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Essay | Directing: Stanislavski

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Directing: Stanislavski

Summary: Studies the way in which Stanislavski directed the famous failure of the Cherry Orchard.
The director's main task is to find meaning in the text and convey that meaning to the audience. The art of the director is to radically re-interpret the classic text in order to make it relevant for a contemporary audience. Adjudicate between these two different positions with reference to the work of two major theatre directors.

The director has become a very important part of a theatre performance. This has not always been the case. In the early years of theatre the director was seen chiefly as a manager, they were there to organise a performance and overlook the development of the play. The director's job was to focus on `the management' of a production to keep it moving forward. But this was soon to change, on May 1, 1874 the Duke of Saxe-Meiningen displayed a different direction style, which would go a long way to changing the role of...

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