How Does the Show Go On?: An Introduction to the Theater
Filled with detailed explanations, captivating illustrations, and entertaining trivia, this clearly written, lively, and uniquely-designed book is a first-of-its-kind introduction to the world of the Theatre, from the box office to backstage, and beyond.
From one side of the book, the reader enters via the front door, where the people and activities of the "front of house" can be examined. From the book's other side, the reader enters the "Stage Door," where the behind-the-scenes world of the "Back of the house" is revealed.
In exploring this visually inviting "theatre of the mind," readers encounter the people, places, occupations, and equipment of the theatre world, and have the opportunity to investigate them all.
From the box office and the Usher Staff to the Dressing Rooms and the Backstage doorman, the reader may wander at will within this one-of-a-kind world, discovering the wonders of theatre all along the way.
An introduction to the backstage work done in the theatre uses examples from Disney musicals to show the jobs done by the cast and crew, from the playwright and set manager to the director, conductor, and actors.
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128 pages 22.86 x 22.86 cm HARDCOVER
"Not only is this book beautifully illustrated, it's also full of great working knowledge young artist will use for years to come.
It's a must for up and coming theater enthusiasts."