LAMDA First folio speeches for women
Oberon Books for the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, 1997 - Drama - 180 pages
A volume of monologues for women from the First Folio texts of Shakespeare's plays, from the famous to the less familiar. The texts are faithful to the layout, spelling and punctuation of the First Folio, providing clues for the performer to liberate meaning and emotional truth. Detailed notes on how to approach the texts complement the selections.
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