Giorgio Strehler by David C. Hirst
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Giorgio Strehler
By David C. Hirst

Giorgio Strehler

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Giorgio Strehler by David C. Hirst

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For at least the last half-century, Strehler has been an influential and integral part of European theatrical life; today he is most closely associated with the Teatro Piccolo in Milan, Italy's foremost repertory theatre. Outside Italy, Strehler is best known through his directorship of the Paris-based Theatre de l'Europe, his opera productions, and the plays in the Piccolo repertoire which have toured widely. In this detailed study, David Hirst evaluates the particular qualities which typify Strehler's work: the lyrical realism which has become the hallmark of his mature style, the fusion of naturalism, epic theatre, commedia dell'arte and lyric opera, and the gift of interpretation and production. Hirst traces this unique style through Strehler's development from the foundation of the Piccolo to the present day and analyses his productions of Goldoni, Shakespeare, Brecht and Verdi among others.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521307680
ISBN-10: 0521307686
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Pages: 156
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Feb-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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