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Method or Madness?

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Common sense has become rather desperately needed in regard to the Method which may simply be defined as a codified formalization of the technique of acting. The author is trying to make the point that there is an historical or chronological correspondence between the realistic school of dramaturgy and the Method, the Method relates to every kind of acting - good acting - ...more
Paperback, 165 pages
Published January 1st 1958 by Samuel French
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Mar 07, 2008 Algernon rated it really liked it
Shelves: theatre
My teacher's teacher was Bobby Lewis, who had studied with Stanislavsky and was a contemporary of Lee Strasberg and Uta Hagen. This book is comprised of lectures by Lewis on the art of acting, and not letting the notion of a 'method' interfere.
May 05, 2012 Matt rated it really liked it
Shelves: in-theory
Lewis defends and explains why method acting is vital and necessary for any actor with hilarious wit and well formulated research and examples.
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