BeschreibungThis is the fifth volume of essays by actors with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre on their interpretations of major Shakespearian roles. The twelve essays discuss fourteen roles in twelve different productions between 1999 and 2002, including The Comedy of Errors, A Midsummer Nights Dream and Antony and Cleopatra. The contributors are Philip Voss, Ian Hughes, Aidan McArdle, Zoë Waites, Matilda Ziegler, Alexandra Gilbreath, Antony Sher, David Tennant, Michael Pennington, Simon Russell Beale, Richard McCabe, Frances de la Tour and the late Nigel Hawthorne.
InhaltsverzeichnisPreface; Introduction Robert Smallwood; Prospero in The Tempest Philip Voss; Dromio of Syracuse in The Comedy of Errors Ian Hughes; Puck (and Philostrate) in A Midsummer Night's Dream Aidan McArdle; Viola and Olivia in Twelfth Night Zoe Waites and Matilda Ziegler; Hermione in The Winter's Tale Alexandra Gilbreath; Leontes in The Winter's Tale, and Macbeth Antony Sher; Romeo in Romeo and Juliet David Tennant; Timon of Athens Michael Pennington; Hamlet Simon Russell Beale; King Lear Nigel Hawthorne; Iago in Othello Richard McCabe; Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra Frances de la Tour.
PortraitRobert Smallwood is Honorary Fellow of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon and was, until his retirement in 2001, Head of Education at the Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Pressestimmen'...these accounts allow a rare opportunity to feel as well as read a character.' Plays International 'The best efforts in this series are first rate.' Contemporary Review
Untertitel: 'Players of Shakespeare'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2003
Seitenanzahl: 244 Seiten