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Romancing the Bard

£12.99

Product description

Romancing the Bard offers a look at the Stratford Festival in its first fifty years as it developed from a bold venture driven by vision of a handful of eager enthusiasts to its present status as a multi-million dollar cultural and commercial enterprise. With profiles of Stratford personalities from founder Tyrone Guthrie to current artistic director Richard Monette, it provides glimpses of intrigue and conflict both off-stage and on. The book traces the development of a distinctive Canadian acting style, the soaring costs of production and design, the conflict between artists and moneymen, the external image promoted by publicists or imposed by critics and the changing mandate as the Festival assumes an increasingly populist character. This is a celebration of a uniquely successful artistic enterprise, and focuses on some of the Festival's finest productions. Illustrated with photographs from the Festival archives.

Signed copy, signed by the author. In very good condition with dust cover. All pages unmarked and clean.

Item details

Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
Hunter, Martin
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2001
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1550023632
ISBN-13:
9781550023633
Number of pages:
304
Publisher:
Dundurn Press

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About this item

Romancing the Bard offers a look at the Stratford Festival in its first fifty years as it developed from a bold venture driven by vision of a handful of eager enthusiasts to its present status as a multi-million dollar cultural and commercial enterprise. With profiles of Stratford personalities from founder Tyrone Guthrie to current artistic director Richard Monette, it provides glimpses of intrigue and conflict both off-stage and on. The book traces the development of a distinctive Canadian acting style, the soaring costs of production and design, the conflict between artists and moneymen, the external image promoted by publicists or imposed by critics and the changing mandate as the Festival assumes an increasingly populist character. This is a celebration of a uniquely successful artistic enterprise, and focuses on some of the Festival's finest productions. Illustrated with photographs from the Festival archives.

Signed copy, signed by the author. In very good condition with dust cover. All pages unmarked and clean.

Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
Hunter, Martin
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2001
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1550023632
ISBN-13:
9781550023633
Number of pages:
304
Publisher:
Dundurn Press

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