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Journeys in the Night: Creating a New American Theatre with Circle in the Square: A Memoir [With DVD]

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Applause BooksThis is Theodore Mann's account of his own and the Circle's remarkable history. At times it's difficult to tell where the two diverge, so integral to the company has he been. From Thornton Wilder to Al Pacino, it seems as if every great actor and playwright of the past fifty years has had his or her best work at Circle. As befits a story about theatre, it is ...more
Hardcover, 419 pages
Published September 4th 2007 by Applause Theatre & Cinema Book Publishers
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Kris Hallett
There are some who ply their trade in the theatre who write with an artistry that marks them out as writers as well as theatre makers (Simon Callow and Tony Sher to name but two). Theodore Mann is not in that league. His writings always feel laboured rather then alive, a list of things that have happened one after the other. However with the events he recounts, it doesn't matter.

I love memoirs on theatre and this one has more incident then most, as Circle in the Square goes from humble beginning
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Roxanne
Apr 06, 2012 Roxanne rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Circle in the Square Students
Not only is this an intimate look at the life of a passionate and influential man, it is also an interesting look at how theatre developed in New York city. Full of unique anecdotes about some of the most famous names in theatre history, it is an easy read, and invaluable to anyone who'd like to know more about how off-broadway theatre developed.
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