A Method to Their Madness: The History of the Actors Studio

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Da Capo Press, 1986 - Performing Arts - 367 pages
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For decades, in one small room on West Forty-fourth Street in Manhattan, Lee Strasberg ran the Actors Studio, where dozens of acclaimed actors absorbed a technique that became known as the "Method." Based on firsthand observations and numerous interviews, Hirsch's examination of the Studio's origins reveals how its graduates forever shaped the American stage and screen.

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Contents

AUTHORS NOTE
9
Before the Studio
15
ACTING WITH BACKS TO THE AUDIENCE
17
Copyright

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About the author (1986)

Foster Hirsch is a professor of film at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. He has published fifteen books on film and theatre, including "Acting Hollywood Style, Harold Prince and the American Musical Theatre, "and "A Method to Their Madness: The History of the Actors Studio.

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