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Chapter 5: Acting in Contemporary Musicals

Performing in Contemporary Musicals
Chapter 5: Acting in Contemporary Musicals

Recommended Reading

 Recommended Reading: A Role is a Role is a Role

  1. Mink, Casey. (May 22, 2019). The Cosmic Connections Between the Women of “Hadestown” Retrieved from Backstage:

  2. Kozinn, Allan. (March 20, 2014). “A New Phantom and Christine Are Coming to the Opera.” Retrieved at: 


Recommended Reading: Acting Contemporary Musical Theatre

  1. Ates, Alex. (October 11, 2017) “What 15 College Professors + Directors Want Actors to Know” 

  2. Caldarone, Marina & Maggie Lloyd-Williams. (2004). Actions: The Actors’ Thesaurus. Drama Publishers: Hollywood.

  3. Callow, Simon. 2009. “Can You Spot The Difference? The Guardian, May 10, 2009. 

  4. Deer, J., Dal Vera, R. (2016) Acting in Musical Theatre; A Comprehensive Course Second Edition, Routledge.

  5. Stanislavski, K. (1917). An Actor Prepares. Translated by Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood. Methuen: London.

  6. Wesbrooks, W. (2014). Dramatic Circumstances: On Acting, Singing, and Living Inside the Stories We Tell. Milwaukee: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books.

  7. Willmott, Phil. “How to Take Notes Well and Avoid Falling Out - A Guide for Actors and Directors” (September 18, 2017) The Stage UK. Retrieved at:     



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