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An Actor's Dickens

An Actor's Dickens
Your Price: $12.95 CDN
Author: Beatrice Manely
Publisher: Applause Books
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 336
Pub. Date: 2001
ISBN-10: 1557834695
ISBN-13: 9781557834690

About the Book:

Beatrice Manely has selected 80 scenes from various Dickens classics, providing as well, background information, a discussion of the character's emotional temperament, and a short summary of events that lead into the selected scene. This book for the first time allows actors to play Dickens in the unmatchable original. An Actor's Dickens is a useful guide for the classroom as well as for the actor training to capture the magic of Dickens, whether in an audition, on the movie screen, or on the stage.

About the Author:

Beatrice Manley (1921-2002) was a Broadway actress who played classics at Lincoln Center and co-founded San Francisco Actors' Workshop with husband Herbert Blau, Jules Irving and Priscilla Pointer. She authored five plays, two librettos and three books, including An Actor's Dickens.