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Directing the play

Toby Cole

Directing the play

a source book of stagecraft

by Toby Cole

  • 19 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater -- Production and direction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statementby George II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen [and others] Edited with an illustrated history of directing, by Toby Cole and Helen Krich Chinoy.
    ContributionsChinoy, Helen Krich, joint ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2053 .C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination341 p.
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6133249M
    LC Control Number53005851
    OCLC/WorldCa1575875

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