2 edition of Theatrical Anecdotes found in the catalog.
March 23, 1992
by Random House Value Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
CFP: English Theatrical Anecdotes, In the emergent celebrity culture of the Restoration and eighteenth century, printed anecdotes about theatre people (particularly actors, playwrights, and managers) circulated offstage in the biographies, autobiographies, and increasingly, ambitious histories of the English stage. Summary: This anthology, covering a myriad of disasters, observations, repartee and larger-than-life characters, contains nearly theatrical anecdotes, by and about the great names of the theatre.
Buy Ned Sherrin's Theatrical Anecdotes (Comedy Classics) by Sherrin, Ned (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). Peter Hay has taught drama at several universities and is the author of a number of books such as Ordinary Heroes and several anecdote books including Theatrical Anecdotes. He is founding artistic director and dramaturge at First Stage, a non-profit theatre group in Los Angeles.
‘ Makes you feel you knew the man It’ s a long, luxurious lunch in the Garrick, stuffed with tales’ Guardian Containing thousands of anecdotal gems, witty or malicious putdowns, potted biographies and caustic one-liners, collected and collated by the master of gossip and connoisseur of showbiz lore, this is the ultimate collection of theatrical anecdotes/5(6). Shop All Books Shop Books Offers Popular Categories Pre-Owned Chart 2 For £5 Pre-Owned Sci-Fi & Fantasy Children & Teenage History & Biography Crime Thriller Food, Health & Lifestyle Music, Movies & Stage Modern Fiction.
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The ideal gift book for anyone who has ever been stage-struck, Theatrical Anecdotes is both richly entertaining and wonderfully edifying. Organized by topic, it contains hundreds of tips for all theatrical professionals, directs scholars and students to a wealth of historical sources, and treats lovers of theatre to a feast of backstage secrets that will permanently enrich their appreciation of the art.5/5(2).
Peter Hay, son of the Hungarian playwright, Gyula Hay, in the 's wrote an anecdotal book series for Oxford University Press which included 'Theatrical Anecdotes'. It contains a veritable 'feast' of interesting, informative and downright funny stories, covering most aspects of theatrical life and featuring hundreds of 'thesbians, directors, authors, agents, producer,and a motley collection of stage-door 5/5(2).
Theatrical Anecdotes. Theatrical anecdotes are almost as old as the theatre itself. For much of its 2,year history, the stage has teemed with real characters and real stories as fascinating as any created by a dramatist/5. Theatrical Anecdotes: Or Fun and Curiosities of the Play, the Playhouse and the Players (Classic Reprint) [Larwood, Jacob] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Theatrical Anecdotes: Or Fun and Curiosities of the Play, the Playhouse and the Players (Classic Reprint). The Oxford Book of Theatrical Anecdotes Gyles Brandreth. Covers the history of theatre from Shakespeare to Daniel Day-Lewis; Witty and entertaining: each anecdote will illuminate; Features tales of unknown actors alongside famous performers, making space for the pantomime horse alongside the Great Tragedian; Divided into five parts, or 'Acts'.
The ideal gift book for anyone who has ever been stage-struck,Theatrical Anecdotesis both richly entertaining and wonderfully edifying. Organized by topic, it contains hundreds of tips for all.
texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency The book of theatrical anecdotes by Fitzgerald, Percy Hetherington, Publication date  Topics Actors -- England, Theater -- Pages: This book tells many humorous and surprising anecdotes about famous Broadway actors, composers and producers, going back to the 19th century, in an enjoyable and encyclopedic way.
If you love the theater, this is a good way to gain some insight into the behavior of some of its most famous, and some not-so-famous performers and creators/5(48).
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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5. Shakespeare Unlimited: Episode 57 The curses associated with the Scottish play. Using a real skull for the Yorick scene in Hamlet. Over the centuries, these and other fascinating theatrical anecdotes have attached themselves to the plays of William Shakespeare.
Many of these stories have been told and retold, over and over, century after century – with each new generation. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Theatrical anecdotes by Hay, Peter,Oxford University Press edition, in English Theatrical anecdotes ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: Theatrical anecdotes Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.
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unscnipulousness and falsehood to be found than in any other miscellanies. On the other hand, it may be safely concluded that very few stories, however absurd, relative to plays and players, are to. Theatrical anecdotes are almost as old as the theatre itself.
For much of its 2,year history, the stage has teemed with real characters and real stories as fascinating as any created by a dramatist.
At its best, life in the theatre has provided us with some of the most hilarious, wicked, and interesting stories. In "Theatrical Anecdotes", drama teacher and critic Peter Hay has selected many of the best, listed under such headings as child actors, auditions, exit lines, and much more.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). Theatrical anecdotes are almost as old as the theatre itself. For much of its 2,year history, the stage has teemed with real characters and real stories as fascinating as any created by a dramatist/5(1).
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