Chapter 5: Acting in Contemporary Musicals
Recommended Reading: A Role is a Role is a Role
Mink, Casey. (May 22, 2019). The Cosmic Connections Between the Women of “Hadestown” Retrieved from Backstage: https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/the-cosmic-connections-between-the-women-of-hadestown-68154/
Kozinn, Allan. (March 20, 2014). “A New Phantom and Christine Are Coming to the Opera.” Retrieved at: https://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/03/20/a-new-phantom-and-christine-are-coming-to-the-opera/
Recommended Reading: Acting Contemporary Musical Theatre
Ates, Alex. (October 11, 2017) “What 15 College Professors + Directors Want Actors to Know”https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/college-professors-directors-want-actors-know-3143/
Caldarone, Marina & Maggie Lloyd-Williams. (2004). Actions: The Actors’ Thesaurus. Drama Publishers: Hollywood.
Callow, Simon. 2009. “Can You Spot The Difference? The Guardian, May 10, 2009.https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2009/may/11/simon-callow-theatre
Deer, J., Dal Vera, R. (2016) Acting in Musical Theatre; A Comprehensive Course Second Edition, Routledge.
Stanislavski, K. (1917). An Actor Prepares. Translated by Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood. Methuen: London.
Wesbrooks, W. (2014). Dramatic Circumstances: On Acting, Singing, and Living Inside the Stories We Tell. Milwaukee: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books.
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: https://www.thestage.co.uk/advice/how-to-take-notes-well-and-avoid-falling-out--a-guide-for-actors-and-directors