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Previews, Opening Night and Beyond

Matthew White

Matthew White is an actor, theatre director and writer. He has taught and directed at many of the leading theatre schools in London, including The Royal Academy of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Directing in the West End includes; Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre), Sweet Charity (Theatre Royal, Haymarket), and Little Shop of Horrors (Duke of York’s Theatre). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Staging Musicals : An Essential Guide

Methuen Drama, 2019

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... audience feel as though they’re witnessing something unique. At worst, the actors start to push too hard and the performances become heightened and self-conscious. For this reason it’s well worth assembling the cast and stage management before...

Rehearsals 4: Stage Management Responsibilities

Matthew White

Matthew White is an actor, theatre director and writer. He has taught and directed at many of the leading theatre schools in London, including The Royal Academy of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Directing in the West End includes; Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre), Sweet Charity (Theatre Royal, Haymarket), and Little Shop of Horrors (Duke of York’s Theatre). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Staging Musicals : An Essential Guide

Methuen Drama, 2019

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... want to add additional props once rehearsals are underway. A provisional list is useful for several reasons. Firstly, an assistant stage manager can start to think of suitable items to use as rehearsal props, so that when it comes to a new...

Casting

Matthew White

Matthew White is an actor, theatre director and writer. He has taught and directed at many of the leading theatre schools in London, including The Royal Academy of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Directing in the West End includes; Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre), Sweet Charity (Theatre Royal, Haymarket), and Little Shop of Horrors (Duke of York’s Theatre). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Staging Musicals : An Essential Guide

Methuen Drama, 2019

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... or a production assistant from the production office. Last, and certainly not least, is the audition pianist. Sometimes the musical director will double as the accompanist, but this isn’t an ideal scenario for obvious reasons – it’s difficult...

Research and Design

Matthew White

Matthew White is an actor, theatre director and writer. He has taught and directed at many of the leading theatre schools in London, including The Royal Academy of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Directing in the West End includes; Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre), Sweet Charity (Theatre Royal, Haymarket), and Little Shop of Horrors (Duke of York’s Theatre). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Staging Musicals : An Essential Guide

Methuen Drama, 2019

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... ‘Money’ and the iconic ‘Maybe This Time’. It’s become common practice to insert these songs into subsequent stage productions of Cabaret, but permission from the licensing company must always be obtained in advance. For obvious reasons...

Rehearsals 1: Creating a Company

Matthew White

Matthew White is an actor, theatre director and writer. He has taught and directed at many of the leading theatre schools in London, including The Royal Academy of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Directing in the West End includes; Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre), Sweet Charity (Theatre Royal, Haymarket), and Little Shop of Horrors (Duke of York’s Theatre). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Staging Musicals : An Essential Guide

Methuen Drama, 2019

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... together, even if further down the line they’re required to split into separate groups. The reason for this is obvious: if you can develop mutual trust early on in the process the actors will quickly start to work together in a less...

Creative Team

Matthew White

Matthew White is an actor, theatre director and writer. He has taught and directed at many of the leading theatre schools in London, including The Royal Academy of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Directing in the West End includes; Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre), Sweet Charity (Theatre Royal, Haymarket), and Little Shop of Horrors (Duke of York’s Theatre). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Staging Musicals : An Essential Guide

Methuen Drama, 2019

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... Matthew White, David Charles Abell). (Photo, Nobby Clark.) A director must be able to command a room, delegate authority and make sure all the departments are on the same page. Plus, they must know how to get the best out...

Rehearsals 2: Songs, Scenes and Choreography

Matthew White

Matthew White is an actor, theatre director and writer. He has taught and directed at many of the leading theatre schools in London, including The Royal Academy of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Directing in the West End includes; Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre), Sweet Charity (Theatre Royal, Haymarket), and Little Shop of Horrors (Duke of York’s Theatre). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Staging Musicals : An Essential Guide

Methuen Drama, 2019

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... nothing. An example of a typical split rehearsal call is shown in Diagram 4. To complicate matters, this sort of complex scheduling also often involves wardrobe fittings, haircuts and press calls. This is an added reason why stage...

Selecting the Show

Matthew White

Matthew White is an actor, theatre director and writer. He has taught and directed at many of the leading theatre schools in London, including The Royal Academy of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Directing in the West End includes; Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre), Sweet Charity (Theatre Royal, Haymarket), and Little Shop of Horrors (Duke of York’s Theatre). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Staging Musicals : An Essential Guide

Methuen Drama, 2019

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... The script and score are ‘read only’ for obvious reasons and it’s not, therefore, possible to print out any of this perusal material. With amateur shows the licensor is usually willing to send out hard copies of the script and score, but there’s...

The State of the Art

Matthew Steggle

Matthew Steggle is Reader in English at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. He is editor of the ejournal Early Modern Literary Studies, and a Contributing Editor to The Cambridge Works of Ben Jonson. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Alchemist : A Critical Reader

The Arden Shakespeare, 2013

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... participated in the production of F1 and was responsible for most if not all of the significant changes in the text. Whether or not they all represent Jonson’s ‘considered intention’ (as Mares put it), there is no compelling reason...

Rehearsals 3: Musical Staging

Matthew White

Matthew White is an actor, theatre director and writer. He has taught and directed at many of the leading theatre schools in London, including The Royal Academy of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Directing in the West End includes; Top Hat (Aldwych Theatre), Sweet Charity (Theatre Royal, Haymarket), and Little Shop of Horrors (Duke of York’s Theatre). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Staging Musicals : An Essential Guide

Methuen Drama, 2019

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... of the key elements of good staging, and that the audience needs to know where to look at any given moment. For this reason they will require very clear instructions, and these may sometimes conflict with ideas about their own, developing...