (State) -- New York | Acting | Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- King Lear -- Criticism and interpretation | Pennington, Michael, 1943- | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 | Acting | Criticism, interpretation, etc

Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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3Title:  The Shakespeare masterclasses   
 Creator:  Destro, Ron 
 Notes:  Includes index. "The Shakespeare Masterclasses is a collection of rare interviews from many of the world's most renowned Shakespearean actors, exploring their varied approaches to topics including character creation, script analysis, acting for the stage and the camera, rehearsal, preparation, and collaboration. Ron Destro's insightful and revealing conversations with thirteen accomplished artists provide the reader with the invaluable experience of sitting in the classroom with each of these masters. A selection of Shakespeare plays including Hamlet, The Winter's Tale, King Lear and The Tempest are examined to explore antithesis, line-endings, rhyme and meter, method acting and the artistry of a good director. In addition to critical analysis of their vocation, the actors weave through personal and humorous anecdotes and favourite acting moments, and offer useful movement and vocal exercises. This book offers a lens into the creative process of world-acclaimed actors to expose an abundance of tips, tools and fascinating stories about the acting profession that will be of crucial interest to acting students, directors, drama teachers, Shakespeare performance scholars and general theatre fans more broadly"-- 
 Extent:  xiii, 197 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm 
 Subjects:  Shakespearean actors and actresses -- Interviews | Theatrical producers and directors -- Interviews | Acting | Acting | Shakespearean actors and actresses | Theater | Theatrical producers and directors | Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production | Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 | Criticism, interpretation, etc | Interviews

Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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4Title:  La pratique du theatre   
 Creator:  Aubignac, François-Hédelinabbé d', 1604-1676 | Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733 | Bernard, Jean-Frédéric, 1683?-1744 | Aubignac, François-Hédelinabbé d', 1604-1676 | Ménage, Gilles, 1613-1692 | Francis J. Crowley Collection (Newberry Library) 
 Publication:  Chez Jean Frederic Bernard, A Amsterdam, 1715. 
 Notes:  Engraved frontispiece of Apollo and the muses Melpomene and Thalia in each volume, signed: B. Picart. Title vignette (printer's device; motto: L'immortalité). Title pages printed in red and black; initials; head- and tail-pieces. "Contenant le Discours de Menage sur la troisiéme comédie de Terence"--Tome 2 title page. "Contenant Terence justifié, ou, Deux dissertations sur l'art du theatre ..."--Tome 3 title page. Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  3 v. in 2 : illustrations ; 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Drama -- Technique -- Early works to 1800 | Acting -- Early works to 1800 | Terence -- Criticism and interpretation | Terence | Acting | Drama Technique | Criticism, interpretation, etc | Netherlands 1715 Imprints

Collection:  Newberry Library 
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5Title:  Spectrums of Shakespearean crossdressing: the art of performing women   
 Creator:  Bailey Parker, Courtney | Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. "Since young male players were the norm during the English Renaissance, were all cross-dressed performances of female characters played with the same degree of seriousness? Probably not. Spectrums of representation in Shakespearean crossdressing examines these varied types of female characters in English Renaissance drama, drawing from a range of play texts themselves in order to investigate if evidence exists for varying performance practices for male-to-female crossdressing. This book argues for a reading of the representation of female characters on the English Renaissance stage that not only suggests categorizing crossdressing along a spectrum of theatrical artifice, but also explores how this range of artifice enriches our understanding of the plays. The scholarship surrounding cross-dressing rarely makes this distinction, since in our study of early modern plays we tend to accept as a matter of course that all crossdressing was essentially the same. The basis of Spectrums of representation in Shakespearean crossdressing is that it was not"-- 
 Extent:  156 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism | Gender identity in literature | English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism | Cross-dressing in literature | Sex role in literature | Acting | English drama Early modern and Elizabethan | Sex in the theater | Criticism, interpretation, etc | History

Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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