Rebuilding Shakespeare's Globe

The Stage Lighting Handbook is well established as the classic practical lighting guide The book explains the process of designing lighting for all forms of stage production and describes the equipment used This new edition includes up to date information on new equipment and discusses its impact on working methods.
Rebuilding Shakespeare s Globe The Stage Lighting Handbook is well established as the classic practical lighting guide The book explains the process of designing lighting for all forms of stage production and describes the equipmen

  • Title: Rebuilding Shakespeare's Globe
  • Author: Andrew Gurr John Orrell
  • ISBN: 9780878301560
  • Page: 307
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Rebuilding Shakespeare's Globe”

    1. This book details the rationale for the details arrived at when reconstructing the Globe playhouse that currently stands on Bankside, in Southwark, London. The first half is a fine history of the original Globe playhouses from Shakespeare's time, how they came to be built, how the original was destroyed by fire, and the second built at considerable cost to its shareholders. The second half is an account of the architectural decisions for the current complex, both the outdoor ampitheatre and the [...]

    2. Very interesting, going into intricate details of how the team researched the options used in Shakespeare's time to replicate the Globe as closely as possible.

    3. A few interesting tidbits, but overall very repetitive and dull. Half an hour at the rebuilt Globe in London- or seeing a performance there- would be just as edifying and a lot more fun.

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