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By Cicely Berry

"There is a secret in each play that's written, irrespective of even if classical and poetic or smooth and demotic, and it's the sound and the rhythm of the writing which take us there."

Cicely Berry, the Royal Shakespeare Company's Voice Director, has been operating along a few of Britain's maximum actors and administrators for over fifty years and is greatly considered as probably the most major voice lecturers within the world.

From be aware to Play attracts on Cicely's huge adventure of operating with theatre businesses in Britain and during the international. it really is her manifesto for a go back to the phrases themselves: for relocating clear of an over-conceptualised, over-literal view of language and rediscovering the that means in its sounds and rhythms. on the center of this e-book is a concise, functional advisor for administrators in practice session, taking off paintings innovations that support convey out either the form and the main points inside all types of textual content - no matter if verse or prose, seventeenth-century or contemporary.

With a Foreword by means of Michael Boyd, inventive Director of the RSC.

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