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...As befits a collection that is concerned with acting on television, this chapter is interested primarily in some of the ways in which acting on television is a distinctive mode of performing. This is not only because television...
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...With his crown under threat from enemies both foreign and domestic, Henry IV prepares for war. Having deposed the previous king, he is only too aware how tenuous his position is, and the price to be paid if he falters. As his father...
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...Richard is King. A monarch ordained by God to lead his people. A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of England and drag his people into a dynastic civil war that will last 100 years. RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran...
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...Year of Release: 2015 War is the inevitable result when the King of France demands that John relinquish his crown in favour of his nephew, the young Prince Arthur. Excommunication, attempted atrocity, rebellion and assassination all...
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...King Henry's health is failing as a second rebellion against his reign threatens to surface. Intent on securing his legacy, he is uncertain that his son Hal is a worthy heir, believing him more concerned with earthly pleasures than...
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...Derek Jacobi looks at Richard II and returns to a role he played 30 years ago. He helps actors at the Globe with aspects of the play, reveals why it might have cost Shakespeare his life, and shares some of the extraordinary political...
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...How different would the world have looked had the Nazis been the first to build an atomic bomb? Werner Heisenberg, one of Hitler's lead nuclear scientists, famously and mysteriously met in Copenhagen with his colleague and mentor, Niels...
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...He was a friend of George Washington and a decorated hero of the Revolutionary War. What caused Benedict Arnold to renounce his country and become one of America’s most reviled figures? Richard Dreyfuss stars in Richard Nelson’s dramatic...
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...The story of a woman accused of murdering her husband at a military outpost in the Old West. Did hostile Indians force her to scalp him as revenge for his brutality, or did she kill him out of frustration with her plight as a soldier...

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Victoria Deiorio

Victoria Deiorio is a critically acclaimed sound designer and composer for theatre and film, based in Chicago, USA. She is the Head of Sound Design for The Theatre School at DePaul University, Chicago, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Art of Theatrical Sound Design : A Practical Guide

Methuen Drama, 2018

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...Because theatrical storytelling is reliant on time period to show its relevance to a modern audience, we must be able to research music and sound through time. This means sound designers understand who the composers of the time are, how...