Let Me Play the Lion Too: How to be an Actor (Paperback)
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Let Me Play the Lion Too: How to be an Actor (Paperback)

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Paperback 432 Pages / Published: 15/01/2015
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How do you prepare for your first day on the set? Why might a bad audition lead to a good job offer? How should you research? What's the effect of a long tour on your love-life? Can you have a glass of wine before a matinee? What's the difference between transitive and intransitive corpsing? What is stage fright? In Michael Pennington's highly personal guide and memoir there are sections on rehearsals, on television then and now, on who does what on a film set, on the disciplines and rewards of musical theatre, and five directors discuss why the scenery is better on radio. Disability and racial bias in the theatre are discussed and we sometimes hear from other, younger voices who are following parallel paths. Infectiously enthusiastic, both conversational and profound, Let Me Play the Lion Too draws on the author's fifty years of experience to celebrate the deadly serious, sometimes hilarious, often misunderstood but infinitely enriching life of a professional actor.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571231065
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 583 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 31 mm
Edition: Main

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