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This collection brings together first-hand stories from Canada's acting community. Funny, shocking, embarrassing and poignant, these are the stories actors tell each other, providing an intimate glimpse into the world behind the camera and beyond the footlights. Arranged thematically, it starts with a chapter that focuses on early acting experiences ranging from William Shatner's first stage appearance and the evolution of Martin Short's "Ed Grimley" character, to Wayne and Schuster's initial meeting with Ed Sullivan.;Other chapters look at mentors, directors and producers, working with kids and animals, missed cues and lines, touring, audiences, fans, pranks and escapades and live radio and TV performances. The next chapter contains anecdotes starring names like Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Sir John Gielgud and Julie Andrews. Included are many stories from the Stratford Festival: Scott Wentworth cracking up during "Richard III", an actor on stage catching fire during a production of "Othello", and William Hutt's dying in an unconventional manner when Christopher Plummer's Hamlet could not get his sword out of his scabard.

Standing naked in the wings - Lynda Mason Green

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Title
Standing naked in the wings - anecdotes from Canadian actors
Author
Lynda Mason Green
format
Hardback
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Language
English
UK Publication Date
19980201

This collection brings together first-hand stories from Canada's acting community. Funny, shocking, embarrassing and poignant, these are the stories actors tell each other, providing an intimate glimpse into the world behind the camera and beyond the footlights. Arranged thematically, it starts with a chapter that focuses on early acting experiences ranging from William Shatner's first stage appearance and the evolution of Martin Short's "Ed Grimley" character, to Wayne and Schuster's initial meeting with Ed Sullivan.;Other chapters look at mentors, directors and producers, working with kids and animals, missed cues and lines, touring, audiences, fans, pranks and escapades and live radio and TV performances. The next chapter contains anecdotes starring names like Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Sir John Gielgud and Julie Andrews. Included are many stories from the Stratford Festival: Scott Wentworth cracking up during "Richard III", an actor on stage catching fire during a production of "Othello", and William Hutt's dying in an unconventional manner when Christopher Plummer's Hamlet could not get his sword out of his scabard.

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Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Actors - Canada - Anecdotes.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
304

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