Thinking Shakespeare (Revised Edition)

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Pub Date: 07/03/2018

Pages: 460

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

Imprint: Theatre Communications Group

ISBN 13: 9781559365741

ISBN 10: 1559365749

Price: $17.95 / $23.99 CAN

Category: PERFORMING ARTS / Acting & Auditioning

Thinking Shakespeare (Revised Edition)

By Barry Edelstein

Price: $17.95



About the Book

Thinking Shakespeare

gives theater artists practical advice about how to make Shakespeare’s

words feel spontaneous, passionate, and real. Based on Barry Edelstein’s

thirty-year career directing Shakespeare’s plays, this book provides the

tools that artists need to fully understand and express the power of

Shakespeare’s language.

About the Book

A newly revised edition of the much-loved guidebook to better knowing the Bard.


Barry Edelstein

is a stage director, producer, author, and educator noted for his work on

the plays of William Shakespeare. Some of the actors he has directed

include Gwyneth Paltrow, Uma Thurman, John Turturro, Jeffrey Wright, Kevin

Kline, Blair Underwood, Richard Thomas, and Julianna Margulies. He has

taught Shakespearean acting at the Juilliard School, NYU, USC, and The

Public Theater. He serves as Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director of The

Old Globe in San Diego.