The Actor and the Text

Foreword   Trevor Nunn Part One: Attitudes to Voice and Text Sound and Meaning Attitudes to voice The practical means Heightened versus Naturalistic Text Part Two: Shakespeare — Setting out the Rules Metre and Rhythm Structures, Energy, Imagery and Sound Energy through the text Antithesis Substance of the word Discovery and movement of thought Nature of …

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Finishing the Hat

Note to the reader Cast of characters Oscar Hammerstein II Richard Rodgers Jerome Kern Phyllis McGinley Noël Coward Lorenz Hart Alfred Newman Maxwell Anderson Truman Capote Anthony Burgess Langston Hughes DuBose Heyward Richard Wilbur W. H. Auden John Kander Fred Ebb Jerry Bock Sheldon Harnick Charles Strouse Lee Adams Irving Berlin Ira Gershwin Cole Porter …

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