Actors Talk About Shakespeare

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  • Copyright: 2009-10-30
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corp
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Even today, Shakespeare's plays continue to challenge celebrated actors to hone their skills and electrify audiences. Kevin Kline declared that "if you let two or three years go without playing Shakespeare, you begin to realize that it uses a different muscle group in your head."

Author Biography

Mary Z. Maher (Ashland, OR) is the author of the performance classic Modern Hamlets and Their Soliloquies and the biography Nicholas Pennell: Risking Enchantment, as well as numerous articles on Shakespeare in performance onstage and in film and television. After a teaching career at the University of Arizona, she retired as professor emerita to the home of the renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival and continues teaching, coaching, lecturing, and writing

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xiii
I Can Add Colors to the Chameleonp. 1
Fretted with Golden Firep. 31
Sweet Princep. 55
Sweet Are the Uses of Adversityp. 77
Her Infinite Varietyp. 103
Words, Words, Wordsp. 125
Our Revels Now Are Endedp. 153
Who Will Believe Thee, Isabel?p. 173
Mend Your Speech a Littlep. 193
I Met a Fool i' the Forestp. 213
Notesp. 227
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