Playing Period Plays

Author: Lynn Oxenford

Number of Pages: 318

Price: £9.50

ISBN: 9780853435495

The intricacies of period plays pose problems for actors and directors. Playing Period Plays how to express the spirit of the age through the acting style; costumes; dances; instruments; manners; movement; and music. Includes acting and mime exercises and suggestions for pageant and arena work.

The information has been carefully chosen to enrich presentation. It is tempting to recommend this book ... to the history teacher as well.” TES

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