Theater for Beginners

Author(s): Richard Maxwell
Original Publish Date: Feb 16, 2015
Product Number: EB00645928
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781559367189
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"One of the strongest directors out there-an artist committed to making us see the world for what it is." - New Yorker With his ongoing exploration into actor behavior and an ever-innovative body of work, Richard Maxwell has written a study guide to the art of making theater. This illuminating volume provides a deeper understanding of his work, aesthetic philosophy, and process for creating theater. Richard Maxwell is a director and playwright and the artistic director of New York City Players. Maxwell's plays have been commissioned and presented in over 20 countries. He is a Doris Duke Performing Artist. Maxwell has been selected for a Guggenheim Fellowship, two OBIE Awards, a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant, and he was an invited artist in the Whitney Biennial (2012). Maxwell is the recipient of the 2014 Spalding Gray Award.

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