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Acting in High Comedy

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Series: Applause Books
Publisher: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
Format: Softcover
Composer: Maria Aitken

This book isn't a critical examination of high comedy. Rather, it's a collection of suggestions for the middlemen: the actors who have to catch the comic spark from the playwright and pass it on to the audience. The effort involved must be imperceptible: one has to acquire the cleverness, the articulacy, the febrility of the characters – and then make the whole laborious exercise seem like swimming through silk...The characters in high comedies don't find verbal sophistication difficult or unfamiliar; they enjoy it as you might enjoy slang.

$14.99 (US)
Inventory #HL 00314207
ISBN: 9781557832146
UPC: 073999142075
Publisher Code: 1557832145
Width: 5.3"
Length: 8.3"
158 pages

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