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Rhubarb! Rhubarb!

An Actor's Guide to Theatrical Practices, Phrases, and Superstitions

April 16, 2011 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9781897289648
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Description

Do you hear booing from the blue fairies when you tread the boards? Did your clap trap work on the claque? Did that flash pot set off "Mr. Sands" in the first electric? Do you even know what those last three sentences mean? If not, then you need to read this book! Authors Mark Brownell and Sue Miner have compiled this one-of-a-kind glossary of offbeat theatrical phrases, words and superstitions. Rhubarb! Rhubarb! is a culmination of theatrical lore from more than 25 years in the business. It also represents a collective knowledge that has been passed down for centuries.

About this Author

Mark is a Toronto-based playwright and co-artistic director of the Pea Green Theatre Group with his wife and partner Sue Miner. Mark's stage plays include: The Martha Stewart Projects, Playballs, The Blue Wall, Medici Slot Machine, and High Sticking. In 2001, Mark was nominated for a Governor General's Literary Award for his play Monsieur d'Eon. He also received a Dora Mavor Moore Award with Chan Ka Nin for the opera Iron Road. In 2006, Mark received a Dora Mavor Moore nomination for his play Medici Slot Machine. Other works include The Weaving Maiden (Soundstreams/Tafelmusik Choir), Ice Time (Tapestry Music/Opera to Go), The Chevalier St. George (Tafelmusik Baroque Ensemble), and The Storyteller's Bag (Mississauga Chamber Ensemble/Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People).

ISBN: 9781897289648
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 120
Publisher: J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing
Published: 2011-04-16

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