For producers and directors planning a production, several questions inevitably arise: Which play is appropriate for the contemporary audience? Should the text and setting be altered? Twelve leading contemporary directors answer these questions in interviews in this book and shed light on what Shakespeare means to them and to their audiences. Originally published in 1977.
Introduction The Interviews 1. Jonathan Miller 2. Konrad Swinarski 3. Trevor Nunn 4. Michael Kahn 5. Robin Phillips 6. Giorgio Strehler 7. Peter Brook. Appendix
Reissuing works originally published between 1933 and 1993, Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance offers a selection of scholarship on the Bard's work on stage. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this small set of performance history and criticism.