By Jeremy Harrison

ISBN-10: 1472509633

ISBN-13: 9781472509635

Actor-musicianship is an enduring characteristic of the musical theatre panorama. Actor-musician exhibits could be noticeable from Bradford to Broadway, from village halls to overseas area excursions. even though, except for a few educational papers, there was not anything written approximately this attention-grabbing zone of theatre perform.

Jeremy Harrison's book addresses this deficit, working as either a checklist of the improvement of the actor-musician circulate and as a realistic advisor for college kids, educators, performers and practitioners. It explores the historical past of actor-musicianship, reading its origins, in addition to investigating – and delivering assistance on – how this professional kind of tune theatre is created.

It, in flip, acts as a way of defining an paintings shape that has thus far been left to lurk within the shadows of musical theatre; a subset with its personal certain tradition of performer, maker and viewers, yet as but no formal popularity as a specialism in its personal correct. The actor-musician express is multifarious and as such this publication goals these drawn to mainstream advertisement paintings, in addition to replacement and avant-garde theatre perform.

The e-book attracts jointly services from various disciplines with contributions from the various best figures during this box, together with performers, administrators, lecturers, MDs, manufacturers and writers. It additionally incorporates a foreword by way of theatre director John Doyle.

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