Musicals: The Guide to Amateur Production

Author: Peter. A. Specner

Number of Pages: 240

Price: £9.95

ISBN: 9780853435921

The author’s extensive experience will help you get the best results from your group. He explores every aspect of staging musicals: finances; show and cast selection; blocking moves (with examples from Fiddler on the Roof and Calamity Jane); /technical aspects; school productions; and legal matters.

Peter Spencer has directed over 200 musicals, making him one of Britain’s most respected amateur directors. He has adjudicated at many festivals and taught at the NODA Operatic Summer School.

Careful study and constant reference to this most readable book will improve the quality of the work of every director of an amateur musical, be he a professional or not.” The Amateur Stage

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