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The Stage directions guide to musical theater

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Published by Heinemann in Portsmouth, NH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musical theater -- Production and direction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes evaluative bibliography and videography (p. 143-152.

    Other titlesGuide to musical theater, Stage directions (West Sacramento, Calif.)
    Statementedited by Stephen Peithman and Neil Offen.
    SeriesHeinemann"s Stage directions series
    ContributionsPeithman, Stephen., Offen, Neil.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT955 .S69 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 154 p. ;
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3949267M
    ISBN 100325003491
    LC Control Number2001039906

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STAGE DIRECTIONS All stage directions appear in parentheses, inches from the left edge of the page. Each line of stage directions on the page should not extend past approximately inches before wrapping to the next line. Character names are always capitalized in stage directions. Here’s the golden rule about stage Size: 40KB.

An Introduction to the World of Theater A friendly and practical guide to the stage, The Essentials of Theater The Stage directions guide to musical theater book prepare actors and crew for their next show.

Perfect for college students in theater programs, as well as community theater troupes, this book covers all the bases—from a brief history on theater over the centuries and basic terminology to tips on interpreting scripts Author: Lisa Mulcahy.

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Stage directions include center stage, stage right, stage left, upstage, and downstage. These guide the actors to one of the nine sections of the stage named after the center and four directions. Stage directions serve many functions, but their primary purpose is to guide actors' movements on the stage, called blocking.

These notations in the script, written by the playwright and set aside with brackets, tell the actors where to sit, stand, move about, enter, and : Wade Bradford. The Stage Directions Guide to Musical Theatre. Heinemann: Portsmouth, NH, A concise, helpful book for budding directors or producers of amateur theatre, with guidance on picking musicals, securing rights, working with a budget and more.

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This part of the script describes what happens on stage during a scene, including the entrances, exits, major movements and blocking of characters, technical changes and special effects.

A stage direction must be indented 2 inches from the left. It must also use a 1-inch margin on the right. Enclose your stage directions in parentheses. COSTUME: The clothing worn by characters on stage.

CUE: In technical terms, the trigger (be it a line or an event) for an action to be carried out at a specific time. Lighting and sound cues are called for by the stage manager, following along in the script with the events of the show.

DESIGN: The plan or convention for the construction or creation of an element of a s: 5. A great stage manager is typically a calm, professional, and organized person with a good base knowledge of stagecraft, and an ability to courteously manage others.

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