Inkwell: Authors and Artists
Dan Wilson (stagewalker) Sat 11 Aug 01 17:23
Len, I haven't read Impro, no... is it a must read?? Neil/Martha - I counted the chairs today. 48. ... Which is why I don't normally like to count the chairs... it looks like more than that when they're full. Dan
John M. Ford (johnmford) Sat 11 Aug 01 18:02
"Slaughter on 10th Avenue" is very definitely Rodgers & Hart -- Gene Kelly and Vera-Ellen dance it in WORDS AND MUSIC, the MGM revue that's their biography from some parallel universe. I can't remember now which show it's from, and the book that would tell me is hiding at the moment.
Len Schiff (theboojum) Sat 11 Aug 01 18:31
Dan-- I think it's essential-- much more readable than Spolin, and maybe a little less starry-eyed too. Most of my improv buddies think of it as their bible. What are your must reads, theater wise?
Dan Wilson (stagewalker) Sun 12 Aug 01 10:24
Len - I'm quite terrible about reading about theatre... but I do swear the The Empty Space by Peter Brook...
Len Schiff (theboojum) Sun 12 Aug 01 17:05
Dan-- agreed--it's a wonderful book... it always makes me think twice about whether what I'm creating is "deadly theatre."
Linda Castellani (castle) Sun 12 Aug 01 23:41
Folks, we are seriously drifting away from conversation with Neil about American Gods, so I am going to freeze this topic now, and ask you all kindly to continue over in topic 115.
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