Back Stage Guide to Stage Management Traditional and New Methods for Running a Show from First Rehearsal to Last Performance

ISBN-10: 0823098028

ISBN-13: 9780823098026

Edition: 3rd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas A. Kelly

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List price: $19.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date: 6/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Thomas A. Kelly has been a professional stage manager and production manager for over forty years. He most recently worked as Production Stage Manager for New York City Opera and before that on Broadway and major production venues in New York City and nationally. He has taught Stage Management at Rutgers, SUNY Purchase, and Columbia University and is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from USITT.Sir Peter Hall is an English theatre and film director who was knighted in 1977 for his service to the theatre. He founded the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1960 and served as its artistic director until 1968. He was director of the Royal National Theatre from 1973 to 1988. He is currently director of The Rose Theatre at Kingston upon Thames.

Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
What Does a Stage Manager Do?
Stage Managers and Computers
The First Rehearsal
The Rehearsal Period
Load-In and Technical Rehearsals
Previews and Opening Night
Maintaining and Running a Show
Closing a Show and Touring
Stage Managing Opera
Career Information
Definitions of a Stage Manager
Sample Production Schedule
Production Meeting Notes
Rehearsal Schedules and Scene Breakdowns
Rehearsal Report Form
Sample Cue Sheet
Tracking Sheet and Prop List
Technical Rehearsal Schedules
Cue Lights
Actors' Equity Association Work Rules
Performance Report and Schedule
Production Schedules for Touring/Closing a Show
The Who/What/Where: Il Matrimonio Segreto
Site Survey for an Event at Yankee Stadium
Basic Guide to a Site Survey for an Outdoor Event
Scheduling and Running Events in Hotel Situations
Discussion Agenda for Planning and Producing a Performance in a Nonperformance Space, Along with Load-In and Trucking Schedule
Costume Breakdown
Costume Run Sheet: Il Matrimonio Segreto
Suggested Reading
About the Author
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