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Faust: Part One

Translated by

John Clifford

~playauthor~Written by~ Johann Wolfgang Goethe , John Clifford ~playauthor~Translated by~ John Clifford

Nick Hern Books, 2006

Drama Classics

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Acts: 2, Roles: Total (28), Female (11), Male (17), Unassigned (0)

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... that Goethe did not intend it to be a play at all. John Clifford, the translator of this version, describes it in his introduction to the Nick Hern Books edition (published 2006) as 'a poetic autobiography and epic-dramatic confession'....

Faust: Part Two

Translated by

John Clifford

~playauthor~Written by~ Johann Wolfgang Goethe , John Clifford ~playauthor~Translated by~ John Clifford

Nick Hern Books, 2006

Drama Classics

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (36), Female (17), Male (19), Unassigned (0)

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... that Goethe did not intend it to be a play at all. John Clifford, the translator of this version, describes it in his introduction to the Nick Hern Books edition (published 2006) as 'a poetic autobiography and epic-dramatic confession'....

Celestina

Translated by

John Clifford

~playauthor~Written by~ Fernando de Rojas , John Clifford ~playauthor~Translated by~ John Clifford

Nick Hern Books, 2004

Drama Classics

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Acts: 21, Roles: Total (12), Female (6), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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... This translation by John Clifford was published by Nick Hern Books in its Drama Classics series in 2004, and was first performed at the King's Theatre, Edinburgh, on 16 August 2004, as part of the Edinburgh International Festival. The production was directed by Calixto Bieito, with Kathryn Hunter in the role of Celestina....

King Henry VI Part 3 (Arden Shakespeare Third Series)

Edited by

John D. Cox

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Eric Rasmussen

~playauthor~Written by~ William Shakespeare , John D. Cox , Eric Rasmussen ~playauthor~Edited by~ John D. Cox , Eric Rasmussen

The Arden Shakespeare, 2001

The Arden Shakespeare Third Series

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Acts: 5, Scenes: 28, Roles: Total (46), Female (3), Male (43), Unassigned (0)

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... lords and fight against the agreement. Once alone, York’s sons Edward and Richard persuade him to break his oath. At the Battle of Wakefield between York and Margaret’s forces, Clifford kills York’s youngest son,...

Anglo-American forays

John Willett

John Willett (1917–2002) was the greatest English language authority on Brecht the writer and man of the theatre. The foremost translator and editor of Brecht’s drama, poetry, letters, diaries, theatrical essays and fiction, Willett produced a dozen volumes for Methuen Drama on the greatest modern German writer. –This text refers to the Digital edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brecht in Context : Comparative Approaches

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 1998

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... for English and American writing. The Threepenny Opera derives from John Gay; Edward II is adapted from Marlowe; the ‘school opera’ He Said Yes is virtually a translation from Arthur Waley; Señora Carrar’s Rifles an adaptation of J.M. Synge’s...

Acting with Others

John Gillett

John Gillett trained in one of the first Stanislavski-based schools in London, the Actors Workshop. He has worked as an actor for thirty-four years, and as an acting teacher and director for over twenty-five of those. As a director and teacher, Gillett has worked for the Actors Centre, East 15, Mountview, Rose Bruford College, Italia Conti, and Arts Educational. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Acting Stanislavski : A practical guide to Stanislavski’s approach and legacy

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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... Elia Kazan, John Garfield, Morris Carnovsky, Lee J. Cobb, Robert Lewis, Stella Adler and Frances Farmer. It specialized in realistic plays of a radical nature by, for example, Clifford Odets and John Howard Lawson, and many Group members were...

The 1920s, Part I: Hot Times and Great Talents (1920–29)

John Kenrick

John Kenrick combines a passion for entertainment history with the practical know-how earned working on stage productions at every level from amateur to Broadway. This New York native pulls back the curtain and introduces audiences and students to the fascinating people behind show business legends. Every month, his website Musicals101.com introduces thousands of visitors to the history of stage and screen musicals. He has appeared on PBS, Biography, BBC TV and radio, National Public Radio and the Travel Channel. John currently teaches at the New School University and New York University’s Steinhardt School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Musical Theatre : A History

A Giniger Book published in association with Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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... about a poor dishwasher who wins the love of a handsome Long Island millionaire while dancing her way to stardom in (what else?) the Follies. Wodehouse had other commitments, so Clifford Grey (1887–1941) took over the lyric writing. Sally...

The 1960s: “The Parade Passes By”

John Kenrick

John Kenrick combines a passion for entertainment history with the practical know-how earned working on stage productions at every level from amateur to Broadway. This New York native pulls back the curtain and introduces audiences and students to the fascinating people behind show business legends. Every month, his website Musicals101.com introduces thousands of visitors to the history of stage and screen musicals. He has appeared on PBS, Biography, BBC TV and radio, National Public Radio and the Travel Channel. John currently teaches at the New School University and New York University’s Steinhardt School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Musical Theatre : A History

A Giniger Book published in association with Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

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... love and psychedelic drugs. The assassination of President John F. Kennedy shocked the world. By the time his brother Robert and civil rights leader Martin Luther King were gunned down five years later, many were left numb.Folk singer Bob...

Brecht and the musicians

John Willett

John Willett (1917–2002) was the greatest English language authority on Brecht the writer and man of the theatre. The foremost translator and editor of Brecht’s drama, poetry, letters, diaries, theatrical essays and fiction, Willett produced a dozen volumes for Methuen Drama on the greatest modern German writer. –This text refers to the Digital edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brecht in Context : Comparative Approaches

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 1998

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... indeed later he spoke of having played Brecht passages from the St Matthew and St John Passions to convince the poet ‘how magnificently Bach can set a report’. Hans Bunge ,...

Articulation – Shaping Thought and Action

Christina Gutekunst

Christina Gutekunst has been coaching and teaching voice for over twelve years, both in Germany and England. She is Head of Voice at East 15 Acting School at the University of Essex. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Gillett

John Gillett trained in one of the first Stanislavski-based schools in London, the Actors Workshop. He has worked as an actor for thirty-four years, and as an acting teacher and director for over twenty-five of those. As a director and teacher, Gillett has worked for the Actors Centre, East 15, Mountview, Rose Bruford College, Italia Conti, and Arts Educational. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Voice Into Acting : Integrating voice and the Stanislavski approach

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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... books for more exercises, for example: Vocal Arts Workbook, David and Rebecca Clark Carey, Chapter 5, pp. 162–89; The Voice Book , Michael McCallion, Speech, pp.125–90; Voice & Speech in the Theatre, Clifford...