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By Jeremy Harrison

Actor-musicianship is an everlasting characteristic of the musical theatre panorama. Actor-musician indicates will be obvious from Bradford to Broadway, from village halls to overseas area excursions. although, apart from a few educational papers, there was not anything written approximately this attention-grabbing zone of theatre perform.

Jeremy Harrison's book addresses this deficit, working as either a checklist of the improvement of the actor-musician flow and as a realistic advisor for college students, educators, performers and practitioners. It explores the background of actor-musicianship, studying its origins, in addition to investigating – and delivering information on – how this professional type of tune theatre is created.

It, in flip, acts as a method of defining an paintings shape that has up to now been left to lurk within the shadows of musical theatre; a subset with its personal detailed tradition of performer, maker and viewers, yet as but no formal attractiveness as a specialism in its personal correct. The actor-musician express is multifarious and as such this ebook pursuits these drawn to mainstream advertisement paintings, in addition to substitute and avant-garde theatre perform.

The e-book attracts jointly services from a number of disciplines with contributions from the various best figures during this box, together with performers, administrators, academics, MDs, manufacturers and writers. It additionally includes a foreword by way of theatre director John Doyle.

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