Theatre Stories (Paperback)

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Theatre Stories (Paperback)

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Unveil the Curtains of Regional Theatres early days with Edward Payson Call's Journey - a Tale of Passion


Journey into America's regional theatre movement with Theatre Stories, the autobiography of renowned theatre director, Edward Payson Call.


From his origins as a student director to becoming a national theatrical figure, Ed Call's life was one of passion and spirit. Born into a family of the theatre, he lived the family legacy.


Immerse yourself in the tales of the birth of America's largest regional theatres - the Guthrie Theatre, and ACT in San Francisco. Each narrative is an invitation to join in Ed's personal development, bringing to life an era when regional non-profit theatres were planting the seeds of a landscape that exists today.

Ed's career grew from a student director of Shaw's Candide to becoming a stage manager for Jose Quintero's productions at the Circle in Square, earning national acclaim directing Brecht's Caucasian Chalk Circle at the Guthrie Theatre.


Step behind the curtains of the birth of the Guthrie Theatre, Bill Ball's ACT in San Francisco and others in Theatre Stories. This book offers genuine insights into the professional regional theatre movement that exists nationwide today.


Join in Ed's evolution as an artist to, whose life and work continues to resonate. Experience a story of passion and spirit unique to Ed. Dive into Theatre Stories - a must-read for every theatre professional, and student.

Product Details ISBN: 9798822927124
Publisher: Palmetto Publishing
Publication Date: November 21st, 2023
Pages: 332
Language: English