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Methuen Drama Amateur Theatre Handbook


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Methuen Drama Amateur Theatre Handbook by Keith Arrowsmith
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This is a handbook for anyone involved in amateur dramatics. Keith Arrowsmith guides the reader through the potential pitfalls of putting on a production, from preliminary planning and choosing a play, through stage management, to first night. There are sections on staging a show, group organization and special performances, covering legal rights and obligations, health and safety, budgeting, copyright law, choosing a venue, stage management and front of house. Using personal anecdotes, checklists and clear guidelines, this book should be useful for all aspects of ameteur production.

Author Biography

Keith Arrowsmith graduated from Keele University in 1992, qualifying as a solicitor in 1995. He spec ialises in, amongst others, entertainment law, intellectual property and cultural industry transacti ons. He has been involved in amateur dramatics for the past thirteen years, working closely with gro ups in East Anglia, the North Midlands and South Yorkshire.
Release date NZ
January 24th, 2002
Illustrated by Harry Venning
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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