First Folio Speeches for Women

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Patrick Tucker
Oberon Books for the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, 1997 - Drama - 180 pages
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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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About the author (1997)

Patrick Tucker is an accomplished director of the screen and stage. Since his first professional production in 1968, he has directed more than 200 plays in all forms of theater, from weekly repertory to the Royal Shakespeare Company. He was accepted by the BBC Television Directing program in 1976 and has subsequently directed more than 150 television dramas. He has developed his unique approach to television and film acting as a separate discipline, and he has lectured and taught all over the world.

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