Stage managers have a particularly challenging job: they must have a working knowledge of how all the various technical aspects of the theatre work. Areas such as scenery, props, costumes, lights and sound are all parts of a stage manager’s job. They are part director, playwright, designer and producer. This unique, life-saving book takes the reader through three phases of mounting and performing a show exclusively from the stage manager’s perspective. Part I involves the pre-production phase, including research, the script, planning and organization and auditions. Part II covers the rehearsal process: rules, blocking, cues prompting, information distribution and technical and dress rehearsals. Read more...
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