Directing Ayckbourn (and Contemporary British Comedy) in an American Context: Establishing ‘True Brit’ in the Early Rehearsal Process

Paul C. Castagno, Paul Elsam

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    Abstract

    The rehearsal and staging of work that was created outside a discrete culture can present significant challenges, including within an educational context. This article highlights and unpicks the range of challenges that can face a director of stage plays written by Sir Alan Ayckbourn, when the work is planned, rehearsed and staged within a non-British context. The piece concludes with short exercises to help guide the director of work by Ayckbourn
    Original languageEnglish
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    JournalInternational Journal of Arts and Humanities
    Publication statusPublished - 12 Dec 2017

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