A Profile of Jonathan Miller by Michael Romain

By Michael Romain

From Amazon: "Jonathan Miller is likely one of the most vital administrators of theater and opera this present day. Written with Miller's complete cooperation and with entry to rehearsals, this can be the 1st ebook to discover his paintings extensive. Michael Romain examines this crucial occupation in theater via a chain of interviews with Miller and his collaborators. it really is infrequent director is keen or capable of speak about his craft and rarer nonetheless to discover colleagues who can recount their impressions of rehearsals and productions. even if, in a sequence of conversations with actors, conductors, designers, singers, administrators, and writers, a desirable portrait of Miller emerges. The booklet is split into 3 sections, starting with an creation that units Miller's paintings within the context of latest eu theater. half is an interview with Miller, masking such issues as his profession, operating tools, issues of idea and perspectives of present theater and opera. half 3 is a suite of conversations with artists together with Zubin Mehta, Roger Norrington, Dudley Moore, Max von Sydow, Terry fingers, John Cleese, Frank Langella, Roger Daltrey and Jack Lemmon. the quantity additionally incorporates a entire chronology of Miller's paintings in theater, opera, tv, and picture, together with details on coming near near productions, in addition to a variety of photos from productions. Michael Romain has written literary and drama feedback for guides in Britain and the United States."

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